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Thegun debate : what everyone needs to know

Author: Philip J Cook; Kristin A Goss
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, [2014] ©2014
Series: What everyone needs to know
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Guns in America: What Everyone Needs to Know takes readers on a tour of the issues that Americans debate when they talk about guns. The volume includes information on gun control pertaining to U.S.  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip J Cook; Kristin A Goss
ISBN: 9780199338986 0199338981
OCLC Number: 908634747
Description: x, 280 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction ; 1. America and Its Guns ; 2. Reasons for Owning a Firearm ; 3. The Value of Guns for Safety and Protection ; 4. The Costs of Gun Violence ; 5. Causes of Gun Violence ; 6. Manufacture and Marketing of Guns ; 7. How America Regulates Firearms ; 8. Effectiveness of Firearms Policy ; 9. Guns and Gun Control in History ; 10. Public Opinion and Political Party Positions on Guns ; 11. The Gun Rights Movement ; 12. The Gun Control Movement ; 13. Gun Policy Going Forward ; Bibliography ; Index
Series Title: What everyone needs to know
Responsibility: Philip J. Cook and Kristin A. Goss.

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Too many debates about public policy in the US suffer from the absence of accurate information, careful reasoning, and objective research. This superb book not only supplies all that for firearm Read more...

 
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