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Firearms-Related Research

December 17, 2012

armed bearIf you haven’t been over there yet, the folks at The Monkey Cage are providing a slew of stuff on gun-control, gun-violence, and cognate topics.*

And, yes, this was mostly an excuse to re-post my armed bear photo from Sun Moon Lake.

*I’ve been critical in the past of The Monkey Cage for over-claiming the definitiveness of social-science research — and issue that Rob Farley and I discuss in the still-delayed sixteenth Duck of Minerva podcast. So let me reiterate that I still consider the act of disseminating and interpreting such research a genuine public good.

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Daniel H. Nexon is a Professor at Georgetown University, with a joint appointment in the Department of Government and the School of Foreign Service. His academic work focuses on international-relations theory, power politics, empires and hegemony, and international order. He has also written on the relationship between popular culture and world politics.