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Firearms : global perspectives on consequences, crime and control / edited by Helen Poole and Simon Sneddon.

Other author/creatorPoole, Helen (Dean), editor.
Other author/creatorSneddon, Simon, editor.
Format Electronic and Book
Publication Info Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2022.
Copyright Notice ©2022
Description1 online resource (xviii, 274 pages) : illustrations.
Supplemental Content Ebook Central
Contents Understanding the global firearms phenomenon -- Classifying & defining firearms -- The global legal market in firearms -- Illegal firearms, illicit markets and weapon trafficking -- Legal frameworks -- Firearms, terrorism and organized crime -- Responding to firearm crime -- International cooperation -- The impact of firearms on society and development -- The role of civil society and communities in combatting firearms harm -- Evaluating firearms initiatives -- Policing societies with firearms : evaluating the US and England and Wales -- Conclusion.
Abstract "Firearms: Global Perspectives on Consequences, Crime and Control explores the many dimensions of the illicit use of firearms across the globe, including legal, social science, technical and research perspectives on the issue. Firearms will be of great interest to students of Criminology, Criminal Justice, International Law, International Development, Policing, Crime Control and Community Safety"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Biographical noteDr Helen Poole is Dean of the School of Law, Policing and Forensics at Staffordshire University. Helen founded the Centre for the Reduction of Firearms Crime, Trafficking and Terrorism at the University of Northampton and the Centre for Crime, Justice and Security at Staffordshire University. Dr Simon Sneddon is Deputy Subject Leader for Law and was previously the Deputy Lead for the Centre for the Reduction of Firearms Crime Trafficking and Terrorism at the University of Northampton. Simon has worked for the UN Office on Drugs and Crime on their Education for Justice Firearms programme.
Source of descriptionDescription based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on December 20, 2021).
Issued in other formPrint version: Firearms Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2022 9780367321383
LCCN 2021032334
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Stock number9780429316951 Taylor & Francis

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