Chapter

Avoidance and Prevention

Philip J. Cook and Jens Ludwig

in Gun Violence

Published in print February 2002 | ISBN: 9780195153842
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199849208 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195153842.003.0007

Series: Studies in Crime and Public Policy

Avoidance and Prevention

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This chapter discusses the ways in which private citizens, businesses, and government agencies attempt to reduce the risk of gunshot injury. It shows that the cost of these adaptations would approximately be at least five to ten billion dollars per year, and probably far more.

Keywords: private citizens; businesses; government agencies; gunshot injury; cost

Chapter.  3431 words. 

Subjects: Criminal Law

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