Evaluating Gun Policy: Effects on Crime and Violence

Evaluating Gun Policy: Effects on Crime and Violence

by Jens Ludwig
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0815753128

ISBN-13: 9780815753124

Pub. Date: 02/28/2003

Publisher: Brookings Institution Press

Ludwig (public policy, Georgetown U.) and Cook (public policy, Duke U.) present 10 studies that apply empirical policy analysis to issues of gun regulation in the United States. Papers examine the connection between rates of gun ownership and rates of suicide and burglary, investigate gun ban programs in the states and other countries, look at the impact of

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Ludwig (public policy, Georgetown U.) and Cook (public policy, Duke U.) present 10 studies that apply empirical policy analysis to issues of gun regulation in the United States. Papers examine the connection between rates of gun ownership and rates of suicide and burglary, investigate gun ban programs in the states and other countries, look at the impact of gun-carrying laws, and examines research efforts in the area of gun violence. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815753124
Publisher:
Brookings Institution Press
Publication date:
02/28/2003
Series:
James A. Johnson Metro Series
Pages:
469
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

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