Gun Violence in America: The Struggle for Control
by Alexander DeConde
Publisher: Northeastern University Press 2001
Number of pages: 384
In this fascinating inquiry, Alexander DeConde delves into the myths and politics regarding gun keeping, as well as the controversies over gun use, crime, and policing from the early days of the republic to the present. DeConde explains why the United States, with all its resources, fails repeatedly to confine gun violence to the same low levels achieved by other advanced democracies.
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