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The Resource American gun culture : collectors, shows, and the story of the gun, Jimmy D. Taylor

American gun culture : collectors, shows, and the story of the gun, Jimmy D. Taylor

Label
American gun culture : collectors, shows, and the story of the gun
Title
American gun culture
Title remainder
collectors, shows, and the story of the gun
Statement of responsibility
Jimmy D. Taylor
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Taylor focuses on the value that gun owners place on their guns and the possibility that different guns mean different things to their owners. His research explores the symbolic meaning of guns, and the ways in which the meaning assigned to guns influences gun ownership and use. Some of the more interesting findings center around conversations with gun collectors and enthusiasts about a series of interaction rituals; rituals pertaining to being a gun owner, a gun user, and possibly even the gun as an object of near-worship. Gun owners also recognize a unique stigma, and respond through a compl
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1973-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Taylor, Jimmy D.
Dewey number
306.4/6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TS533.2
LC item number
.T39 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Criminal justice
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Firearms
  • Firearms ownership
  • Firearms
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Firearms
  • Firearms ownership
  • Firearms
  • United States
  • Waffenbesitz
  • Feuerwaffe
  • Waffenrecht
  • Gewehr
  • Soziokultur
  • Sammlung
  • USA
Label
American gun culture : collectors, shows, and the story of the gun, Jimmy D. Taylor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction: What About Guns -- 2. Gun Ownership as "Normal?" -- The Cowboy Way -- The Gender Performance -- Managing and Negotiating Emotions -- Warrior Narratives -- Gun Laws "In the News" -- 3. Making Science Out of Gun Ownership -- Data Analysis -- Credibility -- Human Subjects Consideration -- 4. Considering Popular Music -- Guns and Music -- Gun Lyric Sources -- Guns: The Badass/Masculinity Factor -- Gun as High Comedy? -- Guns as a Ritual Site -- Protecting the Masculine Center of Guns in Music -- 5. A Day at The Gun Event -- Schedule of Events Attended -- What to Expect to Find at Your Local Gun Show? -- Guns: A Masculine Symbol of Power -- Media Images as an Institutional Influence -- Protecting the Masculine Center of Guns -- Deference and Demeanor-Based Gun Rituals -- 6. Management of Suspect Identities -- Stigmatization -- Managing Stigma -- Individual Stigma Management Strategies -- Collective Stigma Management Strategies -- In Group Strategies -- 7. Discussion and Implications -- Appendix A. Semi-Structured Interview Schedule -- Appendix B. Subject Consent Form -- Appendix C. Glossary of Gun Terms -- Appendix D. Approach Script -- Appendix E. Me Out in the Field
Control code
732955789
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 167 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781593325411
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)732955789
Label
American gun culture : collectors, shows, and the story of the gun, Jimmy D. Taylor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction: What About Guns -- 2. Gun Ownership as "Normal?" -- The Cowboy Way -- The Gender Performance -- Managing and Negotiating Emotions -- Warrior Narratives -- Gun Laws "In the News" -- 3. Making Science Out of Gun Ownership -- Data Analysis -- Credibility -- Human Subjects Consideration -- 4. Considering Popular Music -- Guns and Music -- Gun Lyric Sources -- Guns: The Badass/Masculinity Factor -- Gun as High Comedy? -- Guns as a Ritual Site -- Protecting the Masculine Center of Guns in Music -- 5. A Day at The Gun Event -- Schedule of Events Attended -- What to Expect to Find at Your Local Gun Show? -- Guns: A Masculine Symbol of Power -- Media Images as an Institutional Influence -- Protecting the Masculine Center of Guns -- Deference and Demeanor-Based Gun Rituals -- 6. Management of Suspect Identities -- Stigmatization -- Managing Stigma -- Individual Stigma Management Strategies -- Collective Stigma Management Strategies -- In Group Strategies -- 7. Discussion and Implications -- Appendix A. Semi-Structured Interview Schedule -- Appendix B. Subject Consent Form -- Appendix C. Glossary of Gun Terms -- Appendix D. Approach Script -- Appendix E. Me Out in the Field
Control code
732955789
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 167 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781593325411
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)732955789

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