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Guns and crime
Michael R Rand
by U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Statistics in [Washington, D.C.]
Written in English
Shipping list no.: 94-0175-P
|Other titles||Handgun victimization, firearm, self-defense, and firearm theft|
|Statement||by Michael R. Rand|
|Series||Crime data brief|
|Contributions||United States. Bureau of Justice Statistics|
|The Physical Object|
The item Guns and crime, Louise Gerdes, book editor represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in Brigham Young University. This item is available to borrow from 1 library branch. Guns, Crime, and Punishment in America assembles a diverse group of the nation's leading authorities on guns and gun violence to present the most up-to-date research currently available. Exploring such controversial issues as gun- tracing initiatives, the possible extension of the Brady Bill, gun-oriented policing, federal law enforcement initiatives such as "Project Exile," and civil.
Book Summary: More Guns, Less Crime Since the Sandy Hook public school shooting last year, the gun control debate in the United States has been on fire. Citizens are demanding that President Obama take action to restore order and safety to schools and public places where gun-toting madmen can prey upon the innocent. The Crime Prevention Research Center is a nonprofit founded in by John Lott, author of the book “More Guns, Less Crime.” He is best known as an advocate in the gun rights debate, particularly his arguments against restrictions on owning and carrying guns.
“Apartheid Guns and Money, for my money, should be on the list of prescribed books for high school students in Grades 11 and 12 as well as university students, especially those majoring in political science, economics and forensic investigations.” ~ Kim Helfrich, DefenceWeb. 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.
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Guns, Crime and Freedom by Wayne LaPierre (Author), Tom Clancy (Foreword) out of 5 stars 22 ratings. ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book /5(22).
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, Crime, and Freedom by Wayne R. LaPierre (Author), Tom Clancy (Foreword) out of 5 stars 22 ratings. See all 13 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Cited by: 6. "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. Policy types will Author: Bernard E. Harcourt. 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 Author: Mark Gius.
Relying on the most rigorously comprehensive data analysis ever conducted on crime statistics and right-to-carry laws, the book directly challenges common perceptions about the relationship of guns, crime, and violence/5(77).
Consider two books: Arming America and More Guns Less Crime. Published in and respectively the former attracted the ire of the gun lobby the latter seduced it but both are a remarkable couple in that neither is at all factual. Arming America relied on probate records and information that very likely skewed by location, and era/5.
Agresti says that “people who use a gun for defense rarely harm (much less kill) criminals. This is because criminals often back off when they discover their targets are armed.” 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.
The Crime Bill outlawed the manufacture, sale, and possession of military-style assault weapons, but it expired in Infollowing a rash of shootings at U.S.
schools, further gun-control legislation was passed by the Senate but was voted down by the House of Representatives. established by guns laws that broadly target people with mental ill-ness will not capture this group of individuals.
Gun restriction laws focusing on people with mental illness perpetu-ate the myth that mental illness leads to violence, as well as the mis-perception that gun violence and mental illness are strongly linked.
The seminal argument, John Lott’s More Guns, Less Crime, was published in and has blurred the parameters of the gun safety debate ever since. “States that ban the concealed carrying of guns have murder rates per cent higher than states with the most liberal concealed-carry laws,” Lott reports.
According to the National Crime Victimization Survey,persons were victims of a crime committed with a firearm in  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. Most homicides in the United States are.
Includes bibliographical references (pages ) and index 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 / Morgan Reynolds and H. Sterling Burnett -- The Pages: 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.
Guns and crime. From The Books Back Cover: Greenhaven Press's At Issue series provides a wide range of opinions on individual social issues. Each volume focuses on a specific issue and offers a variety of perspectives-eyewitness accounts, governmental views, scientific analysis, newspaper and magazine accounts, and many more-to illuminate the issue.
Wayne LaPierre’s book Guns, Crime, and Freedom has a good many flaws. But in spite of them all, LaPierre has rendered a valuable service to the defenders of the Second Amendment.
The primary virtue of Guns is that it collects nearly all of the arguments and evidence against gun control into one tidy volume, and makes them easily accessible to all.
Rate this book. Clear rating. 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. More Guns, Less Crime: Understanding Crime and Gun Control Laws by John R. Lott Jr. ratings, average rating, 76 reviews Open Preview More Guns, Less Crime. "Guns, Crime, and Freedom has all the facts," the book's jacket states.
"It explores the issues of gun control, crime, and the Second Amendment, and. There is hardly a more contentious issue in American politics than the ownership of guns and various proposals for gun year tens of thousands of people are injured and killed by firearms; each year firearms are used to defend against and deter an unknown number of acts of violence; and each year firearms are widely used for recreational purposes.
Guns and crime. [James D Torr;] -- Contains ten essays that provide varying perspectives on issues related to gun control, discussing whether gun ownership causes violent crime, and debating the effectiveness of several gun control.Summary: Essays discuss a variety of viewpoints on guns and crime, covering such issues as the role of increased gun availability in crime prevention, the effectiveness of gun-free zone laws, and bans on assault weapons.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 .