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              Sexual Harassment: A Reference Handbook
                

              Sexual Harassment: A Reference Handbook (Hardback)

              By Smith, Merril D.

              • RRP: $226.99
              • $226.99
              • Pre Release International

              Providing an indispensable resource for high school and college readers investigating sexual harassment in the United States, Sexual Harassment: A Reference Handbook is a comprehensive summary of history, current events, possible solutions, and resources --

              ISBN 9781440867699
              Released NZ 19 Mar 2020
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Contemporary World Issues
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              Human Rights Worldwide: A Reference Handbook

              Human Rights Worldwide: A Reference Handbook (Hardback, Revised ed.)

              By Arat, Zehra F. Kabasakal

              • Imp. $158.50
              • $158.50
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              Offering a guide to the global struggle for human rights, the problems and shortcomings of the international human rights regime, and the resources essential to human rights studies, this work looks at religious tolerance, torture, environmental rights, discrimination, and genoci...de, as issues central to the contemporary debate on human rights.
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              ISBN 9781851097623
              Released NZ 1 Jul 2006
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Contemporary World Issues
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              Abortion in the United States: A Reference Handbook, 2nd Edition
                

              Abortion in the United States: A Reference Handbook, 2nd Edition (Hardback, 2nd Revised edition)

              By McBride, Dorothy E.; Keys, Jennifer L.

              • RRP: $219.50
              • $219.50
              • In Stock US

              Distinctive in its use of two disciplinary lenses-sociology and political science-Abortion in the United States provides a balanced scholarly analysis of the most salient issues in the pro-life/pro-choice debate.* Traces the continually shifting landscape of public opinion, spotl...ighting millennial and male perspectives and the factors that shape abortion beliefs * Offers an intersectional analysis of restricted access to abortion, paying particular attention to the sociodemographic characteristics of women who have abortions and the lived experiences of making pregnancy decisions amidst the political controversy* Accentuates the role that institutions including schools, pharmacies, the military, prisons, and immigration detention facilities play in determining women's reproductive decisions* Features an analysis of movement-countermovement dynamics and relies on scientific evidence to investigate contested claims over emergency contraception, late-term abortions, and the safety of the abortion procedure and its psychological outcomes
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              ISBN 9781440853364
              Released NZ 20 Jul 2018
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Contemporary World Issues
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              Police Misconduct in America: A Reference Handbook
                

              Police Misconduct in America: A Reference Handbook (Hardback, Annotated edition)

              By Champion, Dean John

              • Imp. $182.99
              • $182.99
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              This handbook assesses the history of police excesses in the US from 1900 to 2001. It researches the issues and controversies that surround police brutality and examines Supreme Court cases that inform how we deal with policing the police.

              ISBN 9781576075999
              Released NZ 1 Aug 2001
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age 13+ years
              Series Contemporary World Issues
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              Invasion of Privacy: A Reference Handbook
                

              Invasion of Privacy: A Reference Handbook (Hardback, New title)

              By Keenan, Kevin M.

              • RRP: $160.99
              • $160.99
              • Available At Publisher

              An analysis of one of the most revered rights of peoples and cultures around the world - privacy. It chronicles the most pressing privacy issues and dilemmas from around the world from the 17th century to today.

              ISBN 9781851096305
              Released NZ 1 Sep 2005
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Contemporary World Issues
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              Vegetarianism and Veganism: A Reference Handbook
                

              Vegetarianism and Veganism: A Reference Handbook (Hardback, Annotated edition)

              By Newton, David E.

              • RRP: $219.50
              • $219.50
              • In Stock US

              This detailed and comprehensive overview of meat-free diets introduces readers to their long history in human cultures and analyzes some of the important questions and issues surrounding their practice in today's world. * Illustrates the rich background of individuals who have pr...omoted and practiced vegetarianism throughout the ages * Describes some reasons that people choose to become vegetarians or vegans * Talks about the positive and negative nutritional issues involved in living a vegetarian/vegan lifestyle * Comments on reasons that some people have (sometimes strong) opposition to vegetarian and/or vegan lifestyles
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              ISBN 9781440867637
              Released NZ 30 Jun 2019
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Contemporary World Issues
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              Religious Nationalism: A Reference Handbook
                

              Religious Nationalism: A Reference Handbook (Hardback)

              By Omer, Atalia; Springs, Jason A.

              • RRP: $233.99
              • $233.99
              • In Stock US

              This book tackles the assumptions behind common understandings of religious nationalism, exploring the complex connections between religion, nationalism, conflict, and conflict transformation.

              ISBN 9781598844399
              Released NZ 20 Feb 2013
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Contemporary World Issues
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              The Animal Experimentation Debate: A Reference Handbook
                

              The Animal Experimentation Debate: A Reference Handbook (Hardback)

              By Newton, David E.

              • RRP: $233.99
              • $233.99
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              Reviewing the topic from antiquity to the present day, this book examines the debate over the use of animals in research in a fair and balanced way.

              ISBN 9781610693172
              Released NZ 9 May 2013
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Contemporary World Issues
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              LGBT Youth Issues Today: A Reference Handbook
                

              LGBT Youth Issues Today: A Reference Handbook (Hardback)

              By Newton, David E.

              • RRP: $233.99
              • $233.99
              • In Stock US

              The increasing numbers of LGBT teenagers who choose to live their lives as out youth face unique issues within their schools, families, and communities. This book provides information that will help LGBT youth overcome their challenges and give non-LGBT youth a better understandi...ng of sexual identities different from their own.
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              ISBN 9781610693158
              Released NZ 21 Apr 2014
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Contemporary World Issues
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              The Internet and Society: A Reference Handbook
                

              The Internet and Society: A Reference Handbook (Hardback)

              By Schell, Bernadette H., Ph.D

              • RRP: $274.50
              • $274.50
              • In Stock US

              An examination of the social impact of the Internet, this volume explores political, social, technical, legal, and economic controversies. Topically organized, it chronicles the background and history of the Internet, with a focus on the 1960s and beyond.

              ISBN 9781598840315
              Released NZ 1 Mar 2007
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Contemporary World Issues
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