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Disarmed

The Missing Movement for Gun Control in America

Goss, Kristin A.

(eBook - 2010)
Disarmed
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More than any other advanced industrial democracy, the United States is besieged by firearms violence. Each year, some 30,000 people die by gunfire. Over the course of its history, the nation has witnessed the murders of beloved public figures; massacres in workplaces and schools; and epidemics of gun violence that terrorize neighborhoods and claim tens of thousands of lives. Commanding majorities of Americans voice support for stricter controls on firearms. Yet they have never mounted a true national movement for gun control. Why? Disarmed unravels this paradox.Based on historical archives, i.
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2010
ISBN: 9781400837755
1400837758
Branch Call Number: Electronic book
Characteristics: 1 online resource (304 p.)
Additional Contributors: Ebook Library

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More than 30,000 people die a year in the US from gunfire. Why is the gun control movement in America so stymied?


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