The Resource Gun violence, Louise I. Gerdes, book editor

Gun violence, Louise I. Gerdes, book editor

Label
Gun violence
Title
Gun violence
Statement of responsibility
Louise I. Gerdes, book editor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This volume explores the topics relating to gun violence by presenting varied expert opinions that examine many of the different aspects that comprise these issues. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find sources and publications. Allows the reader to attain the higher-level critical thinking and reading skills that are essential in a culture of diverse and contradictory opinions
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
364.2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HV7435
LC item number
.G862 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Gerdes, Louise I.
Series statement
Opposing viewpoints series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Firearms and crime
  • Gun control
  • Violent crimes
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Gun violence, Louise I. Gerdes, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • William P. Hoar
  • The availability of guns increases the risk of suicide
  • Matthew Miller and David Hemenway
  • The availability of guns does not increase suicide rates
  • Don B. Kates
  • Gun violence poses a serious threat to children
  • Marian Wright Edelman
  • Gun safety programs reduce the threat of fatal firearm accidents among children
  • National Rifle Association-Institute for Legislative Action
  • What factors contribute to gun violence?
  • How serious is the problem of gun violence?
  • The availability of guns increases gun violence
  • Bob Herbert
  • Making guns less available does not reduce gun violence
  • John R. Lott, Jr.
  • Pro-gun organization policies promote gun violence
  • John E. Rosenthal
  • Gun violence is a symptom of other social problems
  • Courtland Milloy
  • Hate and extremist groups encourage gun violence
  • Astrid Dorelien, Michael Miller, and Peter Brody
  • Gun violence is a serious problem
  • Popular culture promotes gun violence
  • Dariusz Dziewanski
  • American's violent culture advances gun violence
  • Andrew Stephen
  • Do private gun ownership policies reduce gun violence?
  • Laws controlling private gun ownership will reduce gun violence
  • Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence
  • Laws controlling private gun ownership reduce its deterrent effect on gun crime
  • Robert A. Levy
  • College campuses are safer without concealed weapons
  • Andrew Goddard
  • Students for Gun free Schools
  • College campuses are less safe without concealed weapons
  • Students for Concealed Carry on Campus
  • Laws allowing citizens to carry concealed weapons in national parks will make visitors safer
  • Clair Schwan
  • Allowing citizens to carry concealed weapons in national parks is dangerous
  • Dianne Feinstein
  • What laws and regulations should govern guns?
  • The second amendment guarantees the right to private gun ownership
  • Don B. Kates
  • The link between gun ownership and gun violence is flawed
  • Judicial activism wrongly established a second amendment right to private gun ownership
  • Dennis A. Henigan
  • Gun show loopholes should be closed
  • City of New York
  • Background checks at gun shows are unnecessary
  • National Rifle Association-Institute for Legislative Action
  • The assault weapons ban should be reinstated
  • Delaware County Daily Times
  • The assault weapons ban should not be reinstated
  • Steven Warrick
  • Jacob Deakins
  • The flow of U.S. guns fuels gun violence in Mexico
  • Tom Diaz
  • The percentage of U.S. guns used in Mexican gun violence is exaggerated
Control code
ocn607477070
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
257 p.
Isbn
9780737749663
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2010026764
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1275960
  • (OCoLC)607477070
Label
Gun violence, Louise I. Gerdes, book editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • William P. Hoar
  • The availability of guns increases the risk of suicide
  • Matthew Miller and David Hemenway
  • The availability of guns does not increase suicide rates
  • Don B. Kates
  • Gun violence poses a serious threat to children
  • Marian Wright Edelman
  • Gun safety programs reduce the threat of fatal firearm accidents among children
  • National Rifle Association-Institute for Legislative Action
  • What factors contribute to gun violence?
  • How serious is the problem of gun violence?
  • The availability of guns increases gun violence
  • Bob Herbert
  • Making guns less available does not reduce gun violence
  • John R. Lott, Jr.
  • Pro-gun organization policies promote gun violence
  • John E. Rosenthal
  • Gun violence is a symptom of other social problems
  • Courtland Milloy
  • Hate and extremist groups encourage gun violence
  • Astrid Dorelien, Michael Miller, and Peter Brody
  • Gun violence is a serious problem
  • Popular culture promotes gun violence
  • Dariusz Dziewanski
  • American's violent culture advances gun violence
  • Andrew Stephen
  • Do private gun ownership policies reduce gun violence?
  • Laws controlling private gun ownership will reduce gun violence
  • Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence
  • Laws controlling private gun ownership reduce its deterrent effect on gun crime
  • Robert A. Levy
  • College campuses are safer without concealed weapons
  • Andrew Goddard
  • Students for Gun free Schools
  • College campuses are less safe without concealed weapons
  • Students for Concealed Carry on Campus
  • Laws allowing citizens to carry concealed weapons in national parks will make visitors safer
  • Clair Schwan
  • Allowing citizens to carry concealed weapons in national parks is dangerous
  • Dianne Feinstein
  • What laws and regulations should govern guns?
  • The second amendment guarantees the right to private gun ownership
  • Don B. Kates
  • The link between gun ownership and gun violence is flawed
  • Judicial activism wrongly established a second amendment right to private gun ownership
  • Dennis A. Henigan
  • Gun show loopholes should be closed
  • City of New York
  • Background checks at gun shows are unnecessary
  • National Rifle Association-Institute for Legislative Action
  • The assault weapons ban should be reinstated
  • Delaware County Daily Times
  • The assault weapons ban should not be reinstated
  • Steven Warrick
  • Jacob Deakins
  • The flow of U.S. guns fuels gun violence in Mexico
  • Tom Diaz
  • The percentage of U.S. guns used in Mexican gun violence is exaggerated
Control code
ocn607477070
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
257 p.
Isbn
9780737749663
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2010026764
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1275960
  • (OCoLC)607477070

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