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6 edition of Gun Violence in America found in the catalog.

Gun Violence in America

The Struggle for Control

by Alexander DeConde

  • 99 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Northeastern University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cultural studies,
  • History of specific subjects,
  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • Small firearms, guns & other equipment,
  • Violence in society,
  • 20th century,
  • 21st century,
  • c 1700 to c 1800,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Law Enforcement,
  • History,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • General,
  • History / General,
  • United States - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages416
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8574058M
    ISBN 101555535925
    ISBN 109781555535926

    talk about an opioid “crisis” or “epidemic” in America and by that logic, gun violence should qualify for equal treatment. M ore than 90 Americans a day die by gun fire.   The majority of America’s gun death victims are white men, and most of them die from self-inflicted gunshot wounds. In all, gun suicide claims the lives of 25, Americans each year.

    "Reducing Gun Violence in America Guns" is a comprehensive collection of rigorous essays/studies with the purpose of providing evidence-based research on how to reduce gun violence in America. This book takes an impassive approach to the very incendiary topical issue of violence and gun policy.4/5. Most agree that expanded background checks can be useful in keeping guns out of the hands of dangerous or irresponsible people. Considering that there is so much agreement on basic policy, what the gun debate desperately needs is sober clear-headed analysis. Reducing Gun Violence in America edited by Daniel Webster contributes greatly to this.

      The Gunning of America feels like one of those books where the author had an interesting story to tell that would have worked better as an essay but instead ended up shoehorned into a larger book that ultimately makes for a mixed read. Haag's telling of the history of the Winchester Repeating Arms Company and their heirs is interesting/5(53). Amid a growing consensus that the staggering toll of gun violence in the United States is an urgent public health issue, the Johns Hopkins University’s Bloomberg School of Public Health has convened experts on gun policy and violence from the United States and selected other countries to summarize relevant research and its implications for policymakers and concerned citizens.


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Gun Violence in America by Alexander DeConde Download PDF EPUB FB2

Reducing Gun Violence in America edited by Daniel Webster contributes greatly to this need." (Shawn Hamilton New Books in Public Policy) From the Back Cover "The rate of firearms homicides in America is twenty times higher than it is in other economically advanced nations.

We have got to change that."/5(24). In the long history of guns and gun violence in America, he explodes many myths, clarifies many misconceptions and challenges readers to suspend their preconceptions and bias to undertake a thoroughly rational, fact-based and thoughtful deconstruction of how the nation's gun culture and its politics evolved through decades of singificant Cited by: 7.

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This book critically examines the link between guns and violence. It weighs the value of guns for self-protection against the adverse effects of gun ownership and carrying.

It also analyses the role of public opinion, the Second Amendment to the US Constitution, and the firearms industry and. The staggering toll of gun violence—which cla U.S. lives each year—is an urgent public health issue that demands an effective evidence-based policy response. The Johns Hopkins University convened more than 20 of the world's leading experts on gun violence and policy to summarize relevant research and recommend policies that are.

GUN VIOLENCE IN AMERICA Edited by DANIEL W. WEBSTER and JON S. VERNICK Informing Policy with Evidence and Analysis Foreword by MICHAEL R. BLOOMBERG. Special discounts are available for bulk purchases of this book.

For more information, please contact Special Sales at or. In the wake of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on Febru, the school’s students and their counterparts across the country are speaking out non-stop against gun violence, leading to two nationwide planned events: the National School Walkout on March 14 and the March for Our Lives on March You may be interested in the following books.

gun violence arising from criminal misconduct or suicide is an important goal of broader primary and secondary prevention and intervention strategies.

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Gabor writes in a manner that is engaging, easily understood, and thought provoking. He does an excellent job of dissecting the topic of gun violence into the various aspects that make up this complex issue.” (Mary E.

Cervantes. Arming America: The Origins of a National Gun Culture is a discredited book by historian Michael A. Bellesiles about American gun culture, an expansion of a article he published in the Journal of American iles, then a professor at Emory University, used fabricated research to argue that during the early period of US history, guns were uncommon during peacetime and that.

Gun violence in the United States results in tens of thousands of deaths and injuries annually. Inthere w nonfatal firearm injuries ( injuries perpeople), deaths due to "injury by firearms" ( deaths perpeople). These deaths inclu suicides, 11, homicides, deaths due to accidental or negligent discharge of a firearm, and   America's Unique Gun Violence Problem The U.S.

has more guns than any other country in the world. While other developed peer countries also have high rates gun of. Gun-related homicides increased slightly after that, to a high of 11, inbefore falling again to 10, in Find data on homicides by weapon type from the Bureau of Justice Statistics.

Gangs and Gun-Related Homicide. Gun-related homicide is most prevalent among gangs and during the commission of felony crimes. Daniel Webster, director of Johns Hopkins University's Center for Gun Policy and Research, talks about his book, [Reducing Gun Violence in America].

This interview is. Nov. 23, Journalist Gary Younge chooses this day at random to report on deaths by gun violence that occurred in a hour period, for his book, Another Day in the Death of America: A Chronicle of Ten Short Lives.

The victims were ages 9 to AT A GLANCE WHAT: Campus Community Book Project Author’s Visit WHEN: Monday, March 2 WHERE: Mondavi Center for the Performing.Campus Community Book Project author Gary Younge addressed a campus audience March 2 about his book Another Day in the Death of America, in which he chronicled the deaths of 10 children and teens in one day in — victims of gun violence.

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