A Theoretical Perspective On Violence Against Governmental Authority
Author: GREGORY G. BRUNK, C. KENNETH MEYER AND LAURA ANN WILSON-GENTRY
Published in PAM, Vol. 4 No. 3
The ultimate sources of some anti-authority violence lie at the
societal level and these cannot be remedied easily by public policy.
Therefore, to understand anti-authority violence it is first necessary to
address the sources, the justifications, and ramifications of violence in
American society. This paper identifies some factors that are particularly
associated with attacks on governmental authority figures.