Social Issues in America: An Encyclopedia : An Encyclopedia
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.
- Hardback | 2030 pages
- 221.49 x 285.5 x 21.08mm | 7,530g
- 15 Mar 2006
- Taylor & Francis Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
- topic finder, tables, figures, chronologies, glossaries, bibliographies, internet sources, primary documents, index volume