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NCJ Number: 121681 Find in a Library
Title: Did Mandatory Firearm Ownership in Kennesaw Really Prevent Burglaries?
Journal: Sociology and Social Research  Volume:74  Issue:1  Dated:(October 1989)  Pages:48-51
Author(s): D McDowall; B Wiersema; C Loftin
Date Published: 1989
Page Count: 4
Type: Issue Overview
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: In an unusual case, a town in Georgia passed required gun ownership of its residents.
Abstract: This paper assesses whether this ordinance served to reduce burglary. 4 notes, 11 references, 1 table, 1 figure. (Author abstract)
Main Term(s): Firearm-crime relationships
Index Term(s): Burglary; Citizen gun use; Georgia (USA)
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