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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00
This edited volume takes stock of the state of research and policy on the issue of Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW), ten years after the UN first agreed to deal with the problem. The end of the Cold War originated a series of phenomena that would subsequently come to dominate the political agenda. Perhaps most symptomatic of the ensuing environment... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2005; US$ 54.00
Each volume of the Library in a Book series is carefully designed to be a complete first-stop resource for research on important issues and events, many of which strongly affect the United States. Clearly written and organized, the books give the researcher an objective overview of the subject and a wealth of information in a variety of formats, as... more...
- United Nations University Press 2009; US$ 43.00
Every day, small arms and light weapons (SALW) kill and maim, wound and threaten millions of adults and children, whether combatants and civilians in war zones or gangs and communities in degraded peacetime environments that are characterized by large-scale violence. Due to their widespread availability, mobility and ease of use prolific... more...
- John Blake 2007; US$ 9.99
Born into poverty in a Glasgow tenement, James Crosbie went on to become Scotland's most notorious bank robber, the man behind the biggest heist in the country's history. Fearless, adventurous, and mischievous, he saw success as a businessman and traveler, but the lure of the next great job always proved too strong, particularly when on one occasion... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 38.99
Gun-related violence remains an intractable problem despite a decline in the past decade. Some believe the solution lies in stricter gun control laws while others think these measures would be ineffective or counter-productive. Guns, Gun Control, and Elections examines current gun control policy and explains how it was adopted by discussing the roles... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. 2013; US$ 19.95
Do you feel vulnerable in your own home? The Shooter?s Bible Guide to Home Defense was written to help you trade in your fears for a feeling of vigilance, readiness, and pride. This is not a catalog of gimmicks, gadgets, and drills that only a Navy Seal can perform but an intense look at how to fortify your home discreetly and protect yourself... more...
- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 34.99
Few schisms in American life run as deep or as wide as the divide between gun rights and gun control advocates. Awash in sound and symbol, the gun regulation debate has largely been defined by forceful rhetoric rather than substantive action. Politicians shroud themselves in talk of individual rights or public safety while lobbyists on both sides make... more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 34.99
In the generation that followed Frederick Douglass, no African American was more prominent, or more outspoken, than Ida B. Wells. Seriously considered as a rival to W.E.B. Du Bois and Booker T. Washington for race leadership, Wells' career began amidst controversy when she sued a Tennessee railroad company for ousting her from a first class car, a... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2006; US$ 55.00
There are as many guns in the United States as there are adults. This book, presents the issue with both sides of the debate on all the issues and, thus, the tools to make an informed decision. It breaks the debate into topics like history, effectiveness, legislation and court cases, individuals and organizations, and reliable further resources. more...
- Infobase Publishing 2003; US$ 32.95
Each book in this series offers all the statutes, legal opinions, and studies a student needs to structure a cohesive argument on a given controversial topic. Issues are presented from multiple points of view; sidebars cite law and opinions to aid in critical analysis; paratextual questions encourage reader engagement; and all sources are fully documented... more...