Here’s how carrying a gun changes how you see the world

Toward a more honest conversation about guns — one that takes identity into account. Want to know why we can’t make any progress on the gun debate? Because this isn’t just a debate over policy. It’s a debate over people’s core identity — what it means to be a provider, a protector, a citizen, a man.

Jennifer Carlson is a sociologist at the University of Arizona and the author of Citizen-Protectors: The Everyday Politics of Guns in an Age of Decline. The book emerged from an epiphany she had: Her discipline...

Read More »

By: Vox - Tuesday, 13 March

Related Posts