That Every Man be Armed

The Evolution of a Constitutional Right

Author: Stephen P. Halbrook

Publisher: UNM Press

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Category: Law

Page: 312

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"A revised and updated edition of Halbrook's 1984 book discussing the Second Amendment and the individual right to bear arms"--Provided by publisher.

Gun Control in the United States: A Reference Handbook, 2nd Edition

Author: Gregg Lee Carter

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

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Category: Political Science

Page: 401

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This up-to-date second-edition work will stimulate and clarify readers' thinking on the key issues surrounding guns in the United States—especially on the debate over gun control. • Provides a balanced view of the contemporary gun debate in the United States, explaining the positions of both gun rights proponents and advocates of stricter gun control without demonizing either • Draws on a vast array of research in criminology, history, law, medicine, politics, and social science to provide one of the most comprehensive single-source references on gun issues • Presents current and historical data on U.S. gun violence—including homicides, suicides, and accidental shoots—and places these numbers against international statistics on gun violence, thereby providing the context to enable readers to reach their own opinion on the gun debate

Criminal Justice

Author: Phyllis B. Gerstenfeld

Publisher: Salem PressInc

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Category: Law

Page: 1318

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Contains 625 alphabetically arranged entries that examine various aspects of criminal justice in the U.S., covering criminals, codes and categories of law, law enforcement agencies, courts, corrections, the U.S. Constitution, and Supreme Court rulings. Includes a time line, personages and subject indexes, and other reference materials.

Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment

Author: Michel Delon

Publisher: Routledge

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Category: History

Page: 1512

View: 295

First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

The American Past: A Survey of American History, Enhanced Edition

Author: Joseph Conlin

Publisher: Cengage Learning

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Category: History

Page: 552

View: 716

THE AMERICAN PAST offers a colorful and engaging look at the individuals, events, and ideas that have shaped this nation’s past. Accessible and lively, this text sets the story of the United States in political context while providing balanced coverage of important social, cultural, economic, intellectual, constitutional, diplomatic, and military events. Consistent scholarship and a unique organization make this text both comprehensive and easily manageable while remaining uniquely affordable. The text also benefits from the author’s literary prose style, which results in a strong and appealing voice that captures and holds students’ interest. This Enhanced Edition features chapter-ending Discovery sections, a unique study feature that gives students an opportunity to practice analyzing source materials and helps them draw connections between the text’s key themes. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Category: Academic libraries

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Issues for Debate in American Public Policy

Selections from Cq Researcher

Author: Charisse Kiino

Publisher: C Q Press College

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Category: Political Science

Page: 390

View: 764

In the tradition of nonpartisanship and current analysis that is the hallmark of CQ Researcher, Issues for Debate in American Public Policy investigates sixteen important and controversial policy issues. Each article gives substantial background as well as current analysis of the issue, in addition to the following special features: a pro/con box that examines two competing sides of a single question; a detailed chronology; an annotated bibliography and Web resources; photos, charts, graphs and maps. Book jacket.

Issues for debate in American public policy

Author: CQ Press

Publisher: Cq Pr

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Category: Political Science

Page: 390

View: 520

In the tradition of nonpartisanship and current analysis that is the hallmark of Congressional Quarterly, Issues for Debate in American Public Policy investigates sixteen important and controversial policy issues. Each article gives substantial background as well as current analysis of the issue in addition to the following special features: a pro/con box that examines two competing sides of a single question; a detailed chronology; an annotated bibliography and Web resources; photos, charts, graphs and maps. Book jacket.