How American culture and a sense of ‘aggrieved entitlement’ in males can lead to mass shooters

Tristan Bridges is an assistant professor of sociology at University of California, Santa Barbara, and Tara Leigh Tober is a lecturer. The two are collaborating on a research project on mass shootings in America. Bridges and Tober argue that rather than focusing on individual characteristics of mass shooters in America, it’s key to look at the broader picture of American culture. In particular, as cultural shifts in America gradually erode some privileges that white

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