Beyond Gun Control: Examining Neoliberalism, Pro-Gun Politics and Gun Violence in the United States

@article{Esposito2014BeyondGC,
  title={Beyond Gun Control: Examining Neoliberalism, Pro-Gun Politics and Gun Violence in the United States},
  author={Luigi Esposito and L. Finley},
  journal={Theory in Action},
  year={2014},
  volume={7},
  pages={74-103}
}
INTRODUCTIONThe widely reported mass shootings of 2012 have once again reinvigorated the long-standing debate about gun control in the United States. Particularly in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, CTwhich many have regarded as a "tipping point"- calls for stricter gun control seem more popular than ever (Hindman, 2012). Spurred by these developments, President Obama announced, in January of 2013, a series of legislative proposals and executive actions intended… Expand
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