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The Resource Private guns, public health, David Hemenway

Private guns, public health, David Hemenway

Label
Private guns, public health
Title
Private guns, public health
Statement of responsibility
David Hemenway
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Reveals the advantages of treating gun violence as a consumer safety and public health problem -- an approach that emphasizes prevention over punishment and that has successfully reduced the rates of injury and death from infectious disease, car accidents, and tobacco consumption. Hemenway fair-mindedly and authoritatively outlines a policy that would significantly reduce gun-related injury and death, pointing us toward a solution"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Private guns, public health, David Hemenway
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Updated with a new preface"
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Guns and American society -- The scope of the gun problem -- The facts about gun ownership -- The public health approach -- What public health means in practice -- The scientific basis of injury control -- The wrong medicine : good guys and bad guys -- Gun-related injury and death -- Gun accidents -- Suicides -- Homicides -- Other gun-related crimes -- Self-defense use of guns -- The myth and reality of deterrence -- How common is self-defense gun use? -- Is more better? -- How effective is self-defense gun use? -- Location -- Guns in the home -- Guns in schools -- Guns in public -- Demography -- Young children -- Adolescents and young adults -- Women -- African Americans -- Supply -- Manufacturers -- Licensed dealers -- The unregulated market -- Policy background -- The second amendment -- Public opinion -- Evaluating regulations -- Policy lessons -- The wrong arguments -- Lessons from other products -- Lessons from other countries -- International effects of our permissive policies -- Policy actions -- A brief history of firearms law -- Reasonable policies -- Public health surveillance -- Conclusion
Control code
982465248
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
New edition.
Extent
xxviii, 366 pages
Isbn
9780472037018
Lccn
2017011659
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)982465248
  • (OCoLC)ocn982465248
Label
Private guns, public health, David Hemenway
Publication
Note
"Updated with a new preface"
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Guns and American society -- The scope of the gun problem -- The facts about gun ownership -- The public health approach -- What public health means in practice -- The scientific basis of injury control -- The wrong medicine : good guys and bad guys -- Gun-related injury and death -- Gun accidents -- Suicides -- Homicides -- Other gun-related crimes -- Self-defense use of guns -- The myth and reality of deterrence -- How common is self-defense gun use? -- Is more better? -- How effective is self-defense gun use? -- Location -- Guns in the home -- Guns in schools -- Guns in public -- Demography -- Young children -- Adolescents and young adults -- Women -- African Americans -- Supply -- Manufacturers -- Licensed dealers -- The unregulated market -- Policy background -- The second amendment -- Public opinion -- Evaluating regulations -- Policy lessons -- The wrong arguments -- Lessons from other products -- Lessons from other countries -- International effects of our permissive policies -- Policy actions -- A brief history of firearms law -- Reasonable policies -- Public health surveillance -- Conclusion
Control code
982465248
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
New edition.
Extent
xxviii, 366 pages
Isbn
9780472037018
Lccn
2017011659
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)982465248
  • (OCoLC)ocn982465248

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