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Published: 28 February 2002

258 Pages | 15 line illus


ISBN: 9780195153842

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Gun Violence

The Real Costs

Philip J. Cook and Jens Ludwig

Studies in Crime and Public Policy

  • Shows huge disparities among demographic groups in the risk of homicide and injury, but far more evenly distributed costs of gun violence
  • The first book to apply contingent valuation techniques to firearms injury
  • Outlines an agenda for reducing gun violence, and attempts to compare the costs with the benefits of such efforts