Sociology of the Gun

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Note: This course is not available for the current semester.

Course No: SOCI.2760; Last Offered: Fall 2014;

Course Description

This course examines the social impact of guns on the American psyche, from deer hunters and intergenerational family bonds to street gangs and broken families, from collectors and recreational users to hospital trauma. Self-defense issues are discussed within the context of the Second Amendment. The conflict between pro-gun and anti-gun special interest groups and the evolution of an American gun culture will be studied.

Prerequisites & Notes

  • Prerequisites: SOCI.1010
  • Special Notes:
  • Credits: 3;

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