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Disarmed : the missing movement for gun control in America

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.

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  • OCLC: ocn731961294
  • ISBN: 9780691124247
  • ISBN: 0691124248
  • ISBN: 069113832X
  • ISBN: 9780691138329
  • ISBN: 9780691138329
  • ISBN: 069113832X
  • ISBN: 1400837758
  • ISBN: 9781400837755
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xv, 282 pages) : illustrations
  • Publisher: Princeton, N.J. ; Oxford : Princeton University Press, 2009.

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Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-269) and 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.
Subject: Violent crimes -- United States -- Prevention
Firearms and crime -- United States
Gun control -- United States

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