More on Dismissed Research on Gun Shot Victims in Chicago
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More on Dismissed Research on Gun Shot Victims in Chicago

In a couple of previous posts (here and here), I promised to say more about a recent article on nonfatal gunshot injuries that was treated dismissively on another blog: “Tragic, but not random: The social contagion of nonfatal gunshot injuries,” by Andrew V. Papachristos, Christopher Wildeman, and Elizabeth Roberto, published in Social Science and Medicine, … Continue reading

On Pro-Gunners Unfortunate Dismissal of a Good Piece of Research on Gun Shot Victims
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On Pro-Gunners Unfortunate Dismissal of a Good Piece of Research on Gun Shot Victims

Miguel Gonzalez of the (pro-gun) Gun Free Zone blog recently posted on news coverage of a recent academic study of nonfatal gunshot injuries in Chicago. The lead author of the study, published in the academic journal Social Science and Medicine, is Yale University sociologist Andrew Papachristos. Having previously written favorably about Papachristos’s argument that violence … Continue reading