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Title Gun violence [electronic resource] / Stefan Kiesbye, book editor.

Imprint Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Gale Electronic Resource  Electronic Resource    ---  Available
Series Contemporary issues companion
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 144-148) and index.
Contents Foreword -- Introduction -- Gun violence in the United States -- Gun violence in the United States is lethal / David Hemenway -- Gun accidents and homicides are declining / Gary Kleck and Don B. Kates -- Young people are victims and perpetrators of gun violence / Alfred Blumstein -- Data about guns and crime is being suppressed / Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence -- Gun laws do not inhibit gun violence / Jordan Carleo-Evangelist -- The causes of gun violence is linked to aggressive behavior / Media Awareness Network -- Guns protect people / Sharon Harris -- Very young perpetrators are victims of gun accessibility / Family Education Network -- The United States has a cultural obsession with guns / Mark Morford -- Personal perspectives on gun violence -- Gun violence turns a mother into a gun control activist / Donna Dees-Thomases -- Only forgiveness breaks the cycle of violence / Steven McDonald -- A mother loses her son to gun violence / Karin Wilson -- What it feels like to get shot / Wade Meredith -- Gun violence on campus / Candace Murphy -- Deterring gun violence -- Gun control laws don't prevent crime / National Rifle Association -- Stricter gun control might have prevented the Virginia Tech massacre / Economist -- Banning guns is not enough to stop campus violence / Chris McGoey -- Choice and individual responsibility are more effective than laws to reduce gun violence / J. Thomas Bennett -- Nationals programs are needed to deter youth violence / Kathleen Reich, Patti L. Culross, and Richard E. Behrman -- Organizations to contact -- For further research -- Index.
Access Access limited to licensed institutions.
Subject Gun control -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Violent crimes -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Firearms ownership -- Government policy -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Kiesbye, Stefan.
ISBN 9780737739466 (hardcover)
0737739460 (hardcover)
9780737739473 (pbk.)
0737739479 (pbk.)

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