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Gun violence : the real cost

Author: Philip J Cook; Jens Ludwig
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2000.
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This study aims to quantify the social costs of gun violence in order to help policy makers determine how many and which violence programmes to support. The authors offer detailed information about  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip J Cook; Jens Ludwig
ISBN: 0195137930 9780195137934
OCLC Number: 45580985
Description: 256 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Gun violence and life in America --
Victimization risks --
How guns matter --
What counts? --
Medical costs : gross versus net --
The mythical importance of productivity losses --
Avoidance and prevention --
Willingness-to-pay to reduce gun violence --
Remedies.
Responsibility: Philip J. Cook and Jens Ludwig.
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"The first effort to make a comprehensive estimate of the price the nation pays for criminal shootings, gun accidents, and suicides committed with guns."--The New York Times"Marshalls new information Read more...

 
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