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Global viewpoints.
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  • ISBN: 9780737747270 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 0737747277 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780737747287 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0737747285 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: print
    242 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Farmington Hills, MI : Greenhaven Press, [2010]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Gun control policies around the world: Switzerland considers gun control / Imogen Foulkes -- South Africa's gun-free zone policies have been effective / Adèle Kirsten et al. -- Jamaican gun control policies are ineffective / Denton Tyndale -- India's gun control policies are ineffective / Abhijeet Singh -- Gun control and global crime: In Nigeria, mass gun ownership is not a solution to violent crimes / Okechukwu Emeh Jr. -- Germany's gun control laws are ineffective in preventing crime / Kevin Yuill -- Canadian gun control laws have reduced domestic homicide rates / Coalition for Gun Control -- Australia's gun control policies have reduced crime / Simon Chapman, Philip Alpers, Kingsley Agho, Mike Jones -- Sudan's gun buyback programs will reduce crime / Adoik Mayik -- The effects of gun ownership and gun control on society: Proliferation of small arms is a global challenge / Thomas Jackson, Nicholas Marsh, Taylor Owen, Anne Thurin -- Gun-related crimes are costly for the people of New Zealand / Amanda Ruler -- Jamaican gun ownership is a threat to children and adolescents / Arthur Williams -- Gun ownership is not a threat to children's rights / Michael Farris -- Gun confiscation by Uganda's National Army has violated human rights in the Karamoja Region / Human Rights Watch -- United Nations gun confiscation program violates human rights in East Africa / David B. Kopel, Paul Gallant, Joanne D. Eisen -- Impact of the global arms trade: Global trade in small arms must be regulated / Integrated Regional Information Networks (IRIN) -- Passage of a global arms trade treaty is essential / Brian Wood -- Small arms trade in Trinidad and Tobago is responsible for increasing crime / United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime and the Latin America and the Caribbean Region of the World Bank -- Japan is active in the global arms trade / Robin Ballantyne -- Russia's place in the global arms trade is uncertain / Collin Koh, Ron Matthews -- Costa Rica's small arms regulations should be adopted internationally / Oscar Arias Sánchez.
Subject: Gun control Juvenile literature
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    Essays from around the world discuss gun control policies, the effect gun control has on crime and society, and the impact of the global arms trade.
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    Offers contemporary perspectives on political, environmental, social and health issues culled from primary source materials, international magazines and news agencies that reflect stances held by citizens in countries other than the U.S., providing students with international viewpoints.
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    The Global Viewpoints series provides students and other readers with the information they need to explore global connections and think critically about the worldwide implications of global issues. Each volume focuses on a controversial topic of worldwide importance and offers a panoramic view of opinions selected from a diverse range of international sources, including journals, magazines, newspapers, nonfiction books, speeches, government documents, organization newsletters, and position papers. Each volume contains an annotated table of contents; a world map, to help readers locate countries or areas covered in the essays; "for further discussion" questions; a worldwide list of organizations to contact; bibliographies of books and periodicals; and a subject index. By illuminating the complexities and interrelations of the global community, this excellent resource helps students and other researchers enhance their global awareness.
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