Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-6 of 6 items

  • Keywords: gun regulations x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Gun Violence: The Real Costs

Philip J. Cook and Jens Ludwig

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195153842
eISBN:
9780199849208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195153842.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Until now researchers have assessed the burden imposed by gunshot injuries and deaths in terms of medical costs and lost productivity. Here, the chapters widen the lens, developing a framework to ... More


Impediments to More Gun Controls

James B. Jacobs

in Can Gun Control Work?

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195176582
eISBN:
9780199850020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176582.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter identifies political, cultural, administrative, and law enforcement realities that pose enormous impediments to formulating, passing, implementing, and enforcing more gun controls. ... More


Can Gun Control Work?

James B. Jacobs

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195176582
eISBN:
9780199850020
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176582.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

In America today, there are between 250 and 300 million firearms in private hands, amounting to one weapon for every American. Two in five American homes house guns. On the one hand, most gun owners ... More


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

Matthew J. Lacombe

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780691207445
eISBN:
9780691207469
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691207445.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The National Rifle Association (NRA) is one of the most powerful interest groups in America, and has consistently managed to defeat or weaken proposed gun regulations — even despite widespread public ... More


The Consequentialist Case for Gun Control

David DeGrazia and Lester H. Hunt

in Debating Gun Control

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190251253
eISBN:
9780190629465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190251253.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The examination of empirical evidence in Chapter 11 focused on household safety in suggesting that widespread gun ownership together with weak gun control has unacceptable consequences. Development ... More


Introduction

David DeGrazia and Lester H. Hunt

in Debating Gun Control

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190251253
eISBN:
9780190629465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190251253.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

American gun ownership rates lead the world and rates of gun violence are high in comparison with other developed nations. Meanwhile, loose gun regulations make it easy to acquire firearms in the ... More


View: