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Author National Research Council (U.S.). Committee to Improve Research Information and Data on Firearms.

Title Firearms and violence [electronic resource] : a critical review / Committee to Improve Research Information and Data on Firearms ; Charles F. Wellford, John V. Pepper, and Carol V. Petrie, editors ; Committee on Law and Justice, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education.

Published Washington, DC : National Academies Press, c2004.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description xii, 328 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Data for measuring firearms violence and ownership -- Firearms, injury, and crime -- Interventions aimed at illegal firearm acquisition -- The use of guns to defend against criminals -- Right-to-carry laws -- Firearms and suicide -- Firearm injury prevention programs -- Criminal justice interventions to reduce gun violence.
Other formats Also available in electronic form on the National Academies Press Web site.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Other author Wellford, Charles F.
Pepper, John, 1964-
Petrie, Carol.
ProQuest (Firm)
Subject Firearms and crime -- United States.
Firearms and crime -- Research -- United States.
Firearms ownership -- United States.
Violence -- United States.
Violence -- United States -- Prevention.
Electronic books.
ISBN 0309091241 (hardcover)
0309546400 (pdf)