Robert J. Spitzer admirably covers all of the key matters pertaining to gun control. The Spitzer book was the first book I assigned for my junior-level public policy course.
Robert J. The book provides a theoretical framework, the necessary discussion of the Second Amendment, a thorough analysis of the problem of guns and gun control, good treatment of the politics of gun control (political parties, interest groups, citizens), and some nice case studies. The book’s scholarship is sturdy and does not reflect any appreciable bias. It worked just as I had planned because it was a real-life, exciting, controversial example upon which we could build an understanding of the policy process. Spitzer is Distinguished Service Professor of Political Science at the State University of New York College . Spitzer is Distinguished Service Professor of Political Science at the State University of New York College at Cortland. He is the author of eleven books, and a frequent contributor to many media outlets including the Today Show, Good Morning America, NewsHour With Jim Lehrer, CNN, ABC Nightly News, BBC, CBC, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Time magazine, and The Christian Science Monitor, among others.
Spitzer's books include The Presidential Veto; President and Congress; The Presidency and the Constitution (with Michael Genovese); The Politics of Gun Control; The Right to Bear Arms; and Saving the Constitution from Lawyers. His most recent book is Guns Across America. He is also a regular contributor to the Huffington Post and many newspapers. Spitzer has long been a recognised authority on gun control and gun policy.
The incidents described in the book sparked a wave of gun control legislation at local, state and national levels, some of which was successful, some doomed and all controversial. Robert J.
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Start by marking The Politics of Gun Control as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. I highly recommend this book for anyone interested in the topic with the caveat that it should be look This 1995 book is obviously, at this point, outdated. The District of Columbia v. Heller and McDonald v. Chicago changed a lot when it comes to federal gun laws, and post-9/11 hysteria has had a large impact on our national gun culture. Spitzer is Distinguished Service Professor of Political Science at the State University of New York, College at Cortland, where he has taught for nearly forty years. He has also been a visiting professor at Cornell University for almost thirty years.
The incidents described in the book sparked a wave of gun control legislation at local, state, and national levels, some of which was successful, some doomed and all controversial.
Spitzer is the author of numerous books, articles, essays, papers, and op-eds on many topics related to American politics. His areas of specialty include the American presidency and gun politics. Spitzer is a distinguished service professor and chair of the political science department at the State University of New York (SUNY) at Cortland.
Home Browse Books Book details, The Politics of Gun Control. Subjects: Gun Control-United States. The Politics of Gun Control. By Roberst J. Spitzer. The furor over gun control has raged across the American landscape for decades, with a sustained intensity and intractability found among few other issues. Despite all that has been written on the subject, no comprehensive political and policy analysis on gun control exists, even though the gun debate is precisely a political dispute over the proper scope and consequences of government policy.