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NCJ Number: 149718 Find in a Library
Title: Focus on Firearms
Author(s): L Duker; E Daub; L Gill; E Bhatia
Corporate Author: Children's Safety Network
National Ctr for Education in Maternal and Child Health
United States of America
Date Published: 1993
Page Count: 15
Sponsoring Agency: Children's Safety Network
Arlington, VA 22201
National Institute of Justice/
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Document: PDF
Type: Bibliography
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: The first issue of this bibliography, compiled to inform the reader about new resources on injury and violence prevention topics, focuses on firearm injuries and is divided into new resources and classics.
Abstract: The bibliography has 76 annotated citations that cover such topics as the use of firearms by adolescents, assault weapons as a public health hazard, injury and violence prevention, gun ownership, gun control, television violence, and mandatory sentencing laws for gun-related crimes. The citations also focus on violent deaths among children due to gun violence, teenage suicide, handgun violence, injury and violence costs, homicide, and minority youth violence.
Main Term(s): Police
Index Term(s): Assault weapons; Child fatalities; Firearm-crime relationships; Firearms deaths; Gun Control; Handguns; Homicide; Minority juvenile offenders; Violence on television; Violence prevention; Violent juvenile offenders
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