America's Gun Wars: A Cultural History of Gun Control in the United States

by
Donald J. Campbellauthor

Donald J. Campbell is professor emeritus at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, where he served as professor in the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Leadership for 16 years.

America's Gun Wars: A Cultural History of Gun Control in the United States

20190430

Praeger

Pages 208
Topics Current Events and Issues: Society;American History: Culture;Beliefs and Values of Pro-Gun American Voters and Communities;Beliefs and Values of Pro-Gun Control American Voters and Communities;Debate Over the Second Amendment;Firearms in American History;Major Laws Relating to Gun Regulation;Major Court Cases Relating to Gun Regulation;March For Our Lives and Other Pro-Gun Control Groups;Mass Shootings in Schools and Other Locations Across America;National Rifle Association and Other Pro-Gun Rights Groups

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America's Gun Wars: A Cultural History of Gun Control in the United States

Author(s): Campbell, Donald;
Contributors: Campbell, Donald;
Abstract:

This book examines the controversies surrounding gun control, which are less about whether it "works" and more about whether the nation should prioritize traditional values of rugged independence or newer values of communitarian interdependence.


• Presents an unbiased analysis and explanation of the gun control/gun rights debate

• Examines the controversy in a broad historical perspective, illustrating how large social forces and prominent personalities helped to shape differing attitudes and cultures

• Explains the broader social context surrounding the debate, rendering the subject more easily understandable

• Highlights chapter material with documents, making it a useful resource for academic discussion or further scholarly research

SortTitle: america's gun wars: a cultural history of gun control in the united states
Keyword(s): Current Events and Issues: Society; American History: Culture; Beliefs and Values of Pro-Gun American Voters and Communities; Beliefs and Values of Pro-Gun Control American Voters and Communities; Debate Over the Second Amendment; Firearms in American History; Major Laws Relating to Gun Regulation; Major Court Cases Relating to Gun Regulation; March For Our Lives and Other Pro-Gun Control Groups; Mass Shootings in Schools and Other Locations Across America; National Rifle Association and Other Pro-Gun Rights Groups
Author Info:
Donald J. Campbellauthor

Donald J. Campbell is professor emeritus at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, where he served as professor in the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Leadership for 16 years.

eISBN-13: 9781440870309
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Print ISBN-13: 9781440870293
Imprint: Praeger
Pages: 208
Publication Date: 20190430