Small Arms Survey 2007: Guns and the City

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The Small Arms Survey 2007: Guns and the City offers new and updated information on small arms production, stockpiles, transfers, and measures, including a special focus on transfer controls.

This year’s thematic section explores the complex issue of urban violence with case studies on Burundi and Brazil as well as a photo essay by award-winning combat photographer Lucian Read. This edition also features chapters on lessons learned from the tracing of ammunition, the relationship between gun prices and conflict, and the role of small arms in South Sudan.

About the Small Arms Survey 2007
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Introduction
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Chapter 1. Multiplying the Sources: Licensed and Unlicensed Military Production
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Chapter 2. Completing the Count: Civilian Firearms
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Annexe 1: Seventy-nine countries with comprehensive civilian ownership data (ENGLISH)
Annexe 2: Twenty-three countries with firearm registration data (ENGLISH)
Annexe 3: Civilian firearm ownership for 178 countries, alphabetical order (ENGLISH)
Annexe 4: Civilian gun ownership for 178 countries, in descending order of averaged firearms (ENGLISH)
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Chapter 3. Probing the Grey Area: Irresponsible Small Arms Transfers
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Annexe 2: Known exports to countries where gross violations of human rights occur, and to countries involved in armed conflict (ENGLISH)
Annexe 3: Data and estimates on top and major exporters and importers (ENGLISH)
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Chapter 4. Back to Basics: Transfer Controls in Global Perspective
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Compilation of Arms Trade Treaty-related Small Arms Survey chapters (2007–10) (ENGLISH)

Photo Essay
Guns in the Frame: Urban Violence in the Philippines, photographs by Lucian Read (ENGLISH)

Chapter 5. Guns in the City: Urban Landscapes of Armed Violence
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Chapter 6. Armed Violence in Burundi: Conflict and Post-Conflict Bujumbura
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Chapter 7. Mapping the Divide: Firearm Violence and Urbanization In Brazil
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Chapter 8. What Price the Kalashnikov? The Economics of Small Arms
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Chapter 9. Enemy Within: Ammunition Diversion in Uganda and Brazil
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Chapter 10. Persistent Instability: Armed Violence and Insecurity in South Sudan
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Index
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