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KLIATT - KLIATT Review
These slim volumes from the At-Issue series offer a range of opinions on current isses. DNA Databases, for example, provides 11 articles by lawyers, scientists, professors, and others weighing in on such topics as whether using DNA databases for targeted profiling is effective and whether they allow government intrusion on private information. Global Warming considers whether polar ice masses are melting, its effect on hurricane strength, the role of carbon dioxide emission, and other current debates. Date Rape examines the role of alcohol and drugs, the definition of rape, date rape in the queer community, false accusations, and the need for legislation, among other subjects. The other volumes similarly offer varied opinions on these hot topics. Students researching these subjects will appreciate the brevity of the article excerpts along with the handy short summaries that precede them, as well as the introductions that carefully outline the issues. Organizations to contact are listed at the end of each book. Age Range: Ages 12 to adult. REVIEWER: Paula Rohrlick (Vol. 42, No. 1)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780737738834
  • Publisher: Gale Group
  • Publication date: 11/7/2007
  • Series: At Issue Series: American Politics
  • Pages: 91
  • Age range: 15 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 5.80 (w) x 8.70 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents


Introduction     7
Electronic Voting: An Overview$dStaff of the Institute of Governmental Studies     10
Electronic Voting Machines Are Reliable Accurate, and Secure   Sonia Arrison   Vince Vasquez     14
Electronic Voting Machines Are Not Likely to Be Hacked   Wayne Rash     25
Electronic Voting Machines Can Be Easily Hacked   Jon Stokes     30
Electronic Voting Machines Can Be Made More Secure   Michael Waldman     38
Voter Verified Paper Audit Trails Will Make Electronic Voting More Secure   Rush Holt     46
Voter Verified Paper Audit Trails Won't Make Electronic Voting More Secure   Thomas C. Greene     53
Voter Verified Paper Audit Trails Are Necessary for Accurate Elections   David Dill     58
Direct Recording Electronic Voting Systems Are Accessible for the Disabled   Jim Dickson     64
Direct Recording Electronic Voting Systems Not Accessible for Disabled   Noel H. Runyan     71
Verified Paper Audit Trails Will Discriminate Against the Disabled   Christopher J. Dodd     79
Electronic Voting Should Be Continued   Ernie Tedeschi     87
Organizations to Contact     94
Bibliography     101
Index     107
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