Social Issues in America: An Encyclopedia

Social Issues in America: An Encyclopedia

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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.On September 30, 2002, the EEOC sued Alamo Rent-ACar Company because a customer service representative in its Phoenix office was denied permission to cover her head with a ... On April 6, 2004, Barber Dodge and Fairfield Toyota of.

Title:Social Issues in America: An Encyclopedia
Author:James Ciment
Publisher:Routledge - 2015-03-04


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