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Guns and College Homicide : the Case to Prohibit Firearms on Campus.

Author: Stephen K Boss
Publisher: Jefferson : McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers, 2019.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"At a time when mass shootings in schools and other public spaces have become commonplace, it might seem surprising that American college campuses are not magnets for murderers but sanctuaries from them. Due to remarkably effective gun-safe policies, deaths by firearms on college campuses are 1,000 times less frequent than in the U.S. public at large"--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Boss, Stephen K.
Guns and College Homicide : The Case to Prohibit Firearms on Campus.
Jefferson : McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers, ©2019
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen K Boss
ISBN: 1476634882 9781476634883
OCLC Number: 1083041776
Description: 1 online resource (263 pages)
Contents: Cover; Table of Contents; Preface; 1. My Journey to Sanctuary; 2. A Grand Social Experiment; 3. Gun Violence in the United States; 4. The Clery Act; 5. The Profile of Collegiate Homicide in the United States; 6. Historically Black Colleges and Universities Matter; 7. The Guns of August; 8. Speak Truth to Power; Appendix (by State); Table 1. Annual Statistics; Table 2. Source Information; Table 3. Mode of Homicide; Table 4. Victims; Chapter Notes; Bibliography; Index

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Describes the profile of collegiate homicide in the United States. Parents who want to know whether their child will be safe on campus will want to read this book. The book provides them with tools  Read more...

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