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              Bullying: A Reference Handbook
                

              Bullying: A Reference Handbook (Hardback)

              By Klein, Jessie

              • RRP: $226.99
              • $226.99
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              This volume explains how bullying became a problem in schools and what can be done about it. It also points readers to additional resources among the many that exist on the topic that will help them to fully understand it -- Provided by publisher.

              ISBN 9781440855221
              Released NZ 31 Dec 2019
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Contemporary World Issues
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              Global Pandemic Threats: A Reference Handbook
                

              Global Pandemic Threats: A Reference Handbook (Hardback)

              By LeMay, Michael C.

              • RRP: $219.50
              • $219.50
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              This book offers an accessible reference on epidemic and pandemic diseases that provides background information and history, explains why pandemics are a newly emerging threat, identifies the difficulties in coping with them, and provides hope in the form of modern medicine. * Pr...ovides readers an understanding and appreciation of the extent of the devastation of pandemic diseases of the past centuries * Shows how the pioneers of modern medicine conquered contagious diseases of the past that had been scourges in human history * Documents and explains the development of newly emerging viral diseases that have the potential of becoming pandemic outbreaks that kill millions * Employs primary documents ranging from data from reports from the CDC and WHO to firsthand accounts of past pandemics and their deadly impact
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              ISBN 9781440842825
              Released NZ 29 Aug 2016
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Contemporary World Issues
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              Youth Substance Abuse: A Reference Handbook
                

              Youth Substance Abuse: A Reference Handbook (Hardback)

              By Newton, David E.

              • RRP: $222.99
              • $222.99
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              This text provides readers with an in-depth understanding of the essential aspects of youth substance abuse-an important contemporary personal, social, and public health issue. * Presents individual perspectives on youth substance abuse issues that provide readers with a very per...sonal outlook on specific aspects of the topic * Provides readers with broad coverage of current issues and topics in substance abuse by adolescents as well as a historical perspective of how this problem has developed in the United States over the past century * Includes a chapter of primary documents sourced from a number of laws and court cases dealing with various aspects of youth substance abuse
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              ISBN 9781440839825
              Released NZ 18 Jul 2016
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Contemporary World Issues
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              Social Media: A Reference Handbook
                

              Social Media: A Reference Handbook (Hardback)

              By Burns, Kelli S.

              • RRP: $219.50
              • $219.50
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              Social media is arguably one of the most powerful technology-enabled innovations since the Internet itself. This single-volume book provides a broad and easily understandable discussion of the evolution of social media; related problems and controversies, especially for youth; ke...y people and organizations; and useful social media data. * Provides readers with a clearly written overview of the impacts of social media worldwide that highlights key people and companies in the development of social media * Presents up-to-date information on the range of problems related to social media and presents potential solutions * Offers a variety of voices from social media experts, supplying perspectives from creators to users
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              ISBN 9781440843556
              Released NZ 31 Mar 2017
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Contemporary World Issues
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              Student Debt: A Reference Handbook
                

              Student Debt: A Reference Handbook (Hardback)

              By Elliott, William; Lewis, Melinda K.

              • RRP: $219.50
              • $219.50
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              Offering answers to essential questions about student debt and many connected issues, this book examines student debt in the United States at every stage of the process-from the banks who issue the loans to the colleges and universities that collect the payments. * Provides a tho...rough and accessible treatment of student loans that fills a large gap in the reference literature * Presents arguments both for and against student lending, making this an excellent resource for students writing persuasive essays on either side of the topic * Supplies highly useful, easy-to-understand information for students as well as general readers who want to learn more about student loans and grasp the key issues of this important socioeconomic issue
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              ISBN 9781440844874
              Released NZ 31 Jan 2017
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Contemporary World Issues
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              Same-Sex Marriage: A Reference Handbook, 2nd Edition
                

              Same-Sex Marriage: A Reference Handbook, 2nd Edition (Hardback, 2nd Revised edition)

              By Newton, David E.

              • RRP: $219.50
              • $219.50
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              Same-sex marriage continues to be a polarizing subject in the United States and other parts of the world. This new edition of Same-Sex Marriage: A Reference Handbook brings readers up to date on the status of same-sex unions from social, legal, political, and historical perspecti...ves. * Presents up-to-date coverage of important events in the modern history of same-sex marriage in the United States and other parts of the world as well as public opinion and statistics on same-sