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Guns and contemporary society : the past, present, and future of firearms and firearm policy

Author: Glenn H Utter
Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference, [2016] 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : [Enhanced Credo edition]View all editions and formats
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In this hard-hitting compilation, experts delve into various aspects of firearms in America-from gun control and gun rights to militia movements, to school-related shootings, and to the recent trends in gun ownership by women. Authors from varied backgrounds and viewpoints share their perspectives on the pros and cons of firearm ownership as all of the following: a constitutional right, a key instrument of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
3 volumes : illustrations
(DLC) 2015018600
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Glenn H Utter
ISBN: 9781786845160 1786845164 9781440832185 1440832188
OCLC Number: 1020776025
Description: 1 online resource (38 entries) : 18 images
Contents: Volume 1. Background to the current debate over firearms --
Volume 2. Cultural issues related to firearms in the United States --
Volume 3. Current controversies and policy recommendations.
Responsibility: Glenn H. Utter, editor.

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This three-volume set examines various approaches to firearms, including constitutional and legal issues, public health and criminal justice concerns, and perspectives on personal safety and  Read more...

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