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- 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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 45.99
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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1998; US$ 38.99
In recent years, political discourse about gun control and the Second Amendment has become increasingly volatile and this collection of original essays by top scholars illuminates the various reasons why. more...
- F+W Media 2014; US$ 15.99
Whether you own firearms as part of your livelihood, for protection or for sport - or if you don't own guns at all - Gun Safety in the Home by Massad Ayoob can help you understand safe handling and secure storage methods for firearms in the home, and replace your child's natural curiosity and ignorance with a basic understanding and respect for... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95
Every year around three-quarters of a million people die (directly or indirectly) as a result of gun violence, with most deaths occurring in the poorest, yet also most highly weaponized parts of the world. Firearm proliferation -- 875 million global firearms -- is a direct contributor to both regional conflicts and to crime. This book attempts to... more...
Guns in American Society: An Encyclopedia of History, Politics, Culture, and the Law, 2nd Edition [3 volumes]ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 323.00
The landmark 2002 edition of Guns in American Society: An Encyclopedia of History, Politics, Culture, and the Law was acclaimed for helping readers get beyond the sometimes overheated rhetoric and navigate the overwhelming amount of unbiased academic research on gun-related issues. Now, in light of the steady rate of gun violence and several high-profile... 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$ 37.99
100 billion dollars. That is the annual cost of gun violence in America according to the authors of this landmark study, a book destined to change the way Americans view the problem of gun-related violence.Until now researchers have assessed the burden imposed by gunshot injuries and deaths in terms of medical costs and lost productivity. Here, economists... 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...