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  • The Dark Web

    The Dark Web

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534506077

    Discussions of the dark web often have sinister connotations, as its capacity to enable various crimes is the aspect that most people fixate upon. However, there is nothing fundamentally criminal about the dark web. It is simply an encrypted part of…

  • Medical Use of Illicit Drugs

    Medical Use of Illicit Drugs

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534506114

    With the legalization of medical marijuana becoming increasingly common in many states, the medicinal potential of formerly illicit drugs has caught the public's attention. However, marijuana is not the only drug being researched and used medicinall…

  • Medical Use of Illicit Drugs

    Medical Use of Illicit Drugs

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534506107

    With the legalization of medical marijuana becoming increasingly common in many states, the medicinal potential of formerly illicit drugs has caught the public's attention. However, marijuana is not the only drug being researched and used medicinall…

  • Voter Fraud

    Voter Fraud

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780737773712

    During the 2016 Presidential election, there were repeated allegations made about voter fraud, by the winning candidate. Semi-annual studies by the Brennan Center for Justice of NYU conclusively demonstrate however, that most allegations of fraud tu…

  • Should Cameras Be Allowed in Courtrooms?

    Should Cameras Be Allowed in Courtrooms?

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780737739299

    This book discusses whether cameras should be allowed in courtrooms. A diverse collection of viewpoints presents readers with opportunities for analysis and inquiry. Questions such as whether cameras should be allowed in criminal courts, whether the…

  • Marriage

    Marriage

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534507661

    Marriage is an age-old institution whose purpose has changed in recent times. No longer do families arrange unions for economic and social reasons; today, most Westerners marry for love. Still, the median age for first marriage has risen steadily ov…

  • Marriage

    Marriage

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534507685

    Marriage is an age-old institution whose purpose has changed in recent times. No longer do families arrange unions for economic and social reasons; today, most Westerners marry for love. Still, the median age for first marriage has risen steadily ov…

  • The Internet of Things

    The Internet of Things

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534507722

    As the number of digital devices used in daily life grows, it comes as no surprise that the next step in technological evolution is to conveniently interconnect these devices. This is where the Internet of Things fits in. The Internet of Things refe…

  • Charter Schools

    Charter Schools

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780737739152

    Editor Diane Andrews Henningfeld has assembled fifteen essays that provide varying perspectives on issues regarding charter schools. Readers will learn whether charter schools threaten the public education system, whether charter schools need more r…

  • Privilege in America

    Privilege in America

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534506022

    The word privilege gets thrown around a lot during discussions of inequality in America, whether it be about race, gender, or wealth. But how serious an issue is privilege, really? Is it manufactured by marginalized groups? Should those with marked…

  • Privilege in America

    Privilege in America

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534506039

    The word privilege gets thrown around a lot during discussions of inequality in America, whether it be about race, gender, or wealth. But how serious an issue is privilege, really? Is it manufactured by marginalized groups? Should those with marked…

  • Virtual Reality

    Virtual Reality

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534500266

    Virtual reality might seem like the stuff of science fiction, but it has been in use in various forms since the 1950s. The technology is being developed for use in education, professional and military training, therapy, entertainment, and design. Bu…

  • Should Governments Negotiate with Terrorists?

    Should Governments Negotiate with Terrorists?

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780737739336

    Are private negotiations with terrorist increasing? Should the United States negotiate with countries such as North Korea and Iran? What is the history of negotiation, and what have past negotiations taught us about politics and intervention? This c…

  • The U.S. Policy on Cuba

    The U.S. Policy on Cuba

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780737741094

    With the embargo on Cuba ending, it is more important than ever to understand the key ideas underpinning U.S. policy toward Cuba. We often think of the embargo as a necessary step in resisting communist expansion in North America, but what were the…

  • Do Children Have Rights?

    Do Children Have Rights?

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780737748772

    One of the greatest experiences of maturing is being able to exert one's rights. At the core of this experience is how early we can do that for the individual. Children's' rights are hotly debated, because rights could mean allowing access to way to…

  • Is Racism a Serious Problem?

