Social Issues in America: An Encyclopedia: An Encyclopedia

Social Issues in America: An Encyclopedia: An Encyclopedia

By: James Ciment (author)Hardback

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Truly comprehensive in scope - and arranged in A-Z format for quick access - this eight-volume set is a one-source reference for anyone researching the historical and contemporary details of more than 170 major issues confronting American society. Entries cover the full range of hotly contested social issues - including economic, scientific, environmental, criminal, legal, security, health, and media topics. Each entry discusses the historical origins of the problem or debate; past means used to deal with the issue; the current controversy surrounding the issue from all perspectives; and the near-term and future implications for society. In addition, each entry includes a chronology, a bibliography, and a directory of Internet resources for further research as well as primary documents and statistical tables highlighting the debates.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780765680617
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 2030
  • ID: 9780765680617
  • weight: 7530
  • ISBN10: 0765680610

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