MORE GUNS, LESS CRIME: Understanding Crime and Gun Control Laws An intriguing and shocking took at crime, guns, and gun control policy. Lott (Law/Univ. of Chicago) writes with a relentless distaste for conventional wisdom, such as the belief that most people are killed by someone they know. That category, Lott protests, is simply too large to be meaningful, and he takes to task the notion that concealed guns increase crime. To Lott's mind, citizens who carry
Pro and anti gunners need to read this I read a fair amount of research on this topic. Many studies, on both sides of the argument, usually make mistakes that are easy to find. But the magnitude of Lott's work is staggering. Approaching the same data set from many angles simultaneously puts this work beyond reproach. In the various criticisms I've read of this work, I find them to be personal (which is unacceptable for academic research) and careless. By careless I mean to say they make statements of inaccuracies that are flatly wrong.
More guns less Crime! Fact based book on our second amendment rights. Researched by John Lott jr. Know the facts behind so called gun control and read how gun control does not work and takes away our freedoms at the same time. A must have for any library
2nd Amendment If you want good scholarly data to prove the social benefits of gun ownership and the right to bear arms in public this is your book. It can be dry at some points and honestly over my head elsewhere
Review: More Guns, Less Crime Great book for understanding the impact gun control has on society.
This new paperback comprehensively reviews the research evidence on the links between guns, violence, and gun control, and reports results of the author's own research as well. In Targeting Gun...