Running Guns The Global Black Market in Small Arms

ISBN-10: 1856498735

ISBN-13: 9781856498739

Edition: 2000

Authors: Lora Lumpe

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The authors explain how small arms cause the high death tolls in the world's conflicts rather than high-tech weaponry. They trace the provenance of such weapons and explore ways of preventing or controlling the international trade in arms.
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Book details

List price: $57.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Zed Books, Limited
Publication date: 7/1/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Preface and Acknowledgements
Introduction to Gun-Running
Framing the issue
Anatomy of a Shady Deal
What's Legal? What's Illegal?
Sources of supply
Government Gun-Running to Guerrillas
Manufacturing Trends: Globalising the Source
Domestic Gun Markets: The Licit-Illicit Links
Mechanics of the trade
Making the Deal and Moving the Goods: The Role of Brokers and Shippers
Gunsmoke and Mirrors: Financing the Illegal Trade
Forward steps
Combating Arms Trafficking: Progress and Prospects
Law Enforcement and International Gun Trafficking
Summary of Recommendations for States and Citizens
Glossary of Terms
About the Authors
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