Women and Guns: Politics and the Culture of Firearms in America: Politics and the Culture of Firearms in America

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Routledge, 2015 M05 20 - 349 páginas
This timely and provocative book looks at contemporary American women and their experiences with guns. Scrupulously balanced, this new paperback edition features a new appendix containing a wealth of primary source documents that help illuminate both the dangers and attractions of guns in our society.

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Study of the gun debates that skewed American politics in the 1990s, interwoven with interviews of women who have very different opinions about guns, gun safety, gun self-defense. This book is about ... Leer comentario completo

Women & guns: politics and the culture of firearms in America

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"This book," declares Homsher (From Blood to Verdict: Three Women on Trial), "is about American women in the 1990's, their experiences with guns, and their responses to the national public debates ... Leer comentario completo

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Chapter 1 Meeting
3
Chapter 2 American Stories
31
Chapter 3 Fields Near Home
47
Combat by Story and Statistics
79
Looking for the Bad Guys
99
Chapter 6 Gun Games and Homegrown Rebellion
131
Chapter 7 In the Cities on the Edge
161
Chapter 8 Conclusion
197
Authors Note to Appendix
239
Primary Source Documents
241
Index
329
About the Author
339
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