Publication Alert: “The First Rule of Gunfighting is Have a Gun: Technologies of Concealed Carry in Gun Culture 2.0”
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Publication Alert: “The First Rule of Gunfighting is Have a Gun: Technologies of Concealed Carry in Gun Culture 2.0”

I have said it before, on this blog and in scholarly publications (also here), but I will say it again: It is no exaggeration to say that sociologists are only interested in guns and gun culture to the extent that they are related to crime, violence, and social inequality. Now, to be fair, sociologists are … Continue reading

Sociology of Guns Seminar Student Final Reflection Paper, 2018 (4 of 5)
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Sociology of Guns Seminar Student Final Reflection Paper, 2018 (4 of 5)

This is the fourth of five student final reflection papers from my Sociology of Guns seminar at Wake Forest University. I selected this particular response because the student comments specifically on John Johnston’s visit to class. For reference, the assignment was: In this final essay, you will revisit your previous personal experience with and understanding … Continue reading

Sociology of Guns Seminar Student Final Reflection Paper, 2018 (3 of 5)
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Sociology of Guns Seminar Student Final Reflection Paper, 2018 (3 of 5)

This is the third of five student final reflection papers from my Sociology of Guns seminar at Wake Forest University. I also posted this student’s initial essay reflecting on our class field trip to ProShots Range. For reference, the assignment was: In this final essay, you will revisit your previous personal experience with and understanding … Continue reading