Middle and High School • Social Issues
Opposing ViewPoints http://0-infotrac.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/itweb/lvccld_main?db=OVIC
Pro/Con Leading Issues
CQ Researcher http://0-library.cqpress.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/cqresearcher
CQ Research offers in-depth, non-biased coverage of political and social issues, with regular reports on topics in health, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the U.S. economy. This is a great resource to use to prepare for a debate.
Drug Abuse http://www.nida.nih.gov/
Learn more about Drug Abuse.
American Civil Liberties Union http://www.aclu.org/
What the ACLU does isn't always popular, but the Constitution protects everyone or it protects no one. Learn more.
Gender Equality http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|5CBU&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
A six-volume survey of the history of Western thought and culture, presented through 700 alphabetically arranged entries. Each entry explores the origin, cultural interpretations, and historical themes of such subjects as beauty, love, feminism, diversity, and social capital, among many others. For students and general readers.
Drugs & Alcohol
Alcohol Abuse and Alcohol http://www.niaaa.nih.gov/
Learn more about this pervasive problem.
Raising awareness of HIV and AIDS.
Challenged and Banned Books http://www.ala.org/advocacy/banned/bannedbooksweek
Banned Books Week emphasizes the freedom to choose or the freedom to express one's opinion even if that opinion might be considered unorthodox or unpopular and the importance of ensuring the availability of those unorthodox or unpopular viewpoints to all who wish to read them.
Terrorism & Genocide Crimes
Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity 3 V. http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|5CJZ&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
This encyclopedia spans the globe to explain the issues behind crimes against humanity and human rights issues as they relate to individual countries and the world at large. It traces the history of events that qualify as genocide and crimes against humanity, profiles perpetrators and heroes, and explains international laws and law proceedings aimed at ending genocide and crimes against humanity
International Security and the United States: An Encyclopedia, Volume 1 http://0-ebooks.abc-clio.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/reader.aspx?isbn=9780313084874
International Security and the United States: An Encyclopedia, Volume 2 http://0-ebooks.abc-clio.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/reader.aspx?isbn=9780313084881
The Gambling Debate http://0-ebooks.abc-clio.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/reader.aspx?isbn=9781573567428
Challenging readers to evaluate gambling's risks and rewards for themselves, this book offers a fascinating look at the $900 billion-per-year gambling industry and its broad social, economic, and political impact.
Medicine and Doctors
Medicine, Health, and Bioethics: Essential Primary Sources http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|9781414406244&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=aboutBook&p=GVRL.MRCG&sw=w
A focus on leading social issues of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. Each title contains approximately 175 full or excerpted documents---speeches, legislation, magazine and newspaper articles, essays, memoirs, letters, interviews, novels, songs, and works of art---as well as overview information that places each document in context.
Body Image http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE%7CCX3045300219&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=r&p=GVRL&sw=w
Highlights the expanding influence of economics in social science research and features new articles and biographies contributed by scholars from around the world on a wide array of global topics in the social sciences.
Psychologists and Their Theories for Students, 2005 http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|9781414406459&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL.MRCG&sw=w
Perfect for research assignments in psychology, science and history, this one-stop source for in-depth coverage of major psychological theories and the people who developed them provides a unique approach to the study of psychological history as it pertains to analysis. 2 volumes.
Abortion: An Eternal Social and Moral Issue http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|5DZQ&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
This is one of the volumes in the Information Plus Reference Series whose purpose is to present the history and latest facts on a topic of pressing concern in modern American life. This volume focuses on the social and moral issues surrounding abortion.