Called to Arms

Called to arms: the NRA, the gun culture & women.

Published in Critical Policy Studies. This paper looks at how the National Rifle Association (NRA) uses narrative in order to bring more women into the gun culture.

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Guns in the North

Guns in the North: Assessing the Impact of Social Identity on Firearms Advocacy in Canada.

Published in Politics & Policy. This paper studies gun owners' social identity in Canada and its influence on firearms advocacy.

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Aiming for Success

Toward an Evidence-Based Evaluation Framework for Gun Control Policies

Published in World Affairs. This paper lays out an evidence-based evaluation framework for proposed firearms policies, and evaluates the 2020 "assault-style" weapons ban.

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