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The Gun Control Debate You Decide (Contemporary Issues) by Lee Nisbet

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Published by Prometheus Books .
Written in English


  • Social issues,
  • Sociology - Social Theory,
  • Law,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • United States,
  • Constitutional,
  • Political Process - General,
  • Gun control,
  • General

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages580
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8740049M
ISBN 101573928615
ISBN 109781573928618

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At the end of the twentieth century and into the twenty-first, gun massacres, especially in schools, have maintained gun control as a peculiarly American, political and cultural debate. This book offers an analysis of the central questions involved in America's debate concerning the further restriction or even prohibition of legally owned guns.   The Gun Control Debate by Lee Nisbet, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(7). ‘ Gun Control: what Australia did, how other countries do it and is any of it sensible’ is a book by David Lleyonhelm, (‘DL’) a man who, as a former Liberal Democrat Senator, needs no introduction. The book opens with a comment that the Australian Gun Control debate barely qualifies as a debate at all.   At the center of the gun debate lies one of the most controversial provisions of the Bill of Rights: the Second Amendment. In this lively biography of the notorious amendment, Michael Waldman Author: Sadie Trombetta.