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Guns in American Society: An Encyclopedia of History, Politics, Culture, and the Law 2 Vols: Guns in American Society [3 volumes]: An Encyclopedia of ... Politics, Culture, and the Law, 2nd Edition 2nd Edition

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ISBN-13: 978-0313386701
ISBN-10: 0313386706
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"This three-volume second edition (1st ed., CH, May'03, 40-4974) has been updated with over 100 new entries, making it the 'most current resource available on all aspects of the gun issue.' . . . The chronology highlights events from 1787 to 2011 and beyond. Appendixes offer material on key federal and state laws, and on organizations concerned with the role of guns in society. Summing Up: Recommended." - Choice

"A combination of solid scholarship, relevant subject matter, and efficient cross-referencing makes this set a must-have for public and high school libraries supporting this perennial research topic. Highly recommended." - Booklist, Starred Review

"This encyclopedia will provide a good foundation for anyone researching recent events of gun violence or other issues pertaining to gun ownership or gun control. A solid addition." - Library Journal

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Gregg Lee Carter is professor of sociology at Bryant University, Smithfield, RI. He has authored or edited 22 books, including The Gun Control Movement and ABC-CLIO's Gun Control in the United States: A Reference Handbook.

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  • Hardcover: 1096 pages
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO; 2 edition (May 4, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0313386706
  • ISBN-13: 978-0313386701
  • Product Dimensions: 3.5 x 7.5 x 10.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 6.5 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,800,080 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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This three-volume second edition has been updated with over 100 new entries, making it the `most current resource available on all aspects of the gun issue.' The extensive entries (over 450) are alphabetically listed with page numbers. ... Readers should have no trouble locating information on a wide variety of gun-related issues. Information is factual, with discussion of both sides of an issue and presentation of material so that readers may form their own conclusions. Sensitive issues, e.g., `Review by the American Library Association (Choice, Oct. 2012Review by the American Library Association (Choice, Oct. 2012)African Americans and Gun Control' and `Racism and Gun Control,' are addressed. Volume 1 contains a chronology that `presents the ... watershed events that have shaped ... gun debate in American society.' ... Appendixes offer material on key federal and state laws, and on organizations concerned with the role of guns in society. Summing Up: Recommended. - Choice, Oct. 2012
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