    Is Racism a Serious Problem?

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780737744170

    To what degree do Latinos face discrimination in health care? How significant of a problem is racism in the penal system? What are the current thoughts on policies such as affirmative action? This necessary anthology dissects an important issue in o…

  • Partisanship

    Partisanship

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534508163

    The two-party system has long characterized American politics, but partisanship as it is understood today is a relatively recent phenomenon. Today, partisanship is not simply based on one's voting record but a totalizing sense of identification with…

  • Partisanship

    Partisanship

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534508170

    The two-party system has long characterized American politics, but partisanship as it is understood today is a relatively recent phenomenon. Today, partisanship is not simply based on one's voting record but a totalizing sense of identification with…

  • The Ethics of Capital Punishment

    The Ethics of Capital Punishment

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780737751727

    Is capital punishment morally justified? Does it violate the Constitution? What moral ambiguities surround physician participation? Will legislation help prevent racial bias in death penalty convictions? Supporting key Social Studies curriculum, thi…

  • Qanon and Other Conspiracy Theories

    Qanon and Other Conspiracy Theories

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534508385

    QAnon appeared to be yet another laughable and fairly innocuous conspiracy theory whose popularity was made possible by the powers of the digital age. But it soon became clear that its followers, legitimized by President Donald Trump, were dead seri…

  • Qanon and Other Conspiracy Theories

    Qanon and Other Conspiracy Theories

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534508392

    QAnon appeared to be yet another laughable and fairly innocuous conspiracy theory whose popularity was made possible by the powers of the digital age. But it soon became clear that its followers, legitimized by President Donald Trump, were dead seri…

  • How Should Obesity Be Treated?

    How Should Obesity Be Treated?

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780737744231

    Is staying active the key to weight loss and maintenance? Should the government play a role in food regulation in order to combat childhood obesity? Should education play a greater role in informing students about health and dietary habits? Features…

  • The Prison Industrial Complex

    The Prison Industrial Complex

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534506909

    The United States boasts the highest incarceration rate in the entire world. Perhaps not coincidentally, mass incarceration has been a financial boon to the private prison industry. Privatization of prisons is seen by some as a solution to state gov…

  • The Prison Industrial Complex

    The Prison Industrial Complex

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534506916

    The United States boasts the highest incarceration rate in the entire world. Perhaps not coincidentally, mass incarceration has been a financial boon to the private prison industry. Privatization of prisons is seen by some as a solution to state gov…

  • Current Controversies (Fall 2019)

    Current Controversies (Fall 2019)
    av Various

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534505841

  • Has No Child Left Behind Been Good for Education?

    Has No Child Left Behind Been Good for Education?

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780737739213

    No Child Left Behind has set the course of education policy in the new century, but what has its impact been? Is high-stakes testing the best way to assess the success of a school? Has NCLB left special education students behind? Does NCLB treat edu…

  • Domestic Terrorism

    Domestic Terrorism

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534506954

    We think we know it when we see it, but what is domestic terrorism exactly? Part of the confusion may stem from the fact that there is hesitancy among top federal agencies to define it. Starting with the reasons why this is so, this volume explores…

  • Domestic Terrorism

    Domestic Terrorism

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534506947

    We think we know it when we see it, but what is domestic terrorism exactly? Part of the confusion may stem from the fact that there is hesitancy among top federal agencies to define it. Starting with the reasons why this is so, this volume explores…

  • Green Cities

    Green Cities

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780737751529

    Enhancing critical thinking skills, this book is an excellent research tool to help readers understand current thinking around green cities. Debating essays include whether cities are more sustainable than suburbs, whether transportation must be gre…

  • What Is the Impact of Tourism?

    What Is the Impact of Tourism?

