Bibliography and Videography of My Major Works on Guns and Gun Culture

Cumulative list of significant products of my work on American gun culture:

(21) “Stand Your Ground laws do not allow you to ‘shoot first and ask questions later,’” The Hill (21 April 2023).

(20) “Understanding and Misunderstanding American Gun Culture and Violence,” Journal of Lutheran Ethics 23:2 (April/May 2023).

(19) “Why I’ve never liked the ‘good guy with a gun’ slogan,” Charlotte Observer/Raleigh News & Observer (16 June 2022).

(18) “What We Talk About When We Talk About ‘Gun Safety,’” The BulletPoints Project, California Firearm Violence Research Center at UC Davis, 18 October 2022.

(17) “Guns are Normal and Normal People Use Guns,” The Reload (14 June 2022).

(16) Trent Steidley and David Yamane, “Special Issue Editor’s Introduction: A Sociology of Firearms for the 21st Century,” Sociological Perspectives 65:1 (February 2022): 5-11. DOI: 10.1177/2F07311214211040933.

(15) “Kyle Rittenhouse does not represent American gun owners today,” The Hill (23 November 2021).

(14) David Yamane, Riley Satterwhite, and Paul Yamane, “A Woman’s Place in Gun Advertisements: The American Rifleman, 1920-2019,” in Craig Hovey and Lisa Fischer, eds., Understanding America’s Gun Culture, 2nd Edition (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2021).

(13) David Yamane, “Understanding and Misunderstanding America’s Gun Culture” (updated version), in Craig Hovey and Lisa Fischer, eds., Understanding America’s Gun Culture, 2nd Edition (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2021).

(12) David Yamane, Concealed Carry Revolution: Liberalizing the Right to Bear Arms in America, Updated Edition (Shades Creek Press, 2021).

(11) David Yamane, “Gun Culture 2.0 and the Great Gun-Buying Spree of 2020,” Discourse, 2 February 2021.

(10) David Yamane, Jesse DeDeyne, and Alonso Octavio Aravena Méndez, “Who Are the Liberal Gun Owners?” Sociological Inquiry 91:2 (May 2021): 483-98. DOI: 10.1111/soin.12406.

(9) David Yamane, Paul Yamane, and Sebastian L. Ivory, “Targeted Advertising: Documenting the Emergence of Gun Culture 2.0 in Guns Magazine, 1955–2019,” Palgrave Communications 6, Article 61 (2020).

(8) David Yamane, “A Counterargument to ‘Virtue and Guns’,” Everyday Ethics Blog, Psychology Today (24 May 2019).

(7) David Yamane, “Gun Culture 2.0, Or How a Liberal Professor Became an Armed American” (video), National Firearms Law Seminar (26 April 2019).

(6) David Yamane, Sebastian L. Ivory, and Paul C. Yamane, “The Rise of Self-Defense in Gun Advertising: The American Rifleman, 1918-2017,” in Jennifer Carlson, Kristen Goss, and Harel Shapira, eds., Guns: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Politics, Policy, and Practice (New York: Routledge, 2019).

(5) David Yamane, “’The First Rule of Gunfighting is Have a Gun’: Technologies of Concealed Carry in Gun Culture 2.0,” in Jonathan Obert, Andrew Poe, and Austin Sarat, eds., The Lives of Guns (New York: Oxford University Press, 2019).

(4) “On Race, Victimization, and Gun Violence,” Winston-Salem Journal (6 February 2018).

(3) David Yamane, “What’s Next? Understanding and Misunderstanding America’s Gun Culture,” pp. 157-68 in Craig Hovey and Lisa Fischer, eds., Understanding America’s Gun Culture (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2017).

(2) David Yamane, “The Sociology of U.S. Gun Culture,” Sociology Compass 11:7 (July 2017). DOI: 10.1111/soc4.12497

(1) David Yamane, “Awash in a Sea of Faith and Firearms: Rediscovering the Connection between Religion and Gun Ownership in America,” Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 55:3 (September 2016): 622-636.


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