Guns in American Society

Guns in American Society

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Thoroughly updated and greatly expanded from its original edition, this three-volume set is the go-to comprehensive resource on the legal, social, psychological, political, and public health aspects of guns in American life. * 450 alphabetically organized entries, including 100 new for this edition, covering key issues (suicide, video games and gun violence, firearm injury statistics) and events (workplace shootings, the Virginia Tech massacre) * 102 expert contributors from all academic fields involved in studying the causes and effects of gun violence * A chronology of pivotal moments and controversies in the history of firearm ownership and use in the United States * An exhaustive bibliography of print and online resources covering all aspects of the study of guns in the United States * Appendices on federal gun laws, state gun laws, and pro- and anti-gun-control organizationsStricter gun control laws, more aggressive enforcement of existing laws, a crack- down on drug traffic, police task forces aimed at juvenile ... As of 2010, Wright had written 18 books and more than 300 journal articles, book chapters, essaysanbsp;...

Title:Guns in American Society
Author:Gregg Lee Carter
Publisher:ABC-CLIO - 2012


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