Gun Control

(Book - 2010)
Gun Control

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The Global Viewpoints series provides students and other readers with the information they need to explore global connections and think critically about the worldwide implications of global issues. Each volume focuses on a controversial topic of worldwide importance and offers a panoramic view of opinions selected from a diverse range of international sources, including journals, magazines, newspapers, nonfiction books, speeches, government documents, organization newsletters, and position papers. Each volume contains an annotated table of contents; a world map, to help readers locate countries or areas covered in the essays; "for further discussion" questions; a worldwide list of organizations to contact; bibliographies of books and periodicals; and a subject index. By illuminating the complexities and interrelations of the global community, this excellent resource helps students and other researches enhance their global awareness. Book jacket.
Title: Gun control
Publisher: Farmington Hills, MI : Greenhaven Press, c2010
Characteristics: 242 p. :,maps ;,24 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Christina Fisanick, book editor
Contents: Gun control policies around the world: Switzerland considers gun control / Imogen Foulkes
South Africa's gun-free zone policies have been effective / Adèle Kirsten et al.
Jamaican gun control policies are ineffective / Denton Tyndael
India's gun control policies are ineffective / Abhijeet Singh
Gun control and global crime: In Nigeria, mass gun ownership is not a solution to violent crime / Okechukwu Emeh Jr.
Germany's gun control laws are ineffective in preventing crime / Kevin Yuill
Canadian gun control laws have reduced domestic homicide rates / Coalition for Gun Control
Australia's gun control policies have reduced crime / Simon Chapman, Philip Alpers, Kingsley Agho, Mike Jones
Sudan's gun buyback programs will reduce crime / Adoik Mayik
The effects of gun ownership and gun control on society: The proliferation of small arms is a global challenge / Thomas Jackson, Nicholas Marsh, Taylor Owen, Anne Thurin
Gun-related crimes are costly for the people of New Zealand / Amanda Ruler
Jamaican gun ownership is a threat to children and adolescents / Arthur Williams
Gun ownership is not a threat to children's rights / Michael Farris
Gun confiscation by Uganda's National Army has violated human rights in the Karamoja Region / Human Rights Watch
The United Nations gun confiscation program violates human rights in East Africa / David B. Kopel, Paul Gallant, Joanne D. Eisen
The impact of the global arms trade: The global trade in small arms must be regulated / Integrated Regional Information Networks (IRIN)
The passage of a global arms trade treaty is essential / Brian Wood
Small arms trade in Trinidad and Tobago is responsible for increasing crime / United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime and the Latin America and the Caribbean Region of the World Bank
Japan is active in the global arms trade / Robin Ballantyne
Russia's place in the global arms trade is uncertain / Collin Koh, Ron Matthews
Costa Rica's small arms regulations should be adopted internationally / Oscar Arias Sánchez
Additional Contributors: Fisanick, Christina
ISBN: 0737747285
Branch Call Number: 363.33 G9751 2010
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Headings: Gun control
Topical Term: Gun control
LCCN: 2010000086
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Examines gun control policies around the world, and features essays on gun control in Nigeria, Russia, Canada and other countries.

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