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Title Issues and controversies : overviews and pro/con arguments / Facts on File.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Facts On File, 2019.
Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference, 2019.


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Edition [Enhanced Credo edition]
Description 1 online resource (52 entries) ; digital files.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
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?
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Summary 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.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Note Description based on title screen from website (viewed April 24, 2019).
Subject Law -- United States.
Current events.
United States -- Politics and government.
United States -- Economic conditions.
United States -- Social conditions.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Credo Reference (Firm), distributor.
Facts on File, Inc., publisher.
ISBN 9781787852518 electronic version

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