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Open fire : understanding global gun cultures / edited by Charles Fruehling Springwood.

Publication:
Oxford, UK ; New York : Berg, 2007.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 227 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Edition:
English ed.
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Subjects:
Firearms -- Social aspects -- Cross-cultural studies.
Firearms in popular culture -- Cross-cultural studies.
Firearms ownership.
Violence.
Gun control.
Contents:
The social life of guns: an introduction / Charles Fruehling Springwood
Gunscapes : toward a global geography of the firearm / Charles Fruehling Springwood
Gun politics : reflections on Brazil's failed gun ban referendum in the Rio de Janeiro context / Donna Goldstein
Of guns, children, and the maelstrom : determining purposive actions in Israeli-perpetrated firearm deaths of Palestinian children and minors / Frank M. Afflitto
Silent but still deadly : guns and the peace process in Northern Ireland / Jeffrey A. Sluka
Warriors and guns : the anthropology of cattle rustling in northeastern Africa / Nene Mburu
Arming desire : the sexual force of guns in the United States / C. Richard King
Drawing a virtual gun / Katherine Gregory
"Gun rights are civil rights" : racism and the right to keep and bear arms in the United States / Christy Allen
"Man to man" : power and male relationships in the gunplay film / Robert Arjet
Aiming for manhood : the transformation of guns into objects of American masculinity / Amy Ann Cox
"I shot the sheriff" : gun talk in Jamaican popular music / Carolyn Cooper
Playing at hate : war games, the Aryan World Congress, and the American psyche / Robert Rinehart
The celebration of violence : a live-fire demonstration carried out by Japan's contemporary military / Eyal Ben-Ari and Sabine Frühstück.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Springwood, Charles Fruehling.
ISBN:
9781845204167 (cloth)
1845204166 (cloth)
9781845204174 (pbk.)
1845204174 (pbk.)
OCLC:
74458987