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Under the Gun: Weapons, Crime, and Violence in America

James D. Wright, Peter Henry Rossi, Kathleen Daly - Social Science - 342 pages
In 1978, the Social and Demographic Research Institute of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, received a grant from the National Institute of Justice to undertake a ...
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In the Line of Fire: Youths, Guns, and Violence in Urban America

Joseph Francis Sheley, James D. Wright - Social Science - 1995 - 180 pages
Their findings confirm the prevalence of firearms in these selected populations, but challenge a number of common stereotypes concerning gun possession and use by juveniles ...
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Just Punishments: Federal Guidelines and Public Views Compared

Peter Henry Rossi, Richard Alan Berk - Law - 243 pages
The sentencing guidelines written by the U.S. Sentencing Commission for the federal crime courts were designed to lead to uniform the just punishments for convicted criminals ...
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Beside the Golden Door: Policy, Politics, and the Homeless

James D. Wright, Beth A. Rubin, Joel A. Devine - Political Science - 238 pages
Written for the general public as well as for specialists, this volume details some of the numerous dimensions of the homelessness issue: the rise in poverty; the decline of ...
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Poor and Homeless in the Sunshine State: Down and Out in Theme Park Nation

James D. Wright, Amy M. Donley - Social Science - 2011 - 335 pages
A place like Orlando, Florida is not transformed from swampland to sprawling metropolis through Peter Pan-like flights of fancy, but through theme park expansions requiring ...
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Address Unknown: The Homeless in America

James D. Wright - Social Science - 2009 - 170 pages
Describes the nature of homelessness, its multiple causes, and its demographic, economic, sociological, and social policy antecedents. Finding the origins of the problem to be ...
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Ghetto Revolts

Peter Henry Rossi - Social Science - 1973 - 321 pages
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Covenant Marriage: The Movement to Reclaim Tradition in America

Steven L. Nock, Laura Ann Sanchez, James D. Wright - Political Science - 2008 - 192 pages
Regardless how you interpret the statistics, the divorce rate in the United States is staggering. But, what if the government could change this? Would families be better off if ...
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