Priorities for Research to Reduce the Threat of Firearm-Related Violence
||Leshner, Alan I.|
Altevogt, Bruce M.
Lee, Arlene F.
McCoy, Margaret A.
Kelley, Patrick W.
||Committee on Priorities for a Public Health Research Agenda to Reduce the Threat of Firearm-Related Violence, |
Executive Office, Institute of Medicine,
Institute of Medicine,
Committee on Law and Justice,
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education,
National Research Council,
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Publisher:||National Academies Press|
| Book Format:||Ebook|
|List Price:||Contact Supplier contact
| Book Description: |
In 2010, more than 105,000 people were injured or killed in the United States as the result of a firearm-related incident. Recent, highly publicized, tragic mass shootings in Newtown, CT; Aurora, CO; Oak Creek, WI; and Tucson, AZ, have sharpened the American public's interest in protecting our children and communities from the harmful effects of firearm violence. While many Americans legally use firearms for a variety of activities, fatal and nonfatal firearm violence poses a...