Social Issues Essential Primary Sources Collection, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1414412460
  • ISBN-13: 9781414412467
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
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  • Original Copyright 2006 | Published/Released December 2006
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2006
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Overview

These volumes of primary source documents focus on leading social issues of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. International in scope, each title is devoted to one topic:

  • Crime and Punishment
  • Environmental Issues
  • Family in Society
  • Gender Issues and Sexuality
  • Government, Politics, and Protest
  • Human and Civil Rights
  • Immigration and Multiculturalism
  • Medicine, Bioethics, and Health
  • Social Policy
  • Terrorism

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: 1414403208 | ISBN-13: 9781414403205

Reviews

"Speeches, legislation, articles, letters, interviews, literature, photographs, personal essays, and advertisements have been selected to represent 'a sweeping view of events of the last 200 years.'" -- School Library Journal (December 2006)

— School Library Journal

Products Included

Social Issues Essential Primary Sources Collection: Crime and Punishment: Essential Primary Sources  (ISBN-10: 1414412606 | ISBN-13: 9781414412603)

Crime and Punishment explores the development, diversity, and duality of attitudes and arguments related to crime and punishment.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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Social Issues Essential Primary Sources Collection: Environmental Issues: Essential Primary Sources  (ISBN-10: 1414406266 | ISBN-13: 9781414406268)

Environmental Issues offers insights into the origins of environmental consciousness, the complexities of environmental science, and the sometimes contentious arguments surrounding environmental issues. 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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Social Issues Essential Primary Sources Collection: Family in Society: Essential Primary Sources  (ISBN-10: 1414412665 | ISBN-13: 9781414412665)

Family in Society provides readings into two centuries of changes in concepts, representations, and roles of the family in society. 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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Social Issues Essential Primary Sources Collection: Gender Issues and Sexuality: Essential Primary Sources  (ISBN-10: 1414412614 | ISBN-13: 9781414412610)

Gender Issues and Sexuality provides insight into the personal, social, and political issues of gender and sexuality---issues that range from intimate matters of personal belief to matters that profoundly shape modern society. 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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Social Issues Essential Primary Sources Collection: Government, Politics, and Protest: Essential Primary Sources  (ISBN-10: 1414412630 | ISBN-13: 9781414412634)

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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Social Issues Essential Primary Sources Collection: Human and Civil Rights: Essential Primary Sources  (ISBN-10: 1414412622 | ISBN-13: 9781414412627)

Human and Civil Rights covers the universal guarantees of security of person and freedom of conscience for all individuals regardless of nationality, ethnicity, race, religion, or gender. 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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Social Issues Essential Primary Sources Collection: Immigration and Multiculturalism: Essential Primary Sources  (ISBN-10: 1414412657 | ISBN-13: 9781414412658)

Immigration and Multiculturalism offers insight into two centuries of global changes in populations and cultures. 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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Social Issues Essential Primary Sources Collection: Medicine, Health, and Bioethics: Essential Primary Sources  (ISBN-10: 141440624X | ISBN-13: 9781414406244)

Medicine, Bioethics, and Health explores the development, diversity, and linking of science and ethics as embodied in medical advances, social policy, and law. 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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Social Issues Essential Primary Sources Collection: Social Policy: Essential Primary Sources  (ISBN-10: 1414412649 | ISBN-13: 9781414412641)

Social Policy explores how governments and groups have developed and implemented social policies that have shaped societies and influenced social justice and social change. 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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Social Issues Essential Primary Sources Collection: Terrorism: Essential Primary Sources  (ISBN-10: 1414406223 | ISBN-13: 9781414406220)

Terrorism provides insight into the scale and complexities of terrorism across a sweeping landscape of time, geography, act, and motive. 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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