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(At Issue: American Politics). (Grades: 10-12).
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For over 25 years, the Greenhaven Press Opposing Viewpoints Series has developed and set the standard for current-issue studies. With more than 90 volumes covering nearly every controversial contemporary topic, Opposing Viewpoints is the leading source for libraries and classrooms in need of current-issue materials. Each title explores a specific issue by placing expert opinions in a unique pro/con format. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find sources and publications. By choosing from such diverse sources and including both popular and unpopular views, the Opposing Viewpoints editorial team has adhered to its commitment to editorial objectivity. Readers are exposed to many sides of a debate, which promotes issue awareness as well as critical thinking. In short, Opposing Viewpoints is the best research and learning tool for exploring the issues that continually shape and define our turbulent and changing world.
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Mental Illness

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Examines the issue of mental illness around the world, in such nations as the United Kingdom, Japan, Romania, China, and Argentina.
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Discusses the life and assassination of the famous civil rights leader, including the controversies surrounding his death and the impact it had on the African American community.
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Presents a historical background on the Kurds while looking at controversies surrounding the group's treatment by Iraq and Turkey and whether the Kurds should be granted an independent state, and features four personal narratives.
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Introduces global perspectives on trends in the War on Terror, discussing the causes of terrorism, human rights, and government responses.
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Discusses the pros and cons of whistle blowing as it relates to the motivations of whistleblowers, national security, and the kinds of punishment and backlash whistleblowers receive.
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