Small Arms, Crime and Conflict
Global Governance and the Threat of Armed Violence
|Series title:||Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $44.95|
| Book Description: |
This book focuses on the use of small arms in violence and attempts by the state to govern the use and acquisition of these weapons.
It is likely that hundreds of thousands of people are killed every year as a result of armed violence - in contexts ranging from war zones to domestic violence. This edited volume examines why these deaths occur, the role of guns and other weapons, and how governance can be used to reduce and prevent those deaths. Drawing on a variety of...