Social issues in America : an encyclopedia /

More than 150 key social issues confronting the United States today are covered in this eight-volume set, in an A to Z format: from abortion and adoption to capital punishment and corporate crime; from obesity and organized crime to sweatshops and xenophobia. Each includes historical background on t...

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Corporate Author: EBSCOhost books.
Other Authors: Ciment, James.
Format: Online Book
Language: English
Published: Armonk, NY : M.E. Sharpe, c2006.
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245 0 0 |a Social issues in America :  |b an encyclopedia /  |c James Ciment, editor. 
260 |a Armonk, NY :  |b M.E. Sharpe,  |c c2006. 
300 |a 8 v. :  |b ill. ;  |c 29 cm. 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references and index. 
505 0 0 |g v. 1.  |t Abortion and reproductive issues - Campaign finance reform --  |g v. 2.  |t Cancer - Disability rights --  |g v. 3.  |t Divorce and child custody - Gun violence and gun control --  |g v. 4.  |t Hate crimes - Media consolidation --  |g v. 5.  |t Media sex and violence - Pornography --  |g v. 6.  |t Poverty and wealth - Superstores vs. Main Street --  |g v. 7.  |t Sweatshops - Xenophobia and Nativism --  |g v. 8.  |t Index. 
506 |a Electronic access restricted to Villanova University patrons. 
520 |a More than 150 key social issues confronting the United States today are covered in this eight-volume set, in an A to Z format: from abortion and adoption to capital punishment and corporate crime; from obesity and organized crime to sweatshops and xenophobia. Each includes historical background on the issue; a discussion of current problems, debates, and possible future developments; a chronology; fairly extensive lists of references and Web sites to consult for further information; a glossary; and, in most cases, one or more selected primary documents. 
530 |a Also available on the World Wide Web. 
650 0 |a Social problems  |z United States  |v Encyclopedias. 
650 0 |a Social movements  |z United States  |v Encyclopedias. 
651 0 |a United States  |x Social conditions  |v Encyclopedias. 
651 0 |a United States  |x Social policy  |v Encyclopedias. 
700 1 |a Ciment, James. 
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776 0 8 |i Online version:  |t Social issues in America.  |d Armonk, NY : M.E. Sharpe, c2006  |w (OCoLC)680506703 
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