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Disarmed

The Missing Movement for Gun Control in America
Goss, Kristin A. (eBook - 2010 )
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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.
Authors: Goss, Kristin A.
Title: Disarmed
The Missing Movement for Gun Control in America
[electronic resource]
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2010
Characteristics: 1 online resource (304 p.)
Notes: Description based upon print version of record
Cover; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; Acknowledgments; CHAPTER ONE: The Gun Control (Participation) Paradox; CHAPTER TWO: A Movement in Theory; CHAPTER THREE: Socializing Costs: Patronage and Political Participation; CHAPTER FOUR: Personalizing Benefits: Issue Frames and Political Participation; CHAPTER FIVE: Changing the Calculation: Policy Incrementalism and Political Participation; CHAPTER SIX: Mobilizing around Modest Measures: Three Cases; CHAPTER SEVEN: Conclusion: Politics, Participation, and Public Goods; Appendix A: Gun-Related Trends
Appendix B: Brief Case Studies of Other Social-Reform MovementsAppendix C: Survey of Million Mom March Participants; Notes; References; Index
Contents: Cover; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; Acknowledgments; CHAPTER ONE: The Gun Control (Participation) Paradox; CHAPTER TWO: A Movement in Theory; CHAPTER THREE: Socializing Costs: Patronage and Political Participation; CHAPTER FOUR: Personalizing Benefits: Issue Frames and Political Participation; CHAPTER FIVE: Changing the Calculation: Policy Incrementalism and Political Participation; CHAPTER SIX: Mobilizing around Modest Measures: Three Cases; CHAPTER SEVEN: Conclusion: Politics, Participation, and Public Goods; Appendix A: Gun-Related Trends
Summary: 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.
Additional Contributors: Ebook Library
ISBN: 9781400837755
1400837758
Branch Call Number: Electronic book
Subject Headings: Firearms and crime -- United States -- Prevention Gun control -- United States Violent crimes -- United States -- Prevention Social Science
Genre/Form: Electronic books
Topical Term: Firearms and crime -- United States -- Prevention
Gun control -- United States
Violent crimes -- United States -- Prevention
Social Science
Additional Physical Form Entry: Print version: Goss, Kristin A. Disarmed : The Missing Movement for Gun Control in America Princeton : Princeton University Press,c2010 9780691138329
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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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