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Issues for Debate in Family Violence

Issues for Debate in Family Violence
Selections From CQ Researcher

Edited by:

July 2010 | 200 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc


This book covers timely issues such as women's rights, domestic violence, sex offenders, prostitution, and cyber bullying. Each article is engaging and reader-friendly, and the chapter-opening human interest stories will spark the interest of students. Issues for Debate in Family Violence is an ideal supplementary textbook for upper-division undergraduate and graduate courses on family and child violence.

About CQ Researcher Readers

In the tradition of nonpartisanship and current analysis that is the hallmark of CQ Press, CQ Researcher readers investigate important and controversial policy issues. Offer your students the balanced reporting, complete overviews, and engaging writing that CQ Researcher has consistently provided for more than 80 years. Each article gives substantial background and analysis of a particular issue as well as useful pedagogical features to inspire critical thinking and to help students grasp and review key material:

  • A pro/con box that examines two competing sides of a single question
  • A detailed chronology of key dates and events
  • An annotated bibliography and Web resources
  • An outlook section that addresses possible regulation and initiatives from Capitol Hill and the White House over the next 5 to 10 years
  • Photos, charts, graphs, and maps

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Annotated Contents
Karen Foerstel
1. Women's Rights: Are Violence and Discrimination Against Women Declining?
Pamela M. Prah
2. Domestic Violence: Do Teenagers Need More Protection?
Alan Greenblatt
3. Sex Offenders: Will Tough, New Laws Do More Harm Than Good?
Peter Katel
4. Hate Groups: Is Extremism on the Rise in the United States?
Thomas J. Billitteri
5. Cyberbullying: Are New Laws Needed to Curb Online Aggression?
Marcia Clemmitt
6. Prostitution Debate: Should the United States Legalize Sex Work?
Tom Price
7. Child Welfare Reform: Will Recent Changes Make At-Risk Children Safer?

Was a good fit as a supplemental reading to the Family Violence across the lifespan text.

Ms Patricia Magee
Social Science Dept, Pittsburg State University
September 7, 2011

Sage College Publishing

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