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780737741216

    Does ecotourism help or harm the environment? Does it threaten indigenous cultures? Can volunteer tourism have a long lasting and positive impact? Questions such as these are tackled in this informative edition. Readers will learn about all aspects…

  • Physician-Assisted Suicide

    Physician-Assisted Suicide

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534507142

    Physician-assisted suicide is legal in nine U.S. states and the District of Columbia. It is not without controversy, even in the states where Physician-assisted suicide laws have been passed. Proponents believe that it's a matter of liberty, that th…

  • Bilingual Education

    Bilingual Education

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780737773934

    This informative edition explores debates related to bilingual education. It covers the successes and failures of bilingual education. It examines the popularity of dual-language learning programs, and how they can help close the learning gap for im…

  • Should Women Be Allowed to Serve in Combat in the U.S. Armed Forces?

    Should Women Be Allowed to Serve in Combat in the U.S. Armed Forces?

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780737739398

    In 2013, the military ban on women serving in combat was removed. For many years prior to this decision, however, this issue was a contentious topic of debate. This edition explores various arguments for and against women serving in combat, offering…

  • The Olympics

    The Olympics

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780737773996

    This edition explores issues related to the Olympics. It covers benefits and harms from hosting the Olympics. It examines the issues of drugs and doping in the Olympics. Readers will learn about often unseen sides to the massive event, including the…

  • Cancel Culture

    Cancel Culture

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534507579

    Deciding not to support a person or corporation you find objectionable is nothing new, but recently, this practice has made headlines and been rebranded as cancel culture. This may be attributed to the #MeToo movement and political divisiveness prev…

  • Should the U.S. Reduce Its Consumption?

    Should the U.S. Reduce Its Consumption?
    av David M. Haugen

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780737748956

    Do Americans eat too much? Do we waste too much food? How much are we embracing sustainability? This comprehensive edition explores the various topics that complicate consumption in the United States. Features a series of essays from diverse viewpoi…

  • The Local Food Movement

    The Local Food Movement

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780737748895

    Is the distance food travels damaging to our environment? Does buying local protect regional flavors and traditions? What is the impact of the local food movement on farms, food production, and the environment? Readers are presented with a vast set…

  • Marijuana

    Marijuana

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780737744330

    Few topics are as divisive as drug use in America. With select states legalizing recreational and medical marijuana, many readers may be wondering about the current nuances in the views on marijuana. The extensive edition tackles the topic from a se…

  • Superbugs

    Superbugs

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780737773897

    Where do Antibiotic-resistant superbugs come from and what can we do to combat them? This volume takes a look at the issue from all angles; the role of government, where lobbyists and drug companies fit in, and how the overuse of antibiotics and ant…

  • Educational Equity

    Educational Equity

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534508446

    If children are the future, the importance of educating them cannot be overvalued. Why, then, is access to quality education in the US consistently under debate? The US is known as the Land of Opportunity, but the truth is that many children are una…

  • Educational Equity

    Educational Equity

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534508453

    If children are the future, the importance of educating them cannot be overvalued. Why, then, is access to quality education in the US consistently under debate? The US is known as the Land of Opportunity, but the truth is that many children are una…

  • Nativism, Nationalism, and Patriotism

    Nativism, Nationalism, and Patriotism

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534507005

    Since the rise of globalism in the post-Cold War era, neoliberalism and free trade have generally characterized politics in democratic nations. However, in recent years, nationalism has been on the rise in countries around the world, including the U…

  • Nativism, Nationalism, and Patriotism

    Nativism, Nationalism, and Patriotism

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534506992

    Since the rise of globalism in the post-Cold War era, neoliberalism and free trade have generally characterized politics in democratic nations. However, in recent years, nationalism has been on the rise in countries around the world, including the U…

  • Nuclear Weapons

    Nuclear Weapons

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780737743074

    Supporting key Social Studies standards, this anthology contains thirteen essays that address issues concerning nuclear weapons, discussing the seriousness of the proliferation of nuclear weapons, the United States' management of Iran, North Korea's…

  • Violent Children

    Violent Children

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780737744477

    Children as young as preschoolers can show violent behavior. Many parents might be frightened by it, and calm themselves by thinking that their child will grow out of it. From tantrums to fighting, from verbal threats to cruelty toward animals, none…

  • How Can the Poor Be Helped?

    How Can the Poor Be Helped?

