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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00
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...
- 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 2013; US$ 44.95
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...
- Skyhorse Publishing 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 66.95
This book presents the first substantial analysis of the social and political reactions to events such as the Dunblane disaster in 1996 and also examines many of the wider issues relating to gun control in the United Kingdom. more...
- F+W Media 2011; US$ 24.99
Great articles, written by great gun writers, about classic rifles! The Gun Digest Book of Classic American Combat Rifles presents a unique compilation of articles on the greatest American combat rifles developed since 1776, and as they originally appeared in Gun Digest . Since the first issue of Gun Digest in 1944, combat rifles have made... more...
- Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 27.95
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...
- Free Press 2010; US$ 26.00
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...
- 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...
- NYU Press 2009; US$ 89.00
Nothing conjures up images of the American frontier and a pick-yourself-up-by-the-bootstraps view of freedom and independence quite like guns. Gun Crusaders is a fascinating inside look at how the four-million member National Rifle Association and its committed members come to see each and every gun control threat as a step down the path towards gun... more...