99 Jumpstarts to Research: Topic Guides for Finding Information on Current Issues

99 Jumpstarts to Research: Topic Guides for Finding Information on Current Issues

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ISBN-13: 9781598843682
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 08/20/2010
Pages: 234
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Peggy Whitley is dean of educational services at Lone Star College-Kingwood, Houston, TX.

Susan Williams Goodwin is a reference librarian with 30 years of experience in public, technical, school, and academic library settings.

Catherine C. Olson is an English professor at Lone Star College-Tomball, Houston, TX.

Table of Contents

Introductionix
Jumpstarts for Searching the World Wide Webxi
1Abortion2
2Affirmative Action4
3Alcohol Advertising6
4Alternative Fuels8
5Alternative Medicine10
6Animal Research12
7Assisted Suicide14
8Athletes as Role Models16
9Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder18
10Campaign Finance Reform20
11Capital Punishment22
12Cashless Society24
13Changing Job Market26
14Child Care28
15Child Labor30
16Cloning and Genetic Research32
17Community College Standards34
18Crime in the Neighborhoods36
19Crimes Against the Elderly38
20Criminal Psychology40
21Cults42
22Cultural Heritage44
23Curfews46
24Divorce--No-Fault48
25Does a College Education Pay?50
26Downtown: Can It Be Saved?52
27Dress Codes54
28Drinking on Campus56
29Drug Testing in the Workplace58
30Drunk Driving60
31Dual Career Families62
32Dual Enrollment64
33Eating Disorders: Anorexia and Bulimia66
34Educating Homeless Children68
35Election Reform70
36Electronic Copyright72
37Emerging Infectious Diseases74
38Energy Sources76
39English as America's Official Language78
40Ethics and Organ Allocation80
41Ethics of Political Leaders82
42Ethnic Cleansing84
43Fda and Medicine Approval86
44Fitness for Children88
45Flexible Work Schedules90
46Food Safety92
47Gambling as a Moral Issue94
48Gangs96
49Gender Differences: Environmental or Genetic?98
50Glass Ceiling100
51Green Companies102
52Greenhouse Effect104
53Gun Control106
54Hazardous Waste108
55Health Insurance Debate110
56The Homeless112
57Honor System in Colleges114
58Human Rights of Prisoners116
59Hunger in America118
60Illegal Immigration120
61Income Gap122
62Media Influence on Public Opinion124
63Medicinal Uses of Marijuana126
64Mergers and Megacompanies128
65Nafta130
66Non-Traditional Family132
67Ozone Layer134
68Police Brutality136
69Political Correctness138
70Rape140
71Recycling142
72Road Rage144
73Same-Sex Marriage146
74School Choice and Vouchers148
75School Prayer150
76School Violence152
77Sex and Violence on TV154
78Sex Education156
79Sex Offender Notification158
80Sexual Harassment in the Workplace160
81Single-Sex Schools162
82Social Security Reform164
83Sports and Lifelong Benefits166
84Sports Arenas168
85Standardized Tests170
86State Lotteries172
87Suicide in Elderly174
88Superstores176
89Tax Reform178
90Term Limits180
91Tobacco Regulations182
92Tort Reform184
93Web TV186
94Welfare Reform188
95Women's Athletics190
96Work Ethic192
97World Population and Hunger194
98Year-Round Schools196
99Youth Crime198
Bibliography201
Subject Directory219
Index221

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