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Policing the Second Amendment: Guns, Law Enforcement, and the Politics of Race

Policing the Second Amendment: Guns, Law Enforcement, and the Politics of Race 1103632 SREXXX10.1177/23326492221103632Sociology of Race and EthnicityBook Review research-article2022 Book Review Sociology of Race and Ethnicity 1 –2 © American Sociological Association 2022 Policing the Second sre.sagepub.com Amendment: Guns, Law Enforcement, and the Politics of Race Jennifer Carlson Policing the Second Amendment: Guns, Law Enforcement, and the Politics of Race. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2020. $29.95. 288 pp. ISBN 9780691183855. Reviewed by: Shawn Ratcliff, U.S. Census Bureau, Kansas City, MO, USA DOI: 10.1177/23326492221103632 As research on firearms has resurged with a focus as the subsequent chapters demonstrate, not all on the cultural complexities of gun ownership, it illicit gun ownership is treated equally. has often failed to consider how law enforcement Considering mass shootings in predominantly officials understand and enforce the right to bear White communities, Carlson’s analysis captures arms. Combining interviews with police chiefs, the nuanced ways that gun violence and its conse- participant observation, and extensive archival quences are framed by law enforcement along research, Policing the Second Amendment demon- racial lines—even if race is never explicitly men- strates how gun ownership in the United States is tioned. Contrary to the Warrior mentality and understood by law enforcement via racial frames tropes of Black criminality present in http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Sociology of Race and Ethnicity SAGE

Policing the Second Amendment: Guns, Law Enforcement, and the Politics of Race

Sociology of Race and Ethnicity , Volume OnlineFirst: 1 – Jan 1, 2022

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1103632 SREXXX10.1177/23326492221103632Sociology of Race and EthnicityBook Review research-article2022 Book Review Sociology of Race and Ethnicity 1 –2 © American Sociological Association 2022 Policing the Second sre.sagepub.com Amendment: Guns, Law Enforcement, and the Politics of Race Jennifer Carlson Policing the Second Amendment: Guns, Law Enforcement, and the Politics of Race. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2020. $29.95. 288 pp. ISBN 9780691183855. Reviewed by: Shawn Ratcliff, U.S. Census Bureau, Kansas City, MO, USA DOI: 10.1177/23326492221103632 As research on firearms has resurged with a focus as the subsequent chapters demonstrate, not all on the cultural complexities of gun ownership, it illicit gun ownership is treated equally. has often failed to consider how law enforcement Considering mass shootings in predominantly officials understand and enforce the right to bear White communities, Carlson’s analysis captures arms. Combining interviews with police chiefs, the nuanced ways that gun violence and its conse- participant observation, and extensive archival quences are framed by law enforcement along research, Policing the Second Amendment demon- racial lines—even if race is never explicitly men- strates how gun ownership in the United States is tioned. Contrary to the Warrior mentality and understood by law enforcement via racial frames tropes of Black criminality present in

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