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The Resource In the line of fire : youths, guns, and violence in urban America, Joseph F. Sheley and James D. Wright

In the line of fire : youths, guns, and violence in urban America, Joseph F. Sheley and James D. Wright

Label
In the line of fire : youths, guns, and violence in urban America
Title
In the line of fire
Title remainder
youths, guns, and violence in urban America
Statement of responsibility
Joseph F. Sheley and James D. Wright
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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Sheley, Joseph F
Dewey number
364.3/6/0973
Index
index present
LC call number
HV9104
LC item number
.I48 1995
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Wright, James D
Series statement
Social institutions and social change
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Juvenile delinquency
  • Urban youth
  • Firearms
  • Firearms and crime
  • Gun control
  • Violence
  • Crime
Label
In the line of fire : youths, guns, and violence in urban America, Joseph F. Sheley and James D. Wright
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 163-173) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Guns and violence as an urban problem. Youth violence in streets and schools ; Weapons in the hands of kids ; Seeking causes: guns, drugs, and gangs ; Research issues ; The present study -- Asking directly: the 1991 youth gun survey. Research sites ; Respondent representativeness ; Methodological issues ; Respondent sociodemographic characteristics ; Sociocriminal profiles -- Guns in the hands of kids. Numbers and types of guns ; Owning versus carrying guns ; Choosing a handgun ; Where and how juveniles obtain guns ; Dealing guns ; Multivariate considerations ; Summary -- Gun possession: crime, status, or protection. Guns and crime ; Gun dealing, gun possession, and crime ; Guns as status symbols ; Guns as protection ; Multivariate considerations ; Summary -- Youth, drugs, and guns. Prior research on drugs and guns ; Drugs and guns in the present samples ; Drug use and gun activity ; Drug distribution and gun activity ; Drugs, predation, and gun activity ; Multivariate considerations ; Summary -- Youth, gangs, and guns. Gangs, weaponry, and violence ; Conceptional issues and measurement ; Gangs and guns ; Individual gang members and guns ; Gang members and gun dealing ; Gangs and motivations for firearm activity ; Multivariate considerations ; Summary -- Related themes for research. Girls and guns ; Weapon-related victimization ; Guns in the suburbs ; Conclusions -- Kids, guns, and violence: conclusions and implications. Controlling guns ; Disrupting the illegal gun market ; Drugs and guns ; Gangs and guns ; Urban structure and culture
Control code
32548421
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 180 pages
Isbn
9780202305493
Isbn Type
(paper : alk. paper)
Lccn
95019598
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
In the line of fire : youths, guns, and violence in urban America, Joseph F. Sheley and James D. Wright
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 163-173) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Guns and violence as an urban problem. Youth violence in streets and schools ; Weapons in the hands of kids ; Seeking causes: guns, drugs, and gangs ; Research issues ; The present study -- Asking directly: the 1991 youth gun survey. Research sites ; Respondent representativeness ; Methodological issues ; Respondent sociodemographic characteristics ; Sociocriminal profiles -- Guns in the hands of kids. Numbers and types of guns ; Owning versus carrying guns ; Choosing a handgun ; Where and how juveniles obtain guns ; Dealing guns ; Multivariate considerations ; Summary -- Gun possession: crime, status, or protection. Guns and crime ; Gun dealing, gun possession, and crime ; Guns as status symbols ; Guns as protection ; Multivariate considerations ; Summary -- Youth, drugs, and guns. Prior research on drugs and guns ; Drugs and guns in the present samples ; Drug use and gun activity ; Drug distribution and gun activity ; Drugs, predation, and gun activity ; Multivariate considerations ; Summary -- Youth, gangs, and guns. Gangs, weaponry, and violence ; Conceptional issues and measurement ; Gangs and guns ; Individual gang members and guns ; Gang members and gun dealing ; Gangs and motivations for firearm activity ; Multivariate considerations ; Summary -- Related themes for research. Girls and guns ; Weapon-related victimization ; Guns in the suburbs ; Conclusions -- Kids, guns, and violence: conclusions and implications. Controlling guns ; Disrupting the illegal gun market ; Drugs and guns ; Gangs and guns ; Urban structure and culture
Control code
32548421
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 180 pages
Isbn
9780202305493
Isbn Type
(paper : alk. paper)
Lccn
95019598
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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