eBook Social Issues Essential Primary Sources Collection: Government, Politics, and Protest: Essential Primary Sources, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1414412630
  • ISBN-13: 9781414412634
  • DDC: 320.9
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 485 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released December 2006
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007
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Overview

Government, Politics, and Protest explores the causes and nature of protest as well as the historical tension between protest and government, including underlying causes. Included are approximately 175 full or excerpted documents---speeches, legislation, magazine and newspaper articles, essays, memoirs, letters, interviews, novels, songs, and works of art---as well as overview information that places each document in context. Entries are organized into chapters that feature a general overview of the chapter's subtopic. The following standard subheads are included in each entry:

  • Date
  • Source
  • About the Author
  • Introduction
  • Primary Source
  • Significance
  • Further Resources

All titles contain an introduction to its topic, a chronology of major events associated with the topic, and a general index.

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Alternate Formats

  • Casebound Edition

    ISBN-10: 1414403275 | ISBN-13: 9781414403274

Reviews

"The present volume consists of eight chapters dealing with protesters and protest rights; civil and human rights; war and peace, civil liberties, and social issues; politics, policy, and political dissent; labor, trade, and globalization; sovereignty; and health, environment, and animal rights. The book has a wide coverage and numerous valuable primary sources. This is a fine resource." --ARBA, March 2007

— ARBA

"The overall compilation is balanced, broad ranging, and very accessible. Recommended for high-school, public, and academic libraries to enhance student research." --Booklist, April 1, 2007

— Booklist

"...this is a handy, useful addition to libraries supporting primary source-based curriculum and needing primary-source collections, especially sources not limited to U.S. documents. Recommended for high school, public, and academic libraries. --Library Journal, February 1, 2007

— Library Journal

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Social Issues Essential Primary Sources Collection: Government, Politics, and Protest: Essential Primary Sources  (ISBN-10: 1414403275 | ISBN-13: 9781414403274)

Government, Politics, and Protest explores the causes and nature of protest as well as the historical tension between protest and government, including underlying causes. Included are approximately 175 full or excerpted documents---speeches, legislation, magazine and newspaper articles, essays, memoirs, letters, interviews, novels, songs, and works of art---as well as overview information that places each document in context. Entries are organized into chapters that feature a general overview of the chapter's subtopic. The following standard subheads are included in each entry:

  • Date
  • Source
  • About the Author
  • Introduction
  • Primary Source
  • Significance
  • Further Resources

All titles contain an introduction to its topic, a chronology of major events associated with the topic, and a general index.

While Gale strives to replicate print content, some content may not be available due to rights restrictions. Call your Sales Rep for details.

Price: $191.00