Social Issue Resources
Full text of more than 600 subject-specific encyclopedias, biographies, chronologies, and dictionaries — all from well-respected publishers
From immigration to stem cells to texting while driving, Opposing Viewpoints in Context delivers more than 13,000 pro/con views, over 1,000 court case overviews and thousands more topic overviews, biographies and profiles.
This book explains how these processes of being born as an American citizen and becoming naturalized as an adult work.
Provides a historical overview of the issues of civil disobedience, social justice, nationalism, populism, violent demonstrations and race relations.
The Encyclopedia of American Social Movements is the first major reference work on the subject that seeks to examine these movements in all their complexity, power and significance.
This classic reference has been updated to reflect many changes in society and in the field of sociology in recent years. Articles covering core issues such as race, poverty, violence, economics, pregnancy and abortion have been updated and expanded, and completely new articles have been written on topics such as the Internet, privacy and epidemiology.
This book discusses epidemics and pandemics, their impact on public health, and how they shape and are shaped by political, economic, and social forces. It offers historical and contemporary examples and case studies. It explains what an epidemic is, how it emerges and spreads, what diseases might become epidemics, how they are tracked/prevented/combated, impacts of such factors as air travel and antibiotic resistance, and roles played by public health agencies and the media.
This work covers a broad range of issues. It highlights the contemporary issues that affect societies around the world. Its emphasis of coverage in each chapter is less on the technical and conceptual aspects of the issue at hand and more on its social ramifications.
- Representative American Speeches 2014 – 2015
- Representative American Speeches 2015 – 2016
- Representative American Speeches 2016 – 2017
- Representative American Speeches 2017 – 2018
- Representative American Speeches 2018 – 2019
- Representative American Speeches 2019 – 2020
- Representative American Speeches 2020 – 2021
- U.S. National Debate Topic 2015 – 2016: Surveillance
- U.S. National Debate Topic 2016 – 2017: U.S. – China Relations
- U.S. National Debate Topic 2017 – 2018: Education Reform
- U.S. National Debate Topic 2018 – 2019: Immigration
- U.S. National Debate Topic 2019 – 2020: Arms Sales
- U.S. National Debate Topic: 2020 – 2021: Criminal Justice Reform
- U.S. National Debate Topic: 2021 – 2022: Water Resources
- U.S. National Debate Topic: 2022-2023: Emerging Technologies & International Security
- Affordable Housing
- Alternative Facts, Post-Truth and the Information War
- American Political Speeches
- Campaign Trends & Election Law
- College Sports
- Democracy Evolving
- Food Insecurity & Hunger in the United States
- Guns in America
- Hate Crimes
- Internet Abuses & Privacy Rights
- Internet Law
- LGBTQ in the 21st Century
- Mental Health Awareness
- New Frontiers in Space
- Policing in 2020
- Prescription Drug Abuse
- Propaganda & Misinformation
- Racial Tensions in a “Post-Racial” Age
- Rethinking Work
- The American Dream
- The Digital Age
- The South China Sea Conflict
- The Supreme Court
- The Transformation of American Cities
- The Two Koreas
This work examines the world’s indigenous peoples, their cultures, the countries in which they reside, and the issues that impact these groups. It highlights the complex relationships between native groups and the physical and social environments in which they live
Provides an overview of pandemics throughout history.
An encyclopedia of the social issues, movements, conditions and policies of the United States
This encyclopedia is as an essential resource for those engaged in independent research, and professionals whose work involves caring for the dead, dying, and bereaved. It will also be of great interest to general readers intrigued by the social, medical, and cultural dimensions to human mortality. It offers a highly relevant examination of the social and historical variation in the rituals, practices, and beliefs surrounding the end of life.
This resource covers the entire spectrum of psychology, including: notable people, theories and terms; landmark case studies and experiments; applications of psychology in advertising, medicine and sports; and career information.
This encyclopedia aids readers in understanding the full scope and diversity of theories, approaches and techniques and how they address various life events within the unique dynamics of families, couples and related interpersonal relationships.