The impact of gun control (Bill C-51) on homicide in Canada

Homicide is a multiply determined behavior, and single-factor prevention efforts have rarely been shown to have an impact on the homicide rate. Gun control has been proposed as an important component of society’s response, and an opportunity for studying the...

Avoidance and Misunderstanding: A Rejoinder to McDowall et al.

McDowall, Loftin, and Wiersma (1996) avoid our criticisms of the univariate interrupted time series design (ITSD) by misstating our criticisms, by addressing what they claim we ”implied” rather than what we plainly stated, and by ignoring crucial points in...