Issues & Controversies: Overviews and Pro/Con Arguments

Editor: Facts On File
Publication Year: 2019
Publisher: Facts On File

Price: Core Collection Only
Category: Social Sciences - Contemporary Issues & Controversies
Book Status: Available
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Issues & Controversies explores and analyzes hundreds of hot topics in politics, business, government, crime, law, energy, education, health, family, science, foreign policy, race, rights, society, and culture. Since its inception, Issues & Controversies has been a core student and educator resource for understanding and writing about contemporary events and conflicts, as well as for debate prep.

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Table of Contents

    • Issue Overviews
    • Crime & Law Enforcement: Issue Overview
    • Corporations & Business: Issue Overview
    • Economic & Financial Policy: Issue Overview
    • Higher Education: Issue Overview
    • Climate Change: Issue Overview
    • Environment: Issue Overview
    • Housing & Homelessness: Issue Overview
    • Nuclear Weapons & Arms Control: Issue Overview
    • Censorship & Freedom of Information: Issue Overview
    • Intelligence & Espionage: Issue Overview
    • Politics & Elections: Issue Overview
    • Diseases & Epidemics: Issue Overview
    • Drugs & Alcohol: Issue Overview
    • Health Care: Issue Overview
    • Mental Health: Issue Overview
    • Abortion & Reproductive Rights: Issue Overview
    • Animal Rights: Issue Overview
    • Civil Liberties & Constitutional Rights: Issue Overview
    • Gay Rights: Issue Overview
    • Gun Control: Issue Overview
    • Racial Profiling: Issue Overview
    • Women's Rights: Issue Overview
    • Agriculture & Food Supply: Issue Overview
    • Internet & Computers: Issue Overview
    • Religion: Issue Overview
    • Pro Con Articles
    • Marijuana: Should the United States Legalize Marijuana?
    • Police Body Cameras: Should law enforcement agents wear body cameras?
    • Police Brutality: Do U.S. police departments use appropriate force when dealing with the public?
    • Fake News: Does Fake News Pose a Significant Problem for Democracy?
    • MeToo: Is the #MeToo Movement an Appropriate Response to Sexual Assault and Harassment?
    • Federal Minimum Wage: Is The Federal Minimum Wage Good For The Economy?
    • Net Neutrality: Should the Government Mandate Net Neutrality?
    • Religion in Public Schools: Does Religion Have A Place in Public Schools?
    • Climate Change: Should the U.S. Government Take Aggressive Steps to Address Climate Change?
    • Bullying: Should States Pass Laws Requiring Educational Institutions to Implement Anti-Bullying Measures?
    • Immigration Policy: Do Stringent Immigration Policies Benefit the United States?
    • Travel Ban and Immigration: Should the United States Ban Travelers from Certain Countries?
    • Gun Control Laws: Should the United States Adopt Stronger Gun Control Laws?
    • Food Safety: Should Congress strengthen food safety regulations?
    • Health Care Reform: Has the Affordable Care Act Improved Health Care in the United States?
    • Mandatory Vaccinations: Should Vaccination Be Mandatory?
    • Abortion: To What Extent Should Women Be Allowed Access to Abortion in the United States?
    • Planned Parenthood: Should the Federal Government Allocate Taxpayer Money to Planned Parenthood?
    • Gay Rights: Do People Deserve the Same Rights and Protections Regardless of Sexual Orientation, Including the Right to Marry?
    • Religious Freedom Laws: Should States Adopt Strong Religious Freedom Laws?
    • Women's Rights and Sexual Harassment: Are Further Steps Necessary to Ensure Gender Equality?
    • Government Shutdown: Is forcing a government shutdown a good political strategy?
    • Sanctuary Cities: Should Local and State Governments Adopt Policies That Protect Undocumented Immigrants from Deportation?