Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-16 of 16 items

  • Keywords: gun rights x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

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


“America’s First Freedom”: The NRA’s Gun-Centric Political Ideology

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/9780691207445.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter employs the same American Rifleman editorials and gun control-related letters to explain how the National Rifle Association (NRA) has created a gun-centric political ideology, in which ... More


Firearm Law and Policy

Gianni Pirelli

in The Behavioral Science of Firearms: Implications for Mental Health, Law and Policy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190630430
eISBN:
9780190630454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190630430.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

In this chapter, the authors provide a review of firearm-related laws (i.e., federal, state, landmark legal cases), policies (e.g., “Stand Your Ground,” background checks, child access prevention), ... More


Gunslinging justice: The American culture of gun violence in Westerns and the law

Justin A. Joyce

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526126160
eISBN:
9781526138743
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526126160.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Gunslinging justice explores American Westerns in a variety of media alongside the historical development of the American legal system to argue that Western shootouts are less overtly “anti-law” than ... More


Explaining the NRA’s Power

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/9780691207445.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter lays out a framework for answering why supporters of gun rights are so dedicated to their cause and why the National Rifle Association (NRA) and its members have such an important place ... More


“Yes to Jesus Christ, No to JC”: Campaigns for Conservative Causes

Caroline Heldman

in Protest Politics in the Marketplace: Consumer Activism in the Corporate Age

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709203
eISBN:
9781501709470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709203.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter examines 20 national conservative campaigns that used consumer activism from 2004 – 2014. These campaigns involved gun rights, abortion, opposition to LGBT rights, and a host of other ... More


Law, Ethics, and Responsible Public Policy

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/9780190251253.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Despite focusing on the ethics of gun control, we cannot ignore the legal status quo. A 5–4 majority of the Supreme Court judged that the Second Amendment grounds a right to bear arms, but there are ... More


How many gun owners?

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/9780190064822.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

Chapter 6 examines survey respondents’ estimations of the actual number of people who own guns in the United States. Evidence from the surveys shows that most people overestimate the gun owner ... More


“Weirdness in the West”

James R. Skillen

in This Land is My Land: Rebellion in the West

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197500699
eISBN:
9780197500729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197500699.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Unlike the Sagebrush Rebellion, which remained largely regional, the War for the West enjoyed national support through a conservative infrastructure of media, think tanks, public interest law firms, ... More


Tea Party Women: Mama Grizzlies, Grassroots Leaders, and the Changing Face of the American Right

Melissa Deckman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479837137
eISBN:
9781479833870
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479837137.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book examines why women have emerged as leaders of the Tea Party and what their emergence means for American politics. Through extensive interviews with a variety of Tea Party women, ... More


Reading with Guns: District of Columbia v. Heller

John Frow

in On Interpretive Conflict

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226613956
eISBN:
9780226614144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226614144.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores a 2008 US Supreme Court case that brings into play two starkly contrasted readings of the Second Amendment to the US Constitution: a textualist or “originalist” reading written ... More


The Gun Gap

Mark R. Joslyn

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190064822
eISBN:
9780190064860
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190064822.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

To understand public opinion and political behavior, researchers typically sort people by self-identified groupings such as party identification, race, gender, education, and income. This book ... More


Information-Rich Jurisprudence

Brian E. Butler

in The Democratic Constitution: Experimentalism and Interpretation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226474502
eISBN:
9780226474649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226474649.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter outlines three possible ways to characterize the manner in which constitutional jurisprudence deals with information. First, there are strategies that try to exclude as much information ... More


Treatment

Gianni Pirelli

in The Behavioral Science of Firearms: Implications for Mental Health, Law and Policy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190630430
eISBN:
9780190630454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190630430.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter is the second part of the section of the book pertaining to the emerging roles of medical and mental health professionals in firearm-related matters. In this chapter, the authors provide ... More


The Phorgotten Phenotype

John R. Hibbing

in The Securitarian Personality: What Really Motivates Trump's Base and Why It Matters for the Post-Trump Era

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190096489
eISBN:
9780190096519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190096489.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

This chapter provides a detailed description of the concept of securitarianism. Research on non-human animals including the Russian silver fox and American oldfield mouse as well as human research ... More


Definition

Martin Camper

in Arguing over Texts: The Rhetoric of Interpretation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190677121
eISBN:
9780190677152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190677121.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Chapter 3 explores the interpretive stasis of definition, where there is a question concerning the intended or appropriate scope of the basic sense of a term in a text. The chapter shows how rhetors, ... More


View: