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Good Guys with Guns: The Appeal and Consequences of Concealed Carry

Angela Stroud

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469627892
eISBN:
9781469627915
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627892.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

Although the rate of gun ownership in U.S. households has declined from an estimated 50 percent in 1970 to approximately 32 percent today, Americans' propensity for carrying concealed firearms has ... More


MGM and Viva Villa!

Joseph McBride

in Hawks on Hawks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813142623
eISBN:
9780813145242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142623.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter deals with Hawks’ work for MGM, focusing on the film Viva Villa!. He talks about Irving Thalberg, the difficulties of filming in a violent part of Mexico, his experiences with guns, and ... More


“The Famous Christmas Truce”: The First World War and the Christmas Truce, 1960–1969

Terri Blom Crocker

in The Christmas Truce: Myth, Memory, and the First World War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166155
eISBN:
9780813166650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166155.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In the late 1950s and the 1960s, the orthodox narrative of the First World War began to coalesce around the “futile-and-senseless” view, which had previously been merely one strand in the conflict’s ... More


Refuse to Be a Victim?: Femininity, Guns, and Victimization

Angela Stroud

in Good Guys with Guns: The Appeal and Consequences of Concealed Carry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469627892
eISBN:
9781469627915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627892.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter provides an in-depth analysis of how women relate to and understand gendered discourses of guns and vulnerability in light of cultural constructions of women’s victimization. The women ... More


The Material Culture of Weapons in the Civil War

Earl J. Hess (ed.)

in War Matters: Material Culture in the Civil War Era

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643205
eISBN:
9781469643229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643205.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Troops in both armies cherished their guns, not only as weapons necessary for their survival, but also as an extension of the physical self. They sometimes domesticated their guns by giving them ... More


The ‘international’ film

Tom Ryall

in Anthony Asquith

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064524
eISBN:
9781781703007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064524.003.0021
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter scrutinizes the final phase of Anthony Asquith's career and the internationalising of the scope of his films. Since the late 1940s, the major Hollywood companies and the new breed of ... More


Gun Crime

Keith Dowding

in It's the Government, Stupid!: How Governments Blame Citizens for Their Own Policies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529206388
eISBN:
9781529206432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529206388.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Gun crime in the USA is wildly out of line with all other nations (that are not failed states). This chapter examines the different regulations governing the sale and ownership of guns around the ... More


Gift Exchange

Jessica Yirush Stern

in Lives in Objects: Native Americans, British Colonists, and Cultures of Labor and Exchange in the Southeast

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631486
eISBN:
9781469631509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631486.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Southeastern Indian leaders and colonial leaders used gifts to try to control their neighbors. The colonists assumed that Indians who received British gifts would use those gifts (usually guns) to ... More


Preventing Ordinary and Extraordinary Violence

Mary D. Fan

in The Politicization of Safety: Critical Perspectives on Domestic Violence Responses

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479805648
eISBN:
9781479888733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479805648.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The paradigm of the armed and dangerous mass killer in public opinion and legislation is a homicidal-suicidal stranger hunting in public. Yet half of all firearms-related homicides take place in the ... More


Arms Trafficking

Simon Mackenzie

in Transnational Criminology: Trafficking and Global Criminal Markets

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529203783
eISBN:
9781529203820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203783.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter addresses arms trafficking in four sections: the nature and extent of the harm; the structure of arms trafficking (considered in terms of source, transit and demand); regulation and ... More


PTSD Diagnosis

Dava Guerin and Terry Bivens

in The Eagle on My Arm: How the Wilderness and Birds of Prey Saved a Veteran's Life

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813180021
eISBN:
9780813180038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813180021.003.0013
Subject:
History, Military History

In this chapter we get to know Patrick’s son, Skyler, now grown and in the US Army. After serving for over a decade, Skyler returns home and Patrick clearly sees he is suffering from PTSD just like ... More


American Radicalism—Left, Right, and Rural

Catherine McNicol Stock

in Rural Radicals: Righteous Rage in the American Grain

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501714030
eISBN:
9781501714047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714030.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The bombing of the Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City was a stunning and shocking tragedy. But it had long historical and political roots in the American countryside, where a unique cultural ... More


One in a Million

George Case

in Takin' Care of Business: A History of Working People's Rock 'n' Roll

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780197548813
eISBN:
9780197548844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197548813.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, American

Since the 1990s, various forms of popular music have become associated with values few could have foreseen decades earlier: militarism, misogyny, nativism, and outright racism. Historic changes in ... More


The Environmental Protection Agency: 1970–2010

James K. Conant and Peter J. Balint

in The Life Cycles of the Council on Environmental Quality and the Environmental Protection Agency: 1970 - 2035

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190203702
eISBN:
9780197559499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190203702.003.0008
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmentalist and Conservationist Organizations

The official birthdate of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is December 2, 1970. On that day the Senate confirmed William Ruckelshaus, President Nixon’s nominee to be the administrator ... More


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