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The Changing Politics of Gun Control

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Mai 1998

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

In recent years, political discourse about gun control and the Second Amendment has become increasingly volatile and this collection of original essays by top scholars illuminates the various reasons why.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Chapter 1 Preface Chapter 2 Introduction Chapter 3 Jackboots or Lace Panties? The Bureau of Alcohol,Tobacco, and Firearms Chapter 4 Congress and Gun Control Chapter 5 Madison's Mistake? Judicial Construction of the Second Amendment Chapter 6 Gun Control Politics in California Chapter 7 The Structure of Public Support for Gun Control: The 1998 Battle over Question 3 in Maryland Chapter 8 Virginia: The Politcs of Concealed Weapons Chapter 9 Gun Control Laws in the States: Political and Apolitical Influences Chapter 10 Going Hunting Where the Ducks Are: The National Rifle Association and the Grass Roots Chapter 11 Trying to Stop the Craziness of This Business: Gun Control Groups Chapter 12 Public Opinion and Gun Control: Appearance and Transparence in Support and Opposition Chapter 13 The Electoral Politics of Gun Ownership Chapter 14 Index

Portrait

John M. Bruce is assistant professor of political science and director of the Social Science Research Laboratory at the University of Mississippi. Clyde Wilcox is professor of government at Georgetown University, and the author of many books, including God at the Grass Roots: The Christian Right in the 1996 Elections (Rowman & Littlefield), Second Coming: The New Christian Right in Virginia Politics (Johns Hopkins), with Mark Rozell, and Serious Money: Fundraising and Contributing in Presidential Nomination Campaigns (Cambridge), with Clifford Brown, Jr. and Lynda Powell.

Pressestimmen

Gun control is among the more difficult subjects to do research and write about in a dispassionate manner...To the editors' credit, the essays they have choosen are all heavily empirical and illuminate the changing politics of gun control in the United States. -- Gregg Lee Carter H-Pol, July 1999
EAN: 9780847686155
ISBN: 0847686159
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD PUBL GROU
Erscheinungsdatum: Mai 1998
Seitenanzahl: 284 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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