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

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

Civilized Violence Lessons from Gun Schools by Harel Shapira at Wake Forest University
Firearms / Personal Defense

Civilized Violence Lessons from Gun Schools by Harel Shapira at Wake Forest University

I am excited to host University of Texas sociologist Harel Shapira today at Wake Forest University. Dr. Shapira will be speaking about his research on gun schools in Texas. I have never met Shapira and have not seen any of his ongoing research, but am looking forward to meeting him and hearing his presentation. I … Continue reading