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Pathway to Lethality

Nov 5, 2015 | Comments Off on Pathway to Lethality

The news headlines and by-lines of today are disconcerting. Twelve killed and 70 wounded in Aurora Colorado, three dead and one injured in the WDBJ shooting in Roanoke, Virginia; and Georgia shooting: “Murder-suicide leaves 5 dead, including children, police say”. When it comes to mental illness, drugs and weapons… who ultimately receives the brunt of the criticism…

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Are We There Yet?

Nov 4, 2015 | Comments Off on Are We There Yet?

No we are not there yet…and may never be!  What have we learned from school shootings in the US?  Much, but not yet enough to sufficiently safeguard those who invariably travel to and participate daily in one of society’s most important institutions, our schools.  As a Sociologist, I often explore human interaction in social organizations. As…

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