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Format: Print Book 2002
Availability: Available at 2 Libraries 10 of 13 copies
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Bethel Park Public Library Nonfiction y 361.1 PR v.1
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Bethel Park Public Library Nonfiction y 361.1 PR v.2
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Bethel Park Public Library Nonfiction y 361.1 PR v.4
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Community Library of Castle Shannon Young Adult Non-Fiction YA 361.1 Pro v.1
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Summary
Perfect for debate, science, and social science classes: - Each broad theme is broken into key conflicts- Arguments are written by experts- A thorough introduction to the theme of each volume and to each section- Clear, balanced outlines of the origins and recent history of each debate- Marginal pointers on debating and writing techniques- Summary boxes that highlight background information on both sides of an argument- Commentary to help students see how viewpoints are presented, what rhetorical and other skills are brought to bear to make a point, and how they might use similar techniques in their own classroom debates or papers- Many additional print and online resources- Present arguments, complete with examples- Understand the relationship between general principles and specific details in an argument- Identify weak points in an opposing argument- Determine why some arguments are more successful than others- Build essential critical-thinking, writing, speaking, and debating skills- Recognize the major points on both sides of current controversies
Contents
v. 1. Individual and society
v. 2. Government
v. 3. Economics
v. 4. Environment
v. 5. Science
v. 6. Media
v. 7. The Constitution
v. 8. U.S. foreign policy
v. 9. Criminal law and the penal system
v. 10. Health
v. 11. Family and society
v. 12. Arts and culture
v. 13. U.S. History
v. 14. International development
v. 15. Human rights
v. 16. Education
v. 17. New science
v. 18. Commerce and trade.

Additional Information
Subjects Social problems.
Social history.
Social institutions.
Applied sociology.
Science.
Sociology.
Publisher Danbury, Conn. :Grolier Educational,2002
Contributors McFall, Sally.
Grolier Educational (Firm)
Grolier Incorporated.
Language English
Notes Vols. 7-<18> published by: Grolier.
Description volumes <1- > : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
ISBN 0717256383 (set : v. 1-6)
0717256391 (v. 1)
0717256405 (v. 2)
0717256413 (v. 3)
0717256421 (v. 4)
071725643X (v. 5)
0717256448 (v. 6)
0717257533 (set : v. 7-12)
0717257541 (v. 7)
071725755X (v. 8)
0717257568 (v. 9)
0717257576 (v. 10)
0717257584 (v. 11)
0717257592 (v. 12)
0717259277 (3rd set)
0717259307 (v. 13)
0717259293 (v. 14)
0717259315 (v. 15)
0717259285 (v. 16)
0717259323 (v. 17)
0717259331 (v. 18)
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