Public Choice

, Volume 100, Issue 3–4, pp 309–313 | Cite as

John R. Lott, Jr., More guns, less crime: Understanding crime and gun-control laws. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1998. x + 225 pages. $23.00 (cloth).

  • Bruce L. Benson


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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Bruce L. Benson
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  1. 1.Florida State University, cU.S.A

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