THE SAMURAI, THE MOUNTIE, & THE COWBOY: SHOULD AMERICA ADOPT THE GUN CONTROLS OF OTHER DEMOCRACIES?
Author: David B. Kopel
Publisher: Prometheus Books, Jul 2004
Gun control remains one of the hottest topics on America's agenda. Offers a compelling look at how other democracies have attempted to solve their own gun problems, & what we can learn from these countries. 6x9 inches, 470 pgs. MAX DISCOUNT 35%.
Increased violence, gang wars in metropolitan areas, and the prevalence of guns in the United States frequently bring this debate to new crescendos of public concern. How can we find answers that maintain safety while protecting individual liberty? The Samurai, The Mountie, and The Cowboy offers a compelling look at how other democracies have attempted to solve their own gun problems, and what we can learn from these countries.
WHAT THE EXPERTS ARE SAYING:
"Prodigious scholarship . . .offers a lot to ponder."
". . . carefully documented analysis of the many issues raised by international comparisons of gun control policies."
". . . enlightened discussion of civilian arms control, popularly called gun control, can no longer be had without reference to David Kopel's cyclopedic work.. A cogently organized anthology, the book is invaluable as an indexed catalog of points salient to the American gun control debate . . . a monumental work including a comparative analysis of politics and law, plus a psychological, sociological and anthropological analysis. . ."
". . . painstakingly researched, thoroughly indexed, and evenly argued piece of scholarship. . . an important work . . . If you have a friend who likes to read and likes to debate gun control, this book is the right gift."
--Low Intensity Conflict & Law Enforcement