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- F+W Media 2014; US$ 15.99 US$ 13.11
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...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 19.99
Learn everything you need to know to own and shoot firearms responsibly in this newly updated guide. Owning a firearm is a big responsibility. There?s more to it than just walking into a gun shop and walking out with a gun. In addition to knowing state laws and regulations, you?ll need to have the confidence to choose the right firearm for your... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
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...
- Free Press 2010; US$ 21.99
Ours is a nation in the grip of a strange kind of mania. Why after President Reagan was shot was there virtually no handgun legislation? Why after the Columbine massacre in Littleton, Colorado, was nothing done to regulate the tools that children most frequently use to kill one another? Why was there no legislative response after a six-year-old in... 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...
- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 185.00
Top scholars present an unbiased, two-volume set that takes on the explosive issue of guns and gun violence in the United States. School shootings, gangland slayings, spousal murder. With more guns than people, the United States suffers a death-by-gun rate 10, 20, even 50 times that of other industrialized democracies. more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 37.99 US$ 32.67
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...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2013; US$ 19.99
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...
- 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...
- Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 31.95 US$ 25.56
More than any other advanced industrial democracy, the United States is besieged by firearms violence. Each year, some 30,000 people die by gunfire. Over the course of its history, the nation has witnessed the murders of beloved public figures; massacres in workplaces and schools; and epidemics of gun violence that terrorize neighborhoods and claim... more...