Issues for Debate in American Public Policy: Selections from CQ Researcher (17th Revised edition)
By: CQ Researcher (author)Paperback
Each policy report is expertly researched and written, showing all sides of an issue. Among the articles featured in this Seventeenth Edition are youth unemployment, the militarization of the police, domestic drones, and food policy debates. Chapters explore issue questions, background, the current situation, and a look ahead, as well as featuring a yes-no debate box.
CQ Researcher is the choice of librarians, researchers, and students seeking original, comprehensive reporting and analysis on the most vital issues shaping our world. Each weekly report offers in-depth, unbiased coverage of a single topic. Written by CQ Press's staff of experienced reporters, these reports provide up-to-date information on a wide range of social, economic, political, environmental, and international issues.
Part I: Environment Chapter 1: Air Pollution and Climate Change - Jill U. Adams Background Current Situation Outlook: Obama Agenda Notes Bibliography Chapter 2: Pesticide Controversies - Jennifer Weeks Background Current Situation Outlook: Feeding the World Notes Bibliography Part II: Business and Economy Chapter 3: Marijuana Industry - William Wanlund Background Current Situation Outlook: De Facto Legalization? Notes Bibliography Chapter 4: Unions at a Crossroads - Chuck McCutcheon Background Current Situation Outlook: Coming Resurgence? Notes Bibliography Part III: Rights and Liberties Chapter 5: Free Speech on Campus - Sarah Glazer Background Current Situation Outlook: Open Questions Notes Bibliography Chapter 6: Housing Discrimination - Kenneth Jost Background Current Situation Outlook: Political Challenges Notes Bibliography Chapter 7: Religious Freedom - Reed Karaim Background Current Situation Outlook: Growing Tolerance? Notes Bibliography Chapter 8: Transgender Rights - Alan Greenblatt Background Current Situation Outlook: Turning Point Notes Bibliography Part IV: Social Policy Chapter 9: Campus Sexual Assault - Barbara Mantel Background Current Situation Outlook: More Lawsuits? Notes Bibliography Chapter 10: Reforming Juvenile Justice - Christina L. Lyons Background Current Situation Outlook: Window of Opportunity Notes Bibliography Chapter 11: Racial Conflict - Peter Katel Background Current Situation Outlook: Hope and Fear Notes Bibliography Part V: Health Chapter 12: Prisoners and Mental Illness - Sarah Glazer Background Current Situation Outlook: Training Judges Notes Bibliography Chapter 13: Reforming Veterans' Health Care - Tom Price Background Current Situation Outlook: Future Challenges Notes Bibliography Part VI: National Security Chapter 14: Immigrant Detention - Reed Karaim Background Current Situation Outlook: Stalled and Deadlocked Notes Bibliography Chapter 15: Intelligence Reform - William Wanlund Background Current Situation Outlook: Data Explosion Notes Bibliography Chapter 16: Police Tactics - Peter Katel Background Current Situation Outlook: Re-engineering Police Culture Notes Bibliography
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