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Guns and Violence

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  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Greenhaven Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social Issues - Violence,
  • Law & Crime,
  • Firearms ownership,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s 12-Up - Sociology,
  • United States,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 10-12),
  • Social Studies - Sociology,
  • Law and legislation,
  • Firearms,
  • Gun control

  • Edition Notes

    Current Controversies

    The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary binding
    Number of Pages219
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7897434M
    ISBN 100737700653
    ISBN 109780737700657
    OCLC/WorldCa40595358

    Point Blank: Guns and Violence in America is a book about gun violence in the United States by Florida State University criminologist Gary book was published by Aldine de Gruyter in , and received the Michael J. Hindelang Award from the American Society of Criminology.. Reception. Philip J. Cook reviewed the book for the New England Journal of Author: Gary Kleck. The program is rated Effective. There were statistically significant reductions in youth homicide, citywide gun assaults, calls for service, and recovered new guns following implementation of the intervention. Kansas City (MO) Gun Experiment A police patrol project aimed at reducing gun violence, drive-by shootings and homicides.

      Buy a cheap copy of Point Blank: Guns and Violence in book by Gary Kleck. Winner of the Michael J. Hindelang award of the American Society of Criminology. By there were approximately million guns in private hands in the Free shipping over $/5(2).   Sen. Chris Murphy announces new book on violence and guns Sen. Chris Murphy, the Connecticut Democrat who has become a leading voice in Congress on the issue of gun control, is writing a book.

    An essential companion to Reducing Gun Violence in America, the reliable, empirical research and legal analysis in this e-book will help lawmakers, opinion leaders, and concerned citizens identify policy changes to address gun violence, which takes an average of more than 80 lives every day in the United States.   School shootings remain extremely rare, representing a tiny fraction of the gun violence epidemic that, on average, leaves a child bleeding or dead every hour in .


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“The scholar concerned with the comprehensive study of the right to bear arms, the extent of gun ownership, and gun control and its impact on violent crime in a society must certainly read Guns and Violence: The English Experience Malcolm has written a fine book on which English gun owners would be able to mount a legitimate challenge to Cited by: Guns and Violence book.

Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Behind the passionate debate over gun control and armed crime lurk /5. The Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence — an organization committed to fighting the gun violence issue on a state and federal level — created The Gun Violence History Book.

Made out of articles, facts, and data showcasing a tragic and. This book goes counter to what most English people instinctively believe and that is that guns cause violence. It gives a history of weapon ownership in England and shows that when we most heavily armed, in the 19th century,is when violent crime against the person was at its lowest/5(35).

Guns, Violence, and Teens book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. -- These overpage titles present the facts and analyze some /5. gun violence arising from criminal misconduct or suicide is an important goal of broader primary and secondary prevention and intervention strategies.

Such strategies must also attend to redirecting developmental antecedents and larger sociocultural processes that contribute to gun violence and gun-related deaths. antecedents to Gun vioLence:File Size: KB.

Every day, more than Americans are killed with guns and more are shot and wounded. The effects of gun violence extend far beyond these casualties—gun violence shapes the lives of millions of Americans who witness it, know someone who was shot, or live in fear of the next shooting.

In order to illustrate [ ]. Examines whether gun violence is a serious problem, what measures can reduce violent incidents, the constitutionality of gun control, and if guns are the best tool for self defense Includes bibliographical references (pages ) and indexPages:   In the book Gun Violence and Public Life, Michael Kimmel and Cliff Leek, both experts on masculinity, contributed a chapter titled, "There is a GunMAN on Campus," referencing the shooting at.

3Preventing Gun Violence Involving People with Serious Mental Illness 33 Jeffrey W. Swanson, Allison Gilbert Robertson, Linda K. Frisman, Michael A. Norko, Hsiu-Ju Lin, Marvin S.

Swartz, and Philip J. Cook 4Evidence for Optimism: Policies to Limit Batterers’ Access to Guns 53 April M. Zeoli and Shannon Frattaroli. “This book is the wake-up call America needs. Guns Down is an unapologetic, bold, evidence-based call for radical change.

Appeasements and baby steps will not end the gun violence epidemic that has gripped our country. The plan, in this book, will.” —Debra Messing, actor. Investigating the real relationship between guns and violence, Malcolm presents an incisive, thoroughly researched historical study of England, whose strict gun laws and low rates of violent crime are often cited as proof that gun control works.

Malcolm also offers a revealing comparison of the experience in England with that in modern America. Gun violence is a contemporary global human rights issue. Gun-related violence threatens our most fundamental human right, the right to life. Gun violence is a daily tragedy affecting the lives of individuals around the world.

More than people die every day because of violence committed with firearms. Anyone can be affected by firearm. Gun violence in the United States is an epidemic / Bill Durston ; The number of crimes committed with guns is increasing in the United States / Walter F. Roche Jr. ; Gun violence disproportionately affects African Americans and other minorities / We Need to Stop ; America's gun culture is fading / Gun Guys ; The media show an anti-gun bias in.

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 now researchers have Pages:   Beating Guns: Hope for People Who Are Weary of Violence is not just a book; it’s a movement.

Authors Shane Claiborne and Michael Martin recently conducted a thirty-seven-city Beating Guns Tour, literally hammering guns into garden tools at each stop, alluding to Isaiah “They will beat their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks.”.

Guns and Violence: The English Experience. Behind the passionate debate over gun control and armed crime lurk assumptions about the link between guns and violence. Indeed, the belief that more guns in private hands means higher rates of armed crime underlies most modern gun control legislation.

But are these assumptions valid. Chapter 1 Is Gun Violence a Serious Problem. Chapter Preface Yes: Gun Violence Is a Serious Problem.

Gun Violence in the United States. Is an Epidemic Bill Durston The Number of Crimes Committed with Guns Is Increasing in the United States Walter F. Roche Jr Gun Violence Disproportionately Affects African Americans and Other Pages: 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.3/5(4). According to the National Crime Victimization Survey,persons were victims of a crime committed with a firearm in [1] In the same year, data collected by the FBI show that firearms were used in 68 percent of murders, 41 percent of robbery offenses and 21 percent of aggravated assaults nationwide.[2] Most homicides in the United States are.

Gun violence is a leading cause of premature death in the U.S. Guns kill more t people and cause nea injuries each year. As a longtime advocate for violence prevention policies, APHA recognizes a comprehensive public health approach to addressing this growing crisis is necessary.Firearms and Violence uses conventional standards of science to examine three major themes - firearms and violence, the quality of research, and the quality of data available.

The book assesses the strengths and limitations of current databases, examining current research studies on firearm use and the efforts to reduce unjustified firearm use.Get this from a library!

Guns and violence. [Laura K Egendorf;] -- Examines whether gun violence is a serious problem, what measures can reduce violent incidents, the constitutionality of gun control, and if guns are the best tool for self defense.