The Bourgeois Right to Bear Arms

Nicholas Cronbach moldiwarp at
Wed Apr 21 11:57:32 PDT 1999

The criminologist Dane Archer (_Violence


Crime in Cross-National Perspective_, New Haven: Yale U Press,

1984) notes

upsurges of violent crimes in the aftermath of wars and armed conflits

among nations. That tendencey is especially pronounced in victorious

nations. He explains that government use of violence legitimizes it, in

eyes of citizens, as a means of conflict resolutions.

Alex Cockburn mentioned something awhile back about domestic violence in military families. don't remember if there was an actual study cited....


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