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Gabor, Thomas

Confronting Gun Violence in America

Gabor, Thomas - Confronting Gun Violence in America, ebook

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Table of contents

Part I. The Scale of America’s Gun Problem

1. America’s Gun Violence Problem
Thomas Gabor

2. Gun Ownership in the USA
Thomas Gabor

Part II. Harms Associated with Firearms

3. Gun Deaths: The USA versus the World
Thomas Gabor

4. Homicide and the Instrumentality Effect
Thomas Gabor

5. Mass Shootings: An Escalating Threat
Thomas Gabor

6. Suicide: Impact of Lethal Methods
Thomas Gabor

7. Unintentional Deaths: Unavoidable or Preventable?
Thomas Gabor

8. The Deadliest States
Thomas Gabor

Part III. Guns as a Means of Self-Defense

9. Armed Self-Defense I: The Number of Defensive Gun Uses
Thomas Gabor

10. Armed Self-Defense II: Protection or Hazard?
Thomas Gabor

Part IV. Obstacles to Gun Violence Prevention Efforts

11. The Firearms Industry: Guns as a Business
Thomas Gabor

12. The “Guns Everywhere” Movement
Thomas Gabor

13. Public Opinion: An Impediment to Reform?
Thomas Gabor

14. Slogans Relating to Gun Violence: Fact or Fiction?
Thomas Gabor

15. The Second Amendment: Is Gun Regulation Compatible with the Constitution?
Thomas Gabor

Part V. Preventing Gun Violence

16. A National Strategy for Preventing Gun Violence
Thomas Gabor

Keywords: Criminology and Criminal Justice, Crime and Society, Organized Crime, Policing, Youth Offending and Juvenile Justice, Urban Studies/Sociology, Public Policy

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Upbringing, Education
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319337234
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-33722-7

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