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  • The Rise of Authoritarianism

    The Rise of Authoritarianism

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534505636

    Due to factors such as income inequality and multiculturalism, liberal democracies have weakened considerably in the last quarter century. Democratic ideals have retreated in Venezuela, the Philippines, Hungary, Russia, and Poland. Many worry that t…

  • The Rise of Authoritarianism

    The Rise of Authoritarianism

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534505643

    Due to factors such as income inequality and multiculturalism, liberal democracies have weakened considerably in the last quarter century. Democratic ideals have retreated in Venezuela, the Philippines, Hungary, Russia, and Poland. Many worry that t…

  • Amendment XV: Race and the Right to Vote

    Amendment XV: Race and the Right to Vote
    av Cengage

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780737750621

    The right to vote was not always granted to all Americans, which is a horrible blemish on American history, nevertheless this crucial right is held under the Fifteenth Amendment. Readers will examine its historical background, its challenges, and it…

  • Sustainable Consumption

    Sustainable Consumption

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534507807

    With the threat of climate change looming over the present, many consumers and companies have prioritized minimizing their environmental impact through making more sustainable choices. This volume examines the role that individual consumption plays…

  • Sustainable Consumption

    Sustainable Consumption

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534507821

    With the threat of climate change looming over the present, many consumers and companies have prioritized minimizing their environmental impact through making more sustainable choices. This volume examines the role that individual consumption plays…

  • Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints (Fall 2021) (Set)

    Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints (Fall 2021) (Set)

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534508279

  • Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints (Fall 2021) (Set)

    Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints (Fall 2021) (Set)

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534508323

  • Open Borders

    Open Borders

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534507395

    The term open borders refers to a policy of allowing free movement between countries without restrictions or border control. In an era characterized by the Brexit referendum and the Trump administration's policy of restricting immigration in the U.S…

  • Open Borders

    Open Borders

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534507388

    The term open borders refers to a policy of allowing free movement between countries without restrictions or border control. In an era characterized by the Brexit referendum and the Trump administration's policy of restricting immigration in the U.S…

  • Amendments XVIII and XXI: Prohibition and Repeal

    Amendments XVIII and XXI: Prohibition and Repeal
    av Cengage

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780737750638

    This volume presents the legal concepts of the Eighteenth and Twenty-first Amendments in an engagingly simplified, easily understandable way, while reflecting provisions in both the national and state curriculum standards. Readers will look at these…

  • Money Laundering

    Money Laundering

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534507326

    When one thinks of money laundering, the first thing that might come to mind is its connection to organized crime, with gangs and drug cartels hiding away large amounts of illegally obtained cash. However, many other groups and individuals also part…

  • Money Laundering

    Money Laundering

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534507333

    When one thinks of money laundering, the first thing that might come to mind is its connection to organized crime, with gangs and drug cartels hiding away large amounts of illegally obtained cash. However, many other groups and individuals also part…

  • Fossil Fuel Industries and the Green Economy

    Fossil Fuel Industries and the Green Economy

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534507869

    As of 2018, 85 percent of global energy consumption was made up by fossil fuels, including petroleum, coal, and natural gas. However, the burning of fossil fuels is a major contributor of greenhouse gas emissions, which has drawn negative attention…

  • Fossil Fuel Industries and the Green Economy

    Fossil Fuel Industries and the Green Economy

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534507845

    As of 2018, 85 percent of global energy consumption was made up by fossil fuels, including petroleum, coal, and natural gas. However, the burning of fossil fuels is a major contributor of greenhouse gas emissions, which has drawn negative attention…

  • Soft Power and Diplomacy

    Soft Power and Diplomacy

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534505438

    When considering the damage caused by the hard power of military intervention, soft power comes across as an appealing alternative. Soft power depends on diplomatically appealing to others to gain favor and influence rather than using coercive force…

  • Soft Power and Diplomacy

    Soft Power and Diplomacy

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534505421

    When considering the damage caused by the hard power of military intervention, soft power comes across as an appealing alternative. Soft power depends on diplomatically appealing to others to gain favor and influence rather than using coercive force…

  • Is Gun Ownership a Right?

    Is Gun Ownership a Right?

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780737744293

    One of the most contested civil liberties of our time, gun ownership dominates the political, social, and educational debate forums of today. This critical edition takes a hard look at primary and secondary sources in order to analyze and present th…

  • Immigration and Travel Restrictions

    Immigration and Travel Restrictions

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534504837

    Restrictions on immigration and visitation have been in place for decades in the name of security and public health, but recently they have become a point of contention, particularly in the United States and many European nations. As terrorist attac…

  • Mass Incarceration

    Mass Incarceration

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534500457

    The number of Americans who live behind bars has increased by 550 percent over the last 40 years. This has been the result of aggressive tough-on-crime legislation that had more harmful effects than lawmakers could have foreseen. Experts now see the…

  • The Politicization of the Supreme Court

    The Politicization of the Supreme Court

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534508200

    As the most powerful judiciary body in the U.S., the Supreme Court is expected to uphold Constitutional values while remaining insulated from influence by political agendas. In recent years, however, some have perceived the Supreme Court as becoming…

  • What Is the Impact of Green Practices?

