xii, 442 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
9780226493664 paperback alkaline paper 0226493660
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -434) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Preface to the third edition Preface to the second edition Preface to the first edition Introduction How to test the effects of gun control Gun ownership, gun laws, and the data on crime Concealed-handgun laws and crime rates: the empirical evidence The victims and the benefits from protection What determines arrest rates and the passage of concealed-handgun laws? The political and academic debate Some final thoughts 1996 update A decade later: thirty years of data and nine more states Appendixes.