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780737751567

    Have welfare reforms been successful in helping America's poor? Are government programs out of touch with modern poverty? Does marriage reduce or complicate poverty? Will raising the minimum wage have a positive impact on closing the wage gap? Suppo…

  • National Identity

    National Identity

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534506558

    How can we maintain a strong national identity without going too far? Having pride in one's country, its history and values, is important, but what happens when that is threatened by new immigrant groups? When a country becomes more diverse, whether…

  • National Identity

    National Identity

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534506565

    How can we maintain a strong national identity without going too far? Having pride in one's country, its history and values, is important, but what happens when that is threatened by new immigrant groups? When a country becomes more diverse, whether…

  • AIDS in Developing Countries

    AIDS in Developing Countries

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780737746723

    While immense strides have been made to combat HIV in recent years, AIDS-related deaths remain a reality in many developing countries. Readers hoping to understand the challenges of this ongoing medical crisis will find a wealth of knowledge in this…

  • Is Media Violence a Problem?

    Is Media Violence a Problem?
    av Stefan Kiesbye

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780737748871

    What is the relationship between media representations of violence and violence in the real world? Video games, television, and film depict complex scenes of violence that millions watch each day. Does this translate into an acceptance of violence?…

  • Are Americans Overmedicated?

    Are Americans Overmedicated?

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780737751420

    Prescription drugs and medications help to treat millions of medical conditions and health concerns in America each year, often extending lives and easing chronic pain. However, many health advocates are concerned about the eagerness with which pres…

  • Should Character Be Taught in School?

    Should Character Be Taught in School?

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780737748918

    Math, English, Science, and Social Studies, we are led to believe that mastery of these subjects gives students an opportunity to enter the world as well-rounded adults, but some argue that not all knowledge to be gained lies in a textbook. This inf…

  • What Should We Eat?

    What Should We Eat?

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780737773910

    Gluten, red meat, fish, insects, all things we do or don't eat, but could. Should we? This book explores how best to sustain ourselves, from organic food to fast food. Readers are treated to both sides of current dietary views on how humans should b…

  • Green Politics

    Green Politics

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534508439

    Green parties began to take route in Europe in the 1970s and soon spread to other parts of the globe. This political ideology is rooted in environmentalism, nonviolence, and social justice. In the United States, the Green Party has failed to make a…

  • Green Politics

    Green Politics

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534508422

    Green parties began to take route in Europe in the 1970s and soon spread to other parts of the globe. This political ideology is rooted in environmentalism, nonviolence, and social justice. In the United States, the Green Party has failed to make a…

  • How Safe Is America's Infrastructure?

    How Safe Is America's Infrastructure?

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780737741056

    Are America's dams unsafe? Are toll roads inequitable, or do they improve America's highways? Will private ownership improve infrastructure, or do partnerships need to be closely monitored? Readers explore the various topics pertinent to the discuss…

  • Should There Be an International Climate Treaty?

    Should There Be an International Climate Treaty?

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780737751703

    The Paris Agreement, signed by 195 countries, was the first legally-binding climate change agreement to be approved by an international community. This edition explores the various perspectives that shaped the history of this debate prior to this ag…

  • Cultural Appropriation

    Cultural Appropriation

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534505674

    A white celebrity boasts dreadlocks in an Instagram post. Fashion models strut down a runway wearing Native American headdresses. A fraternity brother dons blackface as part of his Halloween costume. What do these things have in common? They are act…

  • At Issue (Fall 2021) (Set)

    At Issue (Fall 2021) (Set)

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534508293

  • At Issue (Fall 2021) (Set)

    At Issue (Fall 2021) (Set)

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534508309

  • Trial by Internet

    Trial by Internet

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534500693

    The relative anonymity the Internet provides allows us to assert our knowledge like a professor, show off our seemingly perfect lives, and judge like we're presiding over a court of law. The problem with this relatively new phenomenon is that we oft…

  • Genocide

    Genocide

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534507272

    In 1948, the United Nations established the Genocide Convention to legally define genocide as actions intended to destroy a particular group of people based on race, religion, ethnicity, and other defining characteristics. The goal was to prevent an…