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Summary: This title addresses controversies related to America’s prisons including: What problems do America’s prisons face? Who is in America’s prisons? Are prisoners treated humanely? Do prison alternatives work?

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Publisher / Publication Date: Greenhaven Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 365 AME

Summary: This collection of articles pro and con on gun violence debates whether gun violence is a serious problem, the factors that contribute to gun violence, the extent to which gun ownership regulations reduce gun violence, and what should be done to reduce gun violence.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Greenhaven Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 364 GUN

Summary: Presents a collection of essays that cover varying opinions on police brutality.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Greenhaven Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 365 POL

Summary: Many Americans believe theyre living in a post-racial society, pointing to the election of Barack Obama to the presidency as evidence. Others believe that, despite the advances achieved by the civil rights movement, people of color are treated as second-class citizens. Is race overemphasized in America? Have government programs and policies done enough to level the playing field? Can the United...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Greenhaven Publishing 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 305.8 RAC

Contents: Is homelessness a serious problem? Homelessness is a widespread problem / National Student Campaign Against Hunger & Homelessness ; The problem of homelessness is exaggerated / Mike Rosen ; Rural homelessness is a serious problem / Randal C. Archibold ; Homelessness is a serious problem for many U.S. military veterans / National Coalition for Homeless Veterans ; Homelessness is a serious...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Greenhaven Press 2007

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1 available in JT Non-Fiction, Call number: JT 362.5 Homeless 2007

Summary: Each title in the highly acclaimed Opposing Viewpoints series 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 publications.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Greenhaven Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 339.2 INC

Summary: The number of Americans who live behind bars has increased by 550 percent over the last 40 years. This has been the result of aggressive tough-on-crime legislation that had more harmful effects than lawmakers could have foreseen. Experts now see the problem but disagree on the solutions. Does incarceration limit crime, or does it simply feed into a cycle of problems that harm society and create...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Greenhaven Publishing, LLC 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 365 MAS

Summary: Examines the arguments for and against the existence and usefulness of ESP.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Greenhaven Press/Thomson Gale 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 133.8 ESP

Summary: Explores both sides of the question of whether or not spaceships have visited Earth, looking at issues related to sightings, validity of evidence, government conspiracies, and media hype.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Greenhaven Press 2003

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