Thinking about gun violence

Journal Article (Journal Article)

The Stockholm Prize for 2020 was awarded for research on gun violence and its prevention, and recognizes the growing depth and scope of this field. I am honored to be a co-recipient, together with Franklin E. Zimring. This essay focuses on three of the topics that have been on my agenda over the course of the last 45 years: how best to conceptualize and measure the problem of gun violence; the availability of guns to violent offenders; and how and why to improve police investigations of criminal shooting incidents, including assaults and homicides.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Cook, PJ

Published Date

  • November 1, 2020

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 19 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 1371 - 1393

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1745-9133

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1538-6473

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1111/1745-9133.12519

Citation Source

  • Scopus