Guns and crime

An overview of guns and crime / Kenneth Jost -- Gun violence is a serious problem / Juliet A. Leftwich -- The media overlook the role of guns in preventing crime / John R. Lott Jr. -- America's gun-centered culture is responsible for mass shootings / Robert Jay Lifton -- A weak cultural moralit...

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Other Authors: Gerdes, Louise I. (Editor)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Detroit [u.a.] Greenhaven Press 2008
Edition:[Nachdr.]
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Summary:An overview of guns and crime / Kenneth Jost -- Gun violence is a serious problem / Juliet A. Leftwich -- The media overlook the role of guns in preventing crime / John R. Lott Jr. -- America's gun-centered culture is responsible for mass shootings / Robert Jay Lifton -- A weak cultural morality can be blamed for gun crime / Kurt Williamsen -- A lack of gun control leads to gun crime / Lillian B. Rubin -- Gun control does not reduce violent crime / Richard A. Levy -- The increased availability of guns reduces crime / John Luik -- The claim that increased gun availability reduces crime is unfounded / Sabina Thaler -- Concealed-carry laws make people safer / Michael Barone -- The gun industry uses fear to promote unnecessary concealed-carry laws / Kris Berggren -- Gun-free zone laws prevent gun crime at schools / Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence -- Gun-free zone laws increase gun crime at schools / Ann Coulter -- Bans on assault weapons increase public safety / Nicholas D. Kristof -- Bans on assault weapons will not reduce crime / John Hay Rabb -- People have the right to defend themselves with guns / Alan Contreras -- Freedom does not include unrestricted access to guns / Philadelphia Inquirer
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:122 S.
ISBN:9780737739183
9780737739190