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Title Reducing gun violence in America : informing policy with evidence and analysis / edited by Daniel W. Webster, and Jon S. Vernick ; [foreword by Michael R. Bloomberg].
Publication Info. Baltimore, MD : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013.
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Description xxviii, 282 p. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Gun policy lessons from the United States : keeping guns from high-risk individuals. Firearms and violent death in the United States / Matthew Miller, Deborah Azrael, and David Hemenway -- The limited impact of the Brady Act: evaluation and implications / Philip J. Cook and Jens Ludwig -- Preventing gun violence involving people with serious mental illness / Jeffrey W. Swanson, Allison Gilbert Robertson, Linda K. Frisman, Michael A. Norko, Hsiu-Ju Lin, Marvin S. Swartz, and Philip J. Cook -- Evidence for optimism: policies to limit batterers' access to guns / April M. Zeoli and Shannon Frattaroli -- Reconsidering the adequacy of current conditions on legal firearm ownership / Katherine A. Vittes, Daniel W. Webster, and Jon S. Vernick -- Broadening denial criteria for the purchase and possession of firearms: need, feasibility, and effectiveness / Garen J. Wintermute -- Comprehensive background checks for firearm sales: evidence from gun shows / Garen J. Wintermute -- Preventing the diversion of guns to criminals through effective firearm sales laws / Daniel W. Webster, Jon S. Vernick, Emma E. McGinty, and Ted Alcorn -- Spurring responsible firearms sales practices through litigation: the impact of New York City's lawsuits against gun dealers on interstate gun trafficking / Daniel W. Webster and Jon S. Vernick -- Curtailing dangerous sales practices by licensed firearm dealers: legal opportunities and obstacles / Jon S. Vernick and Daniel W. Webster. Making gun laws enforceable. Enforcing federal laws against firearms traffickers: raising operational effectiveness by lowering enforcement obstacles / Anthony A. Braga and Peter L. Gagliardi. Gun policy lessons from the United States : high-risk guns. America's experience with the Federal Assault Weapons Ban, 1994-2004: key findings and implications / Christopher S. Koper -- Personalized guns: using technology to save lives / Stephen P. Teret and Adam D. Mernit. International case studies of responses to gun violence. Gun control in Great Britain after the Dunblane shootings / Michael J. North -- Rational firearm regulation: evidence-based gun laws in Australia / Rebecca Peters -- The big melt: how one democracy changed after scrapping a third of its firearms / Philip Alpers -- Brazil: gun control and homicide reduction / Antonio Rangel Bandeira. Second amendment. The scope of regulatory authority under the Second Amendment / Lawrence E. Rosenthal and Adam Winkler. Public opinion on gun policy. Public opinion on proposals to strengthen U.S. gun laws: findings from a 2013 survey / Emma E. McGinty, Daniel W. Webster, Jon S. Vernick and Colleen L. Barry. Consensus recommendations for reforms to Federal gun policies.
Subject Gun control -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Firearms -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Firearms and crime -- United States.
Violent crime -- United States -- Prevention.
Added Author Webster, Daniel W., editor.
Vernick, Jon S., editor.
Bloomberg, Michael, author of foreword.
ISBN 9781421411101 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781421411118 (electronic : alk. paper)
1421411105 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1421411113 (electronic)