Guns in American Society: An Encyclopedia of History, Politics, Culture, and the Law (Hardcover)

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    Gregg Lee Carter is professor of sociology at Bryant University, Smithfield, RI. He has authored or edited 22 books, includingThe Gun Control Movement and ABC-CLIO's Gun Control in the United States: A Reference Handbook.

    Thoroughly updated and greatly expanded from its original edition, this three-volume set is the go-to comprehensive resource on the legal, social, psychological, political, and public health aspects of guns in American life.

    • 450 alphabetically organized entries, including 100 new for this edition, covering key issues (suicide, video games and gun violence, firearm injury statistics) and events (workplace shootings, the Virginia Tech massacre)

    • 102 expert contributors from all academic fields involved in studying the causes and effects of gun violence

    • A chronology of pivotal moments and controversies in the history of firearm ownership and use in the United States

    • An exhaustive bibliography of print and online resources covering all aspects of the study of guns in the United States

    • Appendices on federal gun laws, state gun laws, and pro- and anti-gun-control organizations


    ISBN 9780313386701
    Genre HISTORY / United States / General
    Format Hardcover
    Pages 1096
    Publisher Date 2012-05-04 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Abc-Clio Inc
    Copyright Year 2012
    Height 10.5 in
    Wdth 7.5 in
    Thickness 3.5 in
    Unit weight 2.96 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle An Encyclopedia of History, Politics, Culture, and the Law
    Volume Number 3
    Edition Number 2
    Edition Detail Revised
    Audience College/higher education
    Country of Origin United States
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