The Information Plus Reference Series provides statistical data on 32 of today's most controversial and most studied social issues. Each Information Plus title is a compilation of current and historical statistics -- with analysis -- on aspects of one contemporary social issue, such as abortion, capital punishment, and genetic engineering. Each title is divided into chapters that are devoted to a particular topic. The text provides a clear and comprehensive summary of up-to-date research on the topic and is interspersed with the statistical tables, charts, and graphs. Each table is directly referred to and carefully explained in the text.
Designed as ready-reference tools, Information Plus titles save researchers and students from the cumbersome task of locating statistics from various sources. Information Plus data are compiled from reports generated by branches of the U.S. government, information collected by major independent polling organizations and authoritative associations, and from professional journals, newspapers, pamphlets, and other reliable sources. With the text presented in an even-handed and unbiased manner, Information Plus is an excellent resource for researchers who want to understand social issues and controversies and draw their own conclusions about them.
Each thoroughly indexed volume provides complete source citations for the statistics, a preface with a section on how to use the book, a directory of pertinent organizations and other resources, and an index.
Volumes in the Information Plus Reference Series are completely revised and updated.
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Volumes in the Information Plus Reference Series are completely revised and updated. A complete list ofInformation Plus titles follows:
- Alcohol, Tobacco, and Illicit Drugs
- American Economy
- Animal Rights
- Capital Punishment
- Careers and Occupations
- Child Abuse and Domestic Violence
- Crime, Prisons, and Jails
- Death and Dying
- Education in America
- Electronic America
- Endangered Species
- Gambling in America
- Genetics and Genetic Engineering
- Growing Old in America
- Growing Up
- Gun Control
- Health and Wellness
- Health Care System
- Legal and Illegal Immigration
- National Security
- Race and Ethnicity in America
- Social Welfare
- Space Exploration
- Sports in America
- Weight in America
- Women in America
- World Poverty
Print volumes are also available in the form of Issue Group subsets:
Information Plus Reference Series
- Health and Lifestyle Issues Group
- Crime Issues Group
- Environmental Issues Group
- Major Social Issues Group
titles are available in print as a complete set, by Issue Group set, or individually.Information Plus Reference Series
titles are available in eBook format by season set (Spring and Fall).
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