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Guns and Crime (At Issue)

Guns and Crime (At Issue)

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Published by Greenhaven Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social Issues - Violence

  • The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary Binding
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10604732M
    ISBN 100737739185
    ISBN 109780737739183
    OCLC/WorldCa193176837

      A number of people I talked to in my book basically said, I’m getting this gun because of Ferguson [the city where the killing of Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, by a white police. Traditional areas of crime prevention are reflected in the chapters on family/schools, guns, policing, sentencing, and correctional programs, and additional chapters cover emerging areas now considered critical to crime prevention, such as technology, surveillance, and specific efforts to protect more vulnerable populations.

    Gun control is one of the most controversial and emotional issues in many countries, with the debate often centring on whether regulations on an individual’s right to arms are an undue restriction on liberty and whether there is a correlation between guns and crime. (The quotes are from the paperback version of the book.) "More Guns, Less Crime is one of the most important books of our time." -- Thomas Sowell, Professor, Stanford University "John Lott has done the most extensive, thorough, and sophisticated study we have on the effects of loosening gun control laws." -- Gary Kleck, Professor, Florida State.

      Where Out-Of-State Crime Guns Flow the Fastest Source and recovery states with the highest share of guns traced in with a time-to-crime of under one year. Time-to-crime (TTC) measures the time between a gun’s original sale and its recovery by law enforcement. Firearms tracing is only conducted at the request of a law enforcement agency engaged in a bona fide criminal investigation where a firearm has been used or is suspected to have been used in a crime. Although not all firearms used in crimes that are recovered by law enforcement are traced, ATF encourages every agency to comprehensively trace.


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Guns and Crime (At Issue) Download PDF EPUB FB2

This edition in the At Issue series examines issues related to guns and crime. The title explores the relationship between accessibility to guns and gun-related crime, the impact of stronger gun laws, the effectiveness of the background check system, the ; Greenhaven Press's At Issue series provides a wide range of opinions on individual social : Library Binding.

Guns and Crime: The Data Don’t Lie investigates the ways in which the current data on guns and crime are inadequate and inaccurate. Although the majority of murders in the United States are committed with guns, research on gun ownership, the supply of guns, and the relationship between guns and crime is less thorough than studies done for many other aspects of public safety : Mark Gius.

Wayne LaPierre, CEO & National Spokesperson for the National Rifle Association (NRA), has written the first single source that provides the facts about the agenda of those who want to ban guns. He vigorously challenges the media & their claim that private gun ownership is the cause of the spiraling crime rate that has made American streets & communities unsafe/5(22).

Bernard E. Harcourtis Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Guns and Crime book School, and the author of Illusion of Order: The False Promise of Broken Windows Policing. "A gathering of well known scholars and policy experts, Harcourt's Guns, Crime, and Punishment.

Get this from a library. Guns and crime. [Noël Merino;] -- A compendium of opinion on the issue of guns and crime, including whether more stringent gun control would increase or decrease violence.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 24 cm. Contents: Fewer guns would make society safer / Richard Cohen --Guns in the right hands make society safer / David Kopel --Gun control can reduce crime / Douglas Weil --Gun control does not reduce crime / John R. Lott Jr. --Carrying concealed weapons reduces crime /.

"Guns, Crime, and Freedom" is a quick and informative read that should be required reading for anyone trying to formulate an opinion on the always-raging gun debate in the United States/5.

Gun Violence: Selected full-text books and articles The Global Gun Epidemic: From Saturday Night Specials to AKs By Wendy Cukier; Victor W. Sidel Praeger Security International,   John Lott, author of the book, “More Guns, Less Crime,” is president of the Crime Prevention Research Center, another outstanding source for info on this subject.

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"In Guns, Crime, and Freedom, Wayne LaPierre tells the true story." "Until now, there has been no single source for Americans - gun owners and those who don't own guns but are still interested in the debate over gun control - to find the available facts surrounding the gun control argument.

Guns, Crime, and Freedom has all the facts/5(2). Despite its shortcomings, Guns, Crime, and Freedom is a comprehensive, well-researched reference work. All the facts necessary to refute those who call for the banning of guns are right at hand and fully indexed.

Those who defend Americans’ right to keep and bear arms will find this a. Guns and Self-Defense: 23 Inspirational True Crime Stories of Survival with Firearms Guns Save Lives: 22 Inspirational True Crime Stories of Survival and Self-Defense with Firearms The Kidnapping and Murder of Little Skeegie Cash: J.

Edgar Hoover and Florida’s Lindbergh Case. More Guns, Less Crime is a book by John Lott that says violent crime rates go down when states pass " shall issue " concealed carry laws.

He presents the results of his statistical analysis of crime data for every county in the United States during 29 years from to Cited by:   Guns and Gangs: Inside Black Gun Crime by Graeme McLagan pp, Allison & Busby, £ A young mother shot on her bed as her two children cowered under the mattress, a.

'Guns, Crime and Freedom' The page book is mainly focused on dismantling arguments in support of gun control, including those in favor of assault weapon bans. However, it also attacks a broad. - The Law and Politics Book Review, A gathering of well known scholars and policy experts, Harcourt's Guns, Crime, and Punishment in America is an interesting and captivating read.

Students of criminal justice will find the book current in analysis as well as thought provoking. According to the National Crime Victimization Survey,persons were victims of a crime committed with a firearm in [1] In the same year, data collected by the FBI show that firearms were used in 68 percent of murders, 41 percent of robbery offenses and 21 percent of aggravated assaults nationwide.[2] Most homicides in the United States are committed with firearms, especially.

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8.UNDERSTANDING CRIME AND GUN CONTROL LAWS by Jr. Lott ‧ RELEASE DATE: May 1, An intriguing and shocking took at crime, guns, and gun control policy.

Lott (Law/Univ. of Chicago) writes with a relentless distaste for conventional wisdom, such as the belief that most people are killed by someone they know.More Guns, Less Crime: Understanding Crime and Gun-Control Laws by Lott Jr., John R. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at