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Author: Christina Fisanick
Publisher: Detroit, MI : Greenhaven Press, ©2010.
Series: Global viewpoints.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines views on gun control from countries around the world, including India, Germany, Japan, South Africa, and others, discussing policies, global crime, its effects on society, and the impact of the global arms trade.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gun control.
Detroit, MI : Greenhaven Press, ©2010
(OCoLC)760488098
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christina Fisanick
ISBN: 9780737747287 0737747285 9780737747270 0737747277
OCLC Number: 441153838
Description: 242 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foreword --
Introduction --
Gun Control Policies Around The World: --
Switzerland considers gun control / Imogen Foulkes --
South Africa's gun-free zone policies have been effective / Adele Kirsten et al --
Jamaican gun control policies are ineffective / Denton Tyndale --
India's gun control policies are ineffective / Abhijeet Singh --
Periodical bibliography --
Gun Control And Global Crime: --
In Nigeria, mass gun ownership is not a solution to violent crimes / Okechukwu Emeh Jr --
Germany's gun control laws are ineffective in preventing crime / Kevin Yuill --
Canadian gun control laws have reduced domestic homicide rates / Coalition for Gun Control --
Australia's gun control policies have reduced crime / Simon Chapman, Philip Alpers, Kingsley Agho, Mike Jones --
Sudan's gun buyback programs will reduce crime / Adoik Mayik --
Periodical bibliography --
Effects Of Gun Ownership And Gun Control On Society: --
Proliferation of small arms is a global challenge / Thomas Jackson, Nicholas Marsh, Taylor Owen, Anne Thurin --
Gun-related crimes are costly for the people of New Zealand / Amanda Ruler --
Jamaican gun ownership is a threat to children and adolescents / Arthur Williams --
Gun ownership is not a threat to children's rights / Michael Farris --
Gun confiscation by Uganda's National Army has violated human rights in the Karamoja Region / Human Rights Watch --
United Nations gun confiscation program violates human rights in East Africa / David B Kopel, Paul Gallant, Joanne D Eisen --
Periodical bibliography --
Impact Of The Global Arms Trade: --
Global trade in small arms must be regulated / Integrated Regional Information Networks (IRIN) --
Passage of a global arms trade treaty is essential / Brian Wood --
Small arms trade in Trinidad and Tobago is responsible for increasing crime / United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime and the Latin America and the Caribbean Region of the World Bank --
Japan is active in the global arms trade / Robin Ballantyne --
Russia's place in the global arms trade is uncertain / Collin Koh, Ron Matthews --
Costa Rica's small arms regulations should be adopted internationally / Oscar Arias Sanchez --
Periodical bibliography --
For further discussion --
Organizations to contact --
Bibliography of books --
Index.
Series Title: Global viewpoints.
Responsibility: Christina Fisanick, book editor.

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Examines views on gun control from countries around the world, including India, Germany, Japan, South Africa, and others, discussing policies, global crime, its effects on society, and the impact of the global arms trade.

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