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By R. Blake Brown

ISBN-10: 1442626372

ISBN-13: 9781442626379

ISBN-10: 144264639X

ISBN-13: 9781442646391

From the École Polytechnique shootings of 1989 to the political controversy surrounding the removal of the federal long-gun registry, the difficulty of gun keep watch over has been an issue of fierce debate in Canada. yet in reality, firearm rules has been a sharply contested factor within the nation given that Confederation. Arming and Disarming bargains the 1st entire background of gun keep watch over in Canada from the colonial interval to the present.

In this sweeping, immersive booklet, R. Blake Brown outlines efforts to manage using weapons by way of teenagers, punish the misuse of fingers, impose licensing regimes, and create firearm registries. Brown additionally demanding situations many renowned assumptions approximately Canadian historical past, suggesting that gun possession used to be faraway from common in the course of a lot of the colonial interval, and that many 19th century legal professionals – together with John A. Macdonald – believed in a restricted correct to endure arms.

Arming and Disarming presents a cautious exploration of ways social, monetary, cultural, criminal, and constitutional issues formed gun laws and its implementation, in addition to how those elements outlined Canada’s old and modern ‘gun culture.’

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