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Conclusions

Abigail A. Kohn

in Shooters: Myths and Realities of America's Gun Cultures

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195150513
eISBN:
9780199944095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150513.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Sport and Leisure

This chapter offers suggestions on how to advance the gun debate in the U.S. It discusses how the gun control movement has latched onto the public health field to make its case for stronger gun ... More


Introduction: Guns in America

Abigail A. Kohn

in Shooters: Myths and Realities of America's Gun Cultures

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195150513
eISBN:
9780199944095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150513.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Sport and Leisure

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the myths and realities of gun culture in the U.S. This volume features interviews with three different types of shooters, ... More


Conclusion: We Hope for Better Things; It Shall Rise from the Ashes

Jennifer Carlson

in Citizen-Protectors: The Everyday Politics of Guns in an Age of Decline

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199347551
eISBN:
9780190236595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199347551.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Law, Crime and Deviance

The conclusion summarizes the book’s findings and their implications for scholarship as well as gun policy. Taking stock of how the everyday politics of armed self-defense intersects with racial ... More


Safer with a gun

Mark R. Joslyn

in The Gun Gap

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190064822
eISBN:
9780190064860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190064822.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

Chapter 4 examines people’s feelings about gun safety and the connection to gun policy preferences. Those who feel safe around guns are strong supporters of gun rights legislation. Those who feel ... More


Conclusion

Matthew J. Lacombe

in Firepower: How the NRA Turned Gun Owners into a Political Force

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780691207445
eISBN:
9780691207469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691207445.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter looks toward the future of both the National Rifle Association (NRA) and the gun debate more broadly. It discusses potential threats to the NRA's political influence, including its own ... More


The Charleston Massacre

Rodney A. Smolla

in Confessions of a Free Speech Lawyer: Charlottesville and the Politics of Hate

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749650
eISBN:
9781501749674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749650.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter talks about Dylann Storm Roof, a white supremacist, who brutally murdered nine African Americans at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina on June ... More


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