Violence

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Over thirty-five years ago, Greenhaven Press began publishing the Opposing Viewpoints series to help students gain an awareness of current issues and develop critical thinking skills. The Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints series continues that tradition, presenting a wealth of information on contemporary issues in a colorful, easy-to-read format. In addition to pro/con articles, each Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints volume includes appealing features designed to help students understand the ...

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Overview

Over thirty-five years ago, Greenhaven Press began publishing the Opposing Viewpoints series to help students gain an awareness of current issues and develop critical thinking skills. The Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints series continues that tradition, presenting a wealth of information on contemporary issues in a colorful, easy-to-read format. In addition to pro/con articles, each Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints volume includes appealing features designed to help students understand the complexities of current issues:

Full-color photographs, charts, graphs, and cartoons supplement the text

Sidebars present easy-to-understand statistics

Engaging fact boxes provide at-a-glance information

Questions that focus on vocabulary aid reading comprehension

Glossary, annotated bibliography, Web sites, and organization to contact supplement student research

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780737747362
  • Publisher: Gale Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 5/14/2010
  • Series: Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 144
  • Age range: 12 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.70 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword 5

Introduction 7

Chapter 1 What Causes Violence?

1 Religion Causes Violence Christopher Hitchens 12

2 Religion Does Not Cause Violence Miroslav Volf 23

3 Genes May Play a Part in Violent Behavior Maggie Fox 28

4 Genes Alone Do Not Cause Violence Sharon Begley 33

5 Video Games Cause Violence Anne Harding 45

6 Video Games Do Not Cause Violence Eric DiDomenico 51

Chapter 2 Is Violence Necessary?

1 Violence Is a Part of Human Nature Wes Heinkel 60

2 Violence Is Not Necessarily a Part of Human Nature Clara Moskowitz 65

3 The Christian Just War Doctrine Allows Violence Edward J. McBride 70

4 Christians Should Always Promote Nonviolence Ken Butigan 80

5 Violence Cannot Be Resolved with Further Violence Russell Dickerson 89

Chapter 3 How Can Violence Be Prevented?

1 Parents Should Prevent Youth Violence Mike Fak 95

2 Parents Cannot Always Prevent Youth Violence Dewey G. Cornell 100

3 Gun Control Laws Can Prevent Violence Garen J. Wintemute 109

4 Gun Control Laws Do Not Prevent Violence Ted Nugent 116

Facts About Violence 121

Organizations to Contact 125

For Further Reading 131

Index 135

Picture Credits 140

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