2015 study from Stetson University published in Journal of Communications that explores violence in movies and video games and rates of societal violence over the same period.
2015 review of FBI statistics and a study in Justice Quarterly showing patterns and trends relating to violence in the United States and the typical characteristics of perpetrators.
2013 review of scholarly studies that examine possible positive and negative outcomes of violent video game play, including links to aggressive behavior.
2014 study published in the American Educational Research Journal exploring the factors associated with racial disparities in school discipline.
Literature review of studies relating to various aspects of mass shooting/murder incidents in the United States and abroad.
2014 literature review of academic studies relating to various aspects of mass shooting and murder incidents in United States schools.
2013 roundup of relevant data, reports, studies that can help contextualize the Washington Navy Yard shooting incident.
2013 study in Annals of Emergency Medicine analyzing 1.3 million injury deaths in 3,141 U.S. counties from 1999 to 2006 to understand rural and urban risk factors.
2011 study in the American Journal of Criminal Justice comparing gun availability and homicide rates across nations.
2013 review of studies that provide insight into the nature of gun sellers and sales transactions, with an emphasis on illegal purchasing attempts and related research on gun laws.