by Lauri S. Friedman

Hardcover(Library Binding)

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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 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 organizations to contact supplement student research

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780737747300
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date: 05/22/2010
Series: Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints Series
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword 5

Introduction 7

Chapter 1 Does Alcohol Pose a Threat to Society?

1 Underage Drinking Is a Crisis That Threatens Society U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 12

2 Underage Drinking Is Not a Crisis Suzy Dean 19

3 Alcohol Bans Benefit Society 24

4 Alcohol Bans Hurt Society Eric Christiansen 31

5 Restricting Alcohol Advertising Would Benefit Society Peter Anderson 36

6 Alcohol Advertising Should Not Be Restricted Cameron Jones 43

Chapter 2 Should the Drinking Age Be Lowered?

1 The Drinking Age Should Be Lowered to Eighteen Pateik Dalmia 50

2 The Drinking Age Should Not Be Lowered to Eighteen Mothers Against Drunk Driving 56

3 Lowering the Drinking Age Will Reduce Binge Drinking in College The Las Vegas Sequitur 62

4 Lowering the Drinking Age Will Encourage Binge Drinking in College Darshak Sanghavi 68

Chapter 3 How Can Drunk Driving Be Prevented?

1 Stricter Laws Can Reduce Drunk Driving Center for Problem-Oriented Policing 76

2 Stricter Laws Cannot Reduce Drunk Driving Mark R. Crovelli 83

3 Sobriety Checkpoints Reduce Drunk Driving Danielle E. Roeber 90

4 Sobriety Checkpoints Do Not Reduce Drunk Driving Ken Krall 96

5 Ignition Interlock Devices Reduce Drunk Driving PR Newswire 102

6 Ignition Interlock Devices Should Not Be Widely Used Charles Peña 107

Facts About Alcohol 113

Organizations to Contact 118

For Further Reading 127

Index 131

Picture Credits 136

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