Truly comprehensive in scope - and arranged in A-Z format for quick access - this eight-volume set is a one-source reference for anyone researching the historical and contemporary details of more than 170 major issues confronting American society. Entries cover the full range of hotly contested social issues - including economic, scientific, environmental, criminal, legal, security, health, and media topics. Each entry discusses the historical origins of the problem or debate; past means used to deal with the issue; the current controversy surrounding the issue from all perspectives; and the near-term and future implications for society. In addition, each entry includes a chronology, a bibliography, and a directory of Internet resources for further research as well as primary documents and statistical tables highlighting the debates.Call a credit card issuer and, pretending to be the victim, ask to change the mailing address on the credit card account. ... a company in Long Island, New York, that helped banks and other institutions use computers to obtain consumer creditanbsp;...
|Title||:||Social Issues in America|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2015-03-04|