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Author Melzer, Scott

Title Gun crusaders : the NRA's culture war / Scott Melzer

Publ Info New York : New York University Press, [2009]
 Bryant Main Stacks  HV7436 .M45 2009    AVAILABLE
 J&W-Denver  HV7436 .M45 2009    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  HV7436 .M45 2009    AVAILABLE
 URI  HV7436 M45 2009    AVAILABLE
Descript xii, 323 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-304) and index
Contents Frontier masculinity, America's "gun culture," and the NRA -- Why a gun movement? -- Framing threats to gun rights -- Under attack -- Fighting the culture wars -- The politics of commitment -- Right and far-right moral politics -- The ties that bind
LC subject National Rifle Association of America
Gun control -- United States
Firearms ownership -- United States
ISBN 9780814795507 (alk. paper)
0814795501 (alk. paper)