Thank you @ViolenceWonks for the share! We are especially proud of this paper as it is the first quantitative test of moral panic theory! Hoping to have our replication study out under review soon.
Having recently passed 666 followers and having moral panics of one sort or another on the mind, I re-discovered this paper on moral panics and school shootings by the ever insightful @jschildkraut80 and colleagues https://t.co/MRFrMKbHQR
Crime, Law and Social Change Could it happen here? Moral panic, school shootings, and fear of crime among... https://t.co/qmca5DHrdI