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Title:
Targeting guns : firearms and their control
Author:
Kleck, Gary, 1951-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Aldine de Gruyter, [1997]

©1997
Physical Description:
xviii, 450 pages ; 23 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction -- Illegitimate practices in summarizing research on guns and violence -- The ownership and acquisition of guns -- Searching for "bad" guys: the focus on specializing gun types -- Guns and self-defense -- Carrying guns for self-protection -- Guns and violent crime -- Guns and suicide -- Firearms accidents -- Public opinion and the basis of support for gun control -- The impact of gun control on violence rates -- Conclusions.
ISBN:
9780202305691
Format :
Book