Gun Control and Gun Rights A Reader and Guide

ISBN-10: 0814747604
ISBN-13: 9780814747605
Edition: 2002
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Description: Showcasing viewpoints from all sides of the gun control debate, this is a balanced gun policy textbook for undergraduates, graduate students, law students and the general public.

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Book details

List price: $27.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: New York University Press
Publication date: 6/1/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Showcasing viewpoints from all sides of the gun control debate, this is a balanced gun policy textbook for undergraduates, graduate students, law students and the general public.

Preface
Acknowledgments
The Benefits of Gun Ownership
The Benefits of Guns for Personal Self-Defense
Basic Self-Defense Principles
The Effectiveness of Guns for Self-Defense
Point Blank: Guns and Violence in America
How Many Defensive Gun Uses (DGUs)?
Armed Resistance to Crime: The Prevalence and Nature of Self-Defense with a Gun
The Gun Debate's New Mythical Number: How Many Defensive Uses Per Year?
Gun Ownership and Carrying as a Deterrent to Crime
Armed and Considered Dangerous: A Survey of Felons and Their Firearms
Gun Carrying
More Guns, Less Crime: Understanding Crime and Gun Control Laws
"Lotts" More Guns and Other Fallacies Infecting the Gun Control Debate
Recreational Use
The Costs of Firearms
Homicides and Other Intentional Shootings
Firearms and Violence: Interpreting the Connection
Suicide
The Public Health Case for the Safe Storage of Firearms: Adolescent Suicides Add One More "Smoking Gun"
Accidental Shootings
Targeting Guns: Firearms and Their Control
The Financial Costs of Firearms Crime
Fear
Fear of Crime in the United States: Avenues for Research and Policy
Philosophical Roots of the Right to Arms and of Opposition to That Right
Self-Defense as a Natural Right
In Defence of Titus Annius Milo
The Rights of War and Peace
Leviathan
Second Treatise on Government
On Crime and Punishment
Arms Bearing as an Incident of Citizenship
The Politics
The Art of War
Letter to Samuel Kercheval (July 12, 1816)
Advice to the Privileged Orders
The Propensity of Absolute Rulers to Disarm Their Subjects
The Politics
The Republic
The Laws
The Art of War
The Six Bookes of a Commonweale
The American Crisis
The Citizen Militia as Dual Safeguard against Tyranny and Foreign Invasion
Discourses on Livy
A Discourse of Government with Relation to Militias
The Federalist No. 46
Doubts about the Efficacy of Militias
An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations
The Federalist No. 29
The Right to Arms in the Second Amendment and State Constitutions: Cases and Commentary
The Second Amendment in the Supreme Court
Presser v. Illinois, 116 U.S. 252 (1886)
United States v. Miller, 307 U.S. 174 (1939)
The Second Amendment in Lower Federal Courts
Hickman v. Block, 81 F. 3d 98 (1996)
United States v. Emerson, 46 F. Supp. 2d 598 (N.D. Tex. 1999)
Scholarly Commentary on the Second Amendment
A Critical Guide to the Second Amendment
Commonplace or Anachronism: the Standard Model, the Second Amendment, and the Problem of History in Contemporary Constitutional Theory
The Right to Keep and Bear Arms under State Constitutions
Andrews v. State, 50 Tennessee (3 Heisk.) 165 (1871)
City of Salina v. Blaksley, 83 P. 619 (Kans. 1905)
State v. Kessler, 614 P. 2d 94 (Ore. 1980)
Arnold v. City of Cleveland, 616 N.E. 2d 163 (Ohio 1993)
Guns and Identity: Race, Gender, Class, and Culture
Race
The Second Amendment: Toward an Afro-Americanist Reconsideration
Race, Riots, and Guns
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People v. A. A. Arms, Inc. et al
Guns Don't Kill Black People, Other Blacks Do
Gender
Why Annie Can't Get Her Gun: A Feminist Perspective on the Second Amendment
Why Packing a Pistol Perpetuates Patriarchy
Class and Culture
Submission Is Not the Answer: Lethal Violence, Microcultures of Criminal Violence and the Right to Self-Defense
Firearms Ownership by Class and Culture
Lethal Violence Victimization by Class and Culture
Guns and Civil Liability
Are Guns Defective Products on the Theory That Their Risk to Society Outweighs Their Usefulness?
Handguns as Products Unreasonably Dangerous Per Se
Rejecting the "Whipping-Boy" Approach to Tort Law: Well-Made Handguns Are Not Defective Products
Are Guns Defective Products If They Can Be Made Safer?
A Public Health Approach to Regulating Firearms as Consumer Products
Have Gun Manufacturers Negligently Marketed Guns to Criminals?
Merrill v. Navegar, Inc. 89 Calif. Rptr. 2d 146 (Calif. Ct. App. 1999), reversed, 110 Calif. Rptr. 2d 370 (Calif. 2001)
Government Plaintiff Litigation
Municipal Firearm Litigation: Ill Conceived from Any Angle
The Smith & Wesson Settlement
The Future
Permissions
Index
About the Editors

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