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Product Description: For years proposals for gun control and the ownership of firearms have been among the most contentious issues in American politics. For public authorities to make reasonable decisions on these matters, they must take into account facts about the relationship between guns and violence as well as conflicting constitutional claims and divided public opinion...read more
By John Pepper (editor), Carol Petrie (editor) and Charles F. Wellford

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9780309091244 | Natl Academy Pr, January 30, 2005, cover price $47.95 | About this edition: For years proposals for gun control and the ownership of firearms have been among the most contentious issues in American politics.

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Product Description: This report expands on the work of an earlier National Research Council panel whose report, Understanding Violence Against Women, was published in 1996. The report is based on the presentations and deliberations of a workshop convened in January 2002, at the request of Congress, to develop a detailed research agenda on violence against women...read more
By Candace Kruttschnitt (editor), Brenda L. McLaughlin (editor) and Carol Petrie (editor)

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9780309528382 | Natl Academy Pr, February 1, 2004, cover price $55.01 | About this edition: This report expands on the work of an earlier National Research Council panel whose report, Understanding Violence Against Women, was published in 1996.

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9780309091091 | Natl Academy Pr, February 1, 2004, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: This report expands on the work of an earlier National Research Council panel whose report, Understanding Violence Against Women, was published in 1996.

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Product Description: Most major crime in this country emanates from two major data sources. The FBI’s Uniform Crime Reports has collected information on crimes known to the police and arrests from local and state jurisdictions throughout the country...read more

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9780309086356 | Natl Academy Pr, January 1, 2003, cover price $33.00 | About this edition: Most major crime in this country emanates from two major data sources.

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Product Description: The shooting at Columbine High School riveted national attention on violence in the nation’s schools. This dramatic example signaled an implicit and growing fear that these events would continue to occurâ€"and even escalate in scale and severity...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Anthony Braga (editor), Brenda L. McLaughlin (editor), Mark Harrison Moore (editor) and Carol Petrie (editor)

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9780309084123 | Joseph Henry Pr, November 1, 2002, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: The shooting at Columbine High School riveted national attention on violence in the nation’s schools.

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Product Description: How should the war on drugs be fought? Everyone seems to agree that the United States ought to use a combination of several different approaches to combat the destructive effects of illegal drug use. Yet there is a remarkable paucity of data and research information that policy makers require if they are to create a useful, realistic policy package-details about drug use, drug market economics, and perhaps most importantly the impact of drug enforcement activities...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780309072731 | Natl Academy Pr, October 1, 2001, cover price $59.95 | About this edition: How should the war on drugs be fought?

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Product Description: This workshop arose out of the efforts of the Committee on Law and Justice to assist the National Institute of Justice in identifying gaps in the overall research portfolio on crime and justice. It was designed to develop ideas about the kinds of knowledge needed to gain a better understanding of the prosecution function and to discuss the past and future role of social science in advancing our understanding of modern prosecution practice...read more
By Carol Petrie (editor)

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9780309075619 | Natl Academy Pr, May 30, 2001, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: This workshop arose out of the efforts of the Committee on Law and Justice to assist the National Institute of Justice in identifying gaps in the overall research portfolio on crime and justice.

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Product Description: Crime statistics assail us from the front pages of newspapers around the country--and around the globe. As the world's economic systems become integrated, as barriers to trade, travel, and migration come down, criminal opportunities have rapidly expanded across national borders...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780309065757 | Natl Academy Pr, July 1, 1999, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Crime statistics assail us from the front pages of newspapers around the country--and around the globe.

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