Studies in Conversation
S. McPhedranPUBLISHED:2006 in British Journal of CriminologyMass murders in Dunblane, United Kingdom, and Port Arthur, Australia, provoked rapid responses from the governments of both countries. Major changes to Australian laws resulted in a controversial buy-back of longarms and tighter legislation. The Australian situation enables eval- uation of the ef...
THIS CRITIQUE IS PENDING APPROVALAUTHORS:Christine Neill
Andrew LeighPUBLISHED:2007 in SSRN Electronic JournalThis critique was submitted by:adminUsing time series analysis on data from 1979-2004, Baker and McPhedran (2006) argue that the stricter gun laws introduced in the National Firearms Agreement (NFA) post-1996 did not affect firearm homicide rates, and may not have had an impact on the rate of gun suicide or accidental death by shoo...