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Title: Firearm Violence in America: An Annotated Bibliography
Corporate Author: EAST Violence Prevention Task Force
United States of America
Project Director: C W Schwab
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 18
Sponsoring Agency: EAST Violence Prevention Task Force
Philadelphia, PA 19140
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America

EAST Violence Prevention Task Force
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19140
United States of America
Type: Bibliography
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This annotated bibliography cites materials and organizations that deal with firearm violence in the United States.
Abstract: Bibliographic entries focus on firearms in general, firearm epidemiology, risk factors and behaviors, firearm violence costs, prevention and intervention strategies, firearm control policies, and television violence. Specific topics concern gunshot wounds, ballistics, firearm-related deaths, police officers killed in the line of duty, homicide, handgun crime victims, children and violence, handguns in urban high schools, suicide, family and intimate assaults, minority youth violence, violence prevention, gun control in the United States and Canada, and violence as a public health problem. The bibliography contains 54 material citations with brief abstracts and lists 10 organizations established to prevent firearm violence. Information is provided on how to obtain the materials and contact the organizations.
Main Term(s): Criminology
Index Term(s): Canada; Crime in foreign countries; Crime in schools; Firearm-crime relationships; Firearms deaths; Gun Control; Homicide; Juveniles; United States of America; Urban criminality; Victims of violent crime; Violence on television; Violence prevention; Violent juvenile offenders
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