Thinking about gun violence


Journal Article

© 2020 American Society of Criminology 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