aller au contenu
Living with guns : a liberal's case for the Second Amendment Aperçu de cet ouvrage
FermerAperçu de cet ouvrage
Vérifiant…

Living with guns : a liberal's case for the Second Amendment

Auteur : Craig R Whitney
Éditeur : New York : Public Affairs, ©2012.
Édition/format :   Print book : Anglais : 1st edVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
Base de données :WorldCat
Résumé :
Newtown. Columbine. Virginia Tech. Tucson. Aurora. Gun violence on a massive scale has become a plague in our society, yet politicians seem more afraid of having a serious conversation about guns than they are of the next horrific shooting. Any attempt to change the status quo, whether to strengthen gun regulations or weaken them, is sure to degenerate into a hysteria that changes nothing. Our attitudes toward guns  Lire la suite...
Évaluation :

(pas encore évalué) 0 avec des critiques - Soyez le premier.

Sujets
Plus comme ceci

 

Trouver un exemplaire dans la bibliothèque

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Recherche de bibliothèques qui possèdent cet ouvrage...

Détails

Format : Livre
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : Craig R Whitney
ISBN : 9781610391696 1610391691
Numéro OCLC : 778420567
Description : xvii, 285 pages ; 25 cm
Contenu : The gun battles of our day --
Guns and survival, guns and American independence --
Guns against tyranny --
Guns and self-defense in nineteenth-century America --
The Second Amendment and the Supreme Court --
Gun control and gun violence --
The thinking behind gun rights --
What can be done.
Autres titres : Liberal's case for the Second Amendment
Responsabilité : Craig R. Whitney.

Résumé :

A longtime New York Times editor reexamines America's long relationship with guns, finding less than meets the eye in arguments for greater gun regulation  Lire la suite...

Critiques

Critiques éditoriales

Synopsis de l’éditeur

Adam Winkler, Author of Gunfight: The Battle over the Right to Bear Arms in America "Living With Guns is a fascinating and provocative illumination of America's centuries-long battle over gun Lire la suite...

 
Critiques d’utilisateurs
Récupération des critiques de GoodReads...
Récuperation des critiques DOGObooks…

Tags

Tous les tags des utilisateurs (3)

Voir les tags les plus utilisés sous forme de : liste de tags | nuage de tags

Confirmez cette demande

Vous avez peut-être déjà demandé cet ouvrage. Veuillez sélectionner OK si vous voulez poursuivre avec cette demande quand même.

Données liées


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/778420567> # Living with guns : a liberal's case for the Second Amendment
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "778420567" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1358784953#Topic/social_science_criminology> ; # SOCIAL SCIENCE--Criminology
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1358784953#Topic/political_science_political_freedom_&_security_law_enforcement> ; # POLITICAL SCIENCE--Political Freedom & Security--Law Enforcement
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1356075> ; # Constitution (United States)
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/classification/KF3941> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/949382> ; # Gun control
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States.
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008103816> ; # Firearms--Law and legislation--United States
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008105453> ; # Gun control--United States
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/925588> ; # Firearms--Law and legislation
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1358784953#Topic/law_civil_rights> ; # LAW--Civil Rights
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/323.43/e23/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1358784953#Topic/political_science_political_freedom_&_security_civil_rights> ; # POLITICAL SCIENCE--Political Freedom & Security--Civil Rights
    schema:alternateName "Liberal's case for the Second Amendment" ;
    schema:bookEdition "1st ed." ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:copyrightYear "2012" ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/14875942> ; # Craig R. Whitney
    schema:datePublished "2012" ;
    schema:description "The gun battles of our day -- Guns and survival, guns and American independence -- Guns against tyranny -- Guns and self-defense in nineteenth-century America -- The Second Amendment and the Supreme Court -- Gun control and gun violence -- The thinking behind gun rights -- What can be done."@en ;
    schema:description "Newtown. Columbine. Virginia Tech. Tucson. Aurora. Gun violence on a massive scale has become a plague in our society, yet politicians seem more afraid of having a serious conversation about guns than they are of the next horrific shooting. Any attempt to change the status quo, whether to strengthen gun regulations or weaken them, is sure to degenerate into a hysteria that changes nothing. Our attitudes toward guns are utterly polarized, leaving basic questions unasked: How can we reconcile the individual right to own and use firearms with the right to be safe from gun violence? Is keeping guns out of the hands of as many law-abiding Americans as possible really the best way to keep them out of the hands of criminals? And do 30,000 of us really have to die by gunfire every year as the price of a freedom protected by the Constitution? Craig R. Whitney, former editor at the New York Times, seeks out answers. He re-examines why the right to bear arms was enshrined in the Bill of Rights, and how it came to be misunderstood. He looks to colonial times, surveying the degree to which guns were a part of everyday life. Finally, blending history and reportage, Whitney explores how twentieth-century turmoil and culture war led to today's climate of activism, partisanship, and stalemate, in a nation that contains an estimated 300 million guns -- and probably at least 60 million gun owners. In the end, Whitney proposes a new way forward through our gun rights stalemate, showing how we can live with guns -- and why, with so many of them around, we have no other choice."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1358784953> ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Living with guns : a liberal's case for the Second Amendment"@en ;
    schema:productID "778420567" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/778420567#PublicationEvent/new_york_public_affairs_2012> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1358784953#Agent/public_affairs> ; # Public Affairs
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781610391696> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/778420567> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1358784953#Agent/public_affairs> # Public Affairs
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Public Affairs" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1358784953#Topic/law_civil_rights> # LAW--Civil Rights
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "LAW--Civil Rights"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1358784953#Topic/political_science_political_freedom_&_security_civil_rights> # POLITICAL SCIENCE--Political Freedom & Security--Civil Rights
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "POLITICAL SCIENCE--Political Freedom & Security--Civil Rights"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1358784953#Topic/political_science_political_freedom_&_security_law_enforcement> # POLITICAL SCIENCE--Political Freedom & Security--Law Enforcement
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "POLITICAL SCIENCE--Political Freedom & Security--Law Enforcement"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1358784953#Topic/social_science_criminology> # SOCIAL SCIENCE--Criminology
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "SOCIAL SCIENCE--Criminology"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008103816> # Firearms--Law and legislation--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Firearms--Law and legislation--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008105453> # Gun control--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Gun control--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1356075> # Constitution (United States)
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    schema:name "Constitution (United States)" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/925588> # Firearms--Law and legislation
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Firearms--Law and legislation"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/949382> # Gun control
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Gun control"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/14875942> # Craig R. Whitney
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1943" ;
    schema:familyName "Whitney" ;
    schema:givenName "Craig R." ;
    schema:name "Craig R. Whitney" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781610391696>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1610391691" ;
    schema:isbn "9781610391696" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Fermer la fenêtre

Veuillez vous identifier dans WorldCat 

Vous n’avez pas de compte? Vous pouvez facilement créer un compte gratuit.