Coverart for item
The Resource Stand your ground : a history of America's love affair with lethal self-defense, Caroline Light

Stand your ground : a history of America's love affair with lethal self-defense, Caroline Light

Label
Stand your ground : a history of America's love affair with lethal self-defense
Title
Stand your ground
Title remainder
a history of America's love affair with lethal self-defense
Statement of responsibility
Caroline Light
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In the aftermath of the 2012 shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, conservative legislators and school administrators shocked some observers when they proposed armed zpublic school patrolsy to protect children. Yet this kind of zDIY securityy activism predates the contemporary gun rights movement. As Caroline Light proves, support for zgood guys with gunsy relies on the entrenched belief that certain zbad guys with gunsy threaten us all
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Light, Caroline E
Dewey number
345.73/04
Index
index present
LC call number
KF9246
LC item number
.L54 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Self-defense (Law)
  • Firearms
  • African Americans
Label
Stand your ground : a history of America's love affair with lethal self-defense, Caroline Light
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Author's note : mom the sharp-shooter -- Introduction : when good citizenship is armed citizenship -- "That great law of nature" : the origins of a selective self-defense culture -- Defensive violence and the "true man" : the end of reconstruction -- "Mighty power in the hands of the citizen" : justice and true manhood in the western borderlands -- "Queer justice" and the sexual politics of lynching -- "An American tradition" : the paramilitary response to white supremacist terror and unequal protection -- "The stuff of pulp fiction" : unreasonable women, vigilante heroes, and the rise of the armed citizen -- Avoiding a "a fate worse than death" : how we learned to stand our ground -- Conclusion : legal blindspots and epistemic shifts : self-defense and exclusionary citizenship
Control code
sky281176395
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
225 pages
Isbn
9780807064665
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2016023101
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
mv 02/17
Label
Stand your ground : a history of America's love affair with lethal self-defense, Caroline Light
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Author's note : mom the sharp-shooter -- Introduction : when good citizenship is armed citizenship -- "That great law of nature" : the origins of a selective self-defense culture -- Defensive violence and the "true man" : the end of reconstruction -- "Mighty power in the hands of the citizen" : justice and true manhood in the western borderlands -- "Queer justice" and the sexual politics of lynching -- "An American tradition" : the paramilitary response to white supremacist terror and unequal protection -- "The stuff of pulp fiction" : unreasonable women, vigilante heroes, and the rise of the armed citizen -- Avoiding a "a fate worse than death" : how we learned to stand our ground -- Conclusion : legal blindspots and epistemic shifts : self-defense and exclusionary citizenship
Control code
sky281176395
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
225 pages
Isbn
9780807064665
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2016023101
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
mv 02/17

Library Locations

    • KDL Wyoming BranchBorrow it
      3350 Michael Ave. SW, Wyoming, MI, 49509, US
      42.9035071 -85.6940628
Processing Feedback ...