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The Issue of gun control / edited by Thomas Draper.

Contributor(s): Draper, Thomas.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Reference shelf: v. 53, no. 1.Publisher: New York : H.W. Wilson, 1981Description: 192 p. ; 19 cm.ISBN: 0824206541; 9780824206543.Subject(s): Firearms -- Law and legislation -- United States | Firearms -- Public opinion | Public opinion -- United StatesAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Issue of gun control.DDC classification: 344.73/0533 Also issued online.
Contents:
The great American gun war / B. Bruce-Briggs -- Noncombatant's guide to the gun control fight / Changing Times -- History of a handgun, from factory to felony / New York Times -- Showdown with the gun gang / Michael K. Beard -- Have guns, will travel / Jan Reid -- Stricter curbs on handguns / Gallup Poll Index -- Polls, good and bad / E.B. Mann -- Gun laws vs. crime / Don B. Kates Jr. -- Guns and hunting : facts vs. fantasy / Grits Gresham -- Living without handguns / Jack Corbett -- Handgun control and the politics of fear / Charles J. Orasin -- A failure of nerve / Peter C. Stuart -- Crime and gun control / M. Stanton Evans -- Guns and ammo / Jim Oliver -- New York gun law dispute ; New York's tough gun law isn't / Lawrence O'Toole -- Massachusetts gun law / David Rossman and others -- Gun laws and gun collectors / David T. Hardy -- The gun collector's story / Joseph Goulden -- A victimless crimes analysis / Raymond G. Kessler -- On the futility of prohibiting guns / Don B. Kates, Jr.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 188-192).

Part I. Guns in our society -- The great American gun war / B. Bruce-Briggs -- Noncombatant's guide to the gun control fight / Changing Times -- History of a handgun, from factory to felony / New York Times -- Showdown with the gun gang / Michael K. Beard -- Have guns, will travel / Jan Reid -- Part II. American attitudes -- Stricter curbs on handguns / Gallup Poll Index -- Polls, good and bad / E.B. Mann -- Gun laws vs. crime / Don B. Kates Jr. -- Guns and hunting : facts vs. fantasy / Grits Gresham -- Living without handguns / Jack Corbett -- Part III. Legislation -- Handgun control and the politics of fear / Charles J. Orasin -- A failure of nerve / Peter C. Stuart -- Crime and gun control / M. Stanton Evans -- Guns and ammo / Jim Oliver -- New York gun law dispute ; New York's tough gun law isn't / Lawrence O'Toole -- Part IV. Enforcement -- Massachusetts gun law / David Rossman and others -- Gun laws and gun collectors / David T. Hardy -- The gun collector's story / Joseph Goulden -- A victimless crimes analysis / Raymond G. Kessler -- On the futility of prohibiting guns / Don B. Kates, Jr.

Also issued online.

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