    What Is the Impact of Green Practices?

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780737774153

    Consumers have long been encouraged to reduce, reuse, and recycle, but environmental awareness has come a long way since the first Earth Day in 1970. Blue trash bins are everywhere the eye can see, and consumers know they have places to put certain…

  • Microaggressions, Safe Spaces, and Trigger Warnings

    Microaggressions, Safe Spaces, and Trigger Warnings

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534502369

    Despite the name, trigger warnings have nothing to do with gun control, and safe spaces don't necessarily mean state-of-the-art panic rooms. Instead, these terms and the phrase microaggressions relate to preserving and protecting one's emotional saf…

  • The Olympics

    The Olympics

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780737741179

    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…

  • Immigration, Asylum, and Sanctuary Cities

    Immigration, Asylum, and Sanctuary Cities

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534507098

    Though sanctuary cities have recently become a significant aspect of the immigration debate as a result of the Trump administration's stricter immigration policies, sanctuary cities have existed in America since the 1980s and for centuries in countr…

  • Immigration, Asylum, and Sanctuary Cities

    Immigration, Asylum, and Sanctuary Cities

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534507081

    Though sanctuary cities have recently become a significant aspect of the immigration debate as a result of the Trump administration's stricter immigration policies, sanctuary cities have existed in America since the 1980s and for centuries in countr…

  • What Rights Should Illegal Immigrants Have?

    What Rights Should Illegal Immigrants Have?

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780737749038

    The United States is one of the most popular destinations for those looking to improve their lives. Millions come to escape poverty, famine, and war. But the process of immigrating is often not simple; many risk legal and physical persecution for th…

  • Gender in the 21st Century

    Gender in the 21st Century

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534505933

    Once we understand that gender is distinct from sex, a whole world of possibilities open up, along with the potential for confusion. Shifting attitudes about the roles of men and women have allowed younger generations to refuse to be pigeonholed int…

  • Gender in the 21st Century

    Gender in the 21st Century

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534505926

    Once we understand that gender is distinct from sex, a whole world of possibilities open up, along with the potential for confusion. Shifting attitudes about the roles of men and women have allowed younger generations to refuse to be pigeonholed int…

  • Domestic Extremism

    Domestic Extremism

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534508491

    The United States seems to be more ideologically divided than ever, with political polarization at an all-time high in recent history. Political differences can be positive, as when they drive an increase in political engagement or push both sides t…

  • Domestic Extremism

    Domestic Extremism

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534508507

    The United States seems to be more ideologically divided than ever, with political polarization at an all-time high in recent history. Political differences can be positive, as when they drive an increase in political engagement or push both sides t…

  • Gender Diversity in Government

    Gender Diversity in Government

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534505575

    Opening the door to women for leadership positions in government and public institutions is critical in achieving fair and balanced policies. Yet only ten of the world's nations are led by democratically elected women. The United States ranks a shoc…

  • Gender Diversity in Government

    Gender Diversity in Government

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534505582

    Opening the door to women for leadership positions in government and public institutions is critical in achieving fair and balanced policies. Yet only ten of the world's nations are led by democratically elected women. The United States ranks a shoc…

  • Human Trafficking

    Human Trafficking
    av Lita Sorensen

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534506497

    According to UNICEF, human trafficking generates a staggering 32 billion dollars in profits each year. Human trafficking takes place all around the world, affecting nearly every country, rich and poor. Women, girls, and migrants are extremely vulner…

  • Human Trafficking

    Human Trafficking
    av Lita Sorensen

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534506503

    According to UNICEF, human trafficking generates a staggering 32 billion dollars in profits each year. Human trafficking takes place all around the world, affecting nearly every country, rich and poor. Women, girls, and migrants are extremely vulner…

  • Gay and Lesbian Families

    Gay and Lesbian Families

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780737743012

    There is a lot of love to go around, none so truer than for any family unit that works to be good for one another. This happens regardless of a parent's sexual preference, and yet, many traditionalists want to define the family as solely a heterosex…

  • Poverty, Prosperity, and the Minimum Wage

    Poverty, Prosperity, and the Minimum Wage

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534508460

    The US federal hourly minimum wage has been stuck at $7.25 for more than a decade, even though both inflation and productivity have risen steadily. Experts say an hourly wage of $24 is in keeping with inflation, although even a raise to $15 per hour…

  • Poverty, Prosperity, and the Minimum Wage

    Poverty, Prosperity, and the Minimum Wage

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534508477

    The US federal hourly minimum wage has been stuck at $7.25 for more than a decade, even though both inflation and productivity have risen steadily. Experts say an hourly wage of $24 is in keeping with inflation, although even a raise to $15 per hour…

  • Is America a Democracy or an Oligarchy?

    Is America a Democracy or an Oligarchy?

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534508156

    Since the inception of the United States, certain democratic principles have been inherent to the nation's political identity. Theoretically, this means that all citizens should receive equal representation and opportunity. However, income inequalit…

  • Nuclear and Toxic Waste

    Nuclear and Toxic Waste

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780737746822

    This edition explores the health and environmental problems posed by hazardous waste contamination and disposal. Readers are presented with a variety of viewpoints on questions pertaining to nuclear and toxic waste such as, what hazardous materials…

  • Gun Control and the Nra

    Gun Control and the Nra

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534506633

    School shootings and mass gun violence have brought the gun control debate to national attention, and according to a 2018 survey, 57 percent of Americans believe that stricter gun laws are necessary. However, the same survey found that 42 percent of…

  • Foreign Oil Dependence

    Foreign Oil Dependence

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780737773699

    This anthology explores the issue of the United States' dependence on oil. Can the country attain energy independence? Does the dependence on foreign oil weaken the economy? Is dependence on foreign oil a security threat? Can the United States trans…

  • Mass Shootings

    Mass Shootings

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534506893

    Since 2016, the United States has experienced an average of nearly one mass shooting per day. Is this the new normal, or can something be done to prevent these slaughters? America seems divided about how to stop mass shootings. While some point to s…

  • Mass Shootings

    Mass Shootings

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534506886

    Since 2016, the United States has experienced an average of nearly one mass shooting per day. Is this the new normal, or can something be done to prevent these slaughters? America seems divided about how to stop mass shootings. While some point to s…

  • Should the United States Be Multilingual?

    Should the United States Be Multilingual?

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780737748932

    According to the United States Census Bureau report, at least 350 languages are spoken across the homes of America. Yet, the most common, and official, language of America remains English. What does this tell us about American culture? This comprehe…

  • Is Childhood Becoming Too Sexualized?

    Is Childhood Becoming Too Sexualized?

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780737748857

    Does American culture reward girls for eroticism? Is physical aggression encouraged in boys a form of sexualization? Do legislators do enough to protect children from sexual exploitation? This thoughtful anthology analyzes the various perspectives r…

  • Does the Internet Increase Anxiety?

    Does the Internet Increase Anxiety?

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780737773835

    This book explores the new phenomena of anxiety surrounding the Internet, which has developed with the explosion of social media use. Mobile-devise separation anxiety, digital overload, and activity tracking are a selection of topics discussed.

  • Environmental Catastrophe

    Environmental Catastrophe
    av Bridey Heing

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534506176

    Unlike natural disasters, which happen because of the earth's natural geological processes, environmental catastrophes are devastating events that occur due to humanity's impact on the environment. These can include nuclear bombings, oil spills, and…

  • Globalization

    Globalization

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534504592

    The advancement of transportation and communication technology has facilitated greater interaction between people throughout the world, a process known as globalization. Because of its various economic, social, cultural, and environmental implicatio…

  • Globalization

    Globalization

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534503861

    The advancement of transportation and communication technology has facilitated greater interaction between people throughout the world, a process known as globalization. Because of its various economic, social, cultural, and environmental implicatio…

  • Racial Discrimination and Criminal Justice

    Racial Discrimination and Criminal Justice

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534507692

    The Black Lives Matter movement has shined a light on the frequently unequal treatment of African Americans by the U.S. justice system. This has led to some adverse reactions, including the protest slogans All Lives Matter and Blue Lives Matter. The…

  • Racial Discrimination and Criminal Justice

    Racial Discrimination and Criminal Justice

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534507715

    The Black Lives Matter movement has shined a light on the frequently unequal treatment of African Americans by the U.S. justice system. This has led to some adverse reactions, including the protest slogans All Lives Matter and Blue Lives Matter. The…

  • Citizenship in the 21st Century

    Citizenship in the 21st Century

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534505520

    What does it mean to be a citizen in the 21st century? Globalization, the dominance of corporations, the influence of technology, massive immigration, and geopolitical shifts have changed our world considerably in just a few decades. How have these…

  • Citizenship in the 21st Century

    Citizenship in the 21st Century

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534505513

    What does it mean to be a citizen in the 21st century? Globalization, the dominance of corporations, the influence of technology, massive immigration, and geopolitical shifts have changed our world considerably in just a few decades. How have these…

  • What Role Should the U.S. Play in the Middle East?

    What Role Should the U.S. Play in the Middle East?

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780737744514

    The United States seems enmeshed in the Middle East permanently, with the reason for involvement changing year after year. However, this is not the only way to look at U.S. involvement. This anthology interrogates this question and others from diver…

  • Public Outrage and Protest

    Public Outrage and Protest

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534505285

    The United States has had an active history of public protest since colonial times, with the Boston Tea Party serving as an emblematic example to this day. Protest in the United States is often associated with its zenith in the 1960s, but demonstrat…

  • Public Outrage and Protest

    Public Outrage and Protest

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534505278

    The United States has had an active history of public protest since colonial times, with the Boston Tea Party serving as an emblematic example to this day. Protest in the United States is often associated with its zenith in the 1960s, but demonstrat…

  • What Motivates Suicide Bombers?

    What Motivates Suicide Bombers?

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780737744491

    The act of a suicide bomber, one who causes devastation while taking one's own life for a pre-determined reason, is a very complicated, powerful act. At its crux is the idea of the martyr and the individual's relationship to that idea. This antholog…

  • Vaping

    Vaping

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534505124

    Though first introduced in 2003, vaping's popularity has rapidly increased in recent years. Vaping involves the inhalation of aerosols and is generally considered safer than smoking tobacco, but little is currently known about its health impacts. Ad…

  • The Capitol Riot: Fragile Democracy

    The Capitol Riot: Fragile Democracy

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534508583

    The insurrection at the US Capitol on January 6, 2021 sent shockwaves around the world. Suddenly, the United States, for many the gold standard of democracy and stability, seemed at risk. The riot was a direct response by a mob of extremist Trump su…

  • The Capitol Riot: Fragile Democracy

    The Capitol Riot: Fragile Democracy

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534508590

    The insurrection at the US Capitol on January 6, 2021 sent shockwaves around the world. Suddenly, the United States, for many the gold standard of democracy and stability, seemed at risk. The riot was a direct response by a mob of extremist Trump su…

  • Uranium Mining

    Uranium Mining

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780737748994

    This book explores the various benefits and drawbacks of uranium mining and features a selection of perspectives from organizations such as the United States Environmental Protection Agency and the Nuclear Energy Institute. Readers learn about urani…

  • Vaccination

    Vaccination

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534506299

    Give your readers a comprehensive resource that will allow them to form intelligent opinions on a perennial, hot-button topic. Since the smallpox vaccine was invented in 1796, vaccination has played an essential role in eradicating a number of disea…

  • Slavery Today

    Slavery Today
    av Ronald D. Jr. Lankford

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780737744415

    Can religion play a role in abolishing slavery today? Has economic development caused slavery, or conversely, can it help to defeat slavery? How pervasive is human trafficking in the United States, and in the world? This informative anthology asks t…

  • Wave and Tidal Power

    Wave and Tidal Power

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780737749014

    Tidal power and its possibilities have been under consideration for more than half a century. Studies have shown the feasibility of several locations in the United States where tidal energy could be generated, and yet tidal generators were not built…

  • Food Safety

    Food Safety

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780737751505

    What you put into your body can kill you. This seems obvious for poisonous things, but what if something in your dinner, when not cooked thoroughly, could prove deadly? Food safety has drastically improved in recent decades, but people still get sic…

  • Should the Voting Age Be Lowered?

    Should the Voting Age Be Lowered?

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780737739374

    Already once lowered to the age of 18, an ongoing debate is that we should lower the voting age to 16. This informative resource explores topics related to voting and age. Directly supporting key Social Studies curriculum and political science studi…

  • Corporate Corruption

    Corporate Corruption

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780737773651

    Twelve detailed essays were assembled by editor Sarah Armstrong, to help students obtain a balanced understanding of corporate corruption. Students will read whether global efforts against corruption are working, whether corporate profiteering is a…

  • Food Security

    Food Security

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534507364

    For a number of reasons, the global food supply is not as stable as it has been historically. The global population continues to grow, while catastrophic weather events like floods and droughts have an increasingly detrimental effect on crops around…

  • Food Security

    Food Security

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534507357

    For a number of reasons, the global food supply is not as stable as it has been historically. The global population continues to grow, while catastrophic weather events like floods and droughts have an increasingly detrimental effect on crops around…

  • Opposing Viewpoints (Spring 2022)

    Opposing Viewpoints (Spring 2022)

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534508484

    First introduced more than 40 years ago, Opposing Viewpoints still sets the standard for current-issue studies. With almost 300 volumes covering nearly every controversial contemporary topic, Opposing Viewpoints is the leading source of current-issu…

  • Opposing Viewpoints (Spring 2022)

    Opposing Viewpoints (Spring 2022)

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781534508682

    First introduced more than 40 years ago, Opposing Viewpoints still sets the standard for current-issue studies. With almost 300 volumes covering nearly every controversial contemporary topic, Opposing Viewpoints is the leading source of current-issu…