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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: Book
Published: Armonk, NY : M.E. Sharpe, c2006.
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Table of Contents:
  • v. 1.
  • Abortion and reproductive issues - Campaign finance reform
  • v. 2.
  • Cancer - Disability rights
  • v. 3.
  • Divorce and child custody - Gun violence and gun control
  • v. 4.
  • Hate crimes - Media consolidation
  • v. 5.
  • Media sex and violence - Pornography
  • v. 6.
  • Poverty and wealth - Superstores vs. Main Street
  • v. 7.
  • Sweatshops - Xenophobia and Nativism
  • v. 8.
  • Index.