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ERIC Number: ED468544
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Pages: 186
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1054-8289
Children, Youth, and Gun Violence.
Behrman, Richard E., Ed.
Future of Children, v12 n2 Sum-Fall 2002
This collection of articles summarizes knowledge and research about how gun violence affects children and youth and discusses which policies hold promise for reducing youth gun violence. The papers are: (1) "Statement of Purpose" (Richard E. Behrman); "Children, Youth, and Gun Violence: Analysis and Recommendations" (Kathleen Reich, Patti L. Culross, and Richard E. Behrman); "Firearm-Related Death and Injury among Children and Adolescents" (Lois A. Fingerhut and Katherine Kaufer Christoffel); "Youth, Guns, and Violent Crime" (Alfred Blumstein); "Where the Guns Come From: The Gun Industry and Gun Commerce" (Garen J. Wintemute); "Mitigating the Effects of Gun Violence on Children and Youth" (James Garbarino, Catherine P. Bradshaw, and Joseph A. Vorrasi); "The Costs of Gun Violence against Children" (Philip J. Cook and Jens Ludwig); "Behavior-Oriented Approaches to Reducing Youth Gun Violence" (Marjorie S. Hardy); "Product-Oriented Approaches to Reducing Youth Gun Violence" (Stephen P. Teret and Patti L. Culross); "Policing Guns and Youth Violence" (Jeffrey Fagan); "Public Opinion about Gun Policies" (Tom W. Smith); and "Children and Guns: Advocacy Groups Speak Out" (James Forman, Jr.). Federal firearms laws and a list of acronyms are included. (Contains 28 references.) (SM)
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: David and Lucile Packard Foundation, Los Altos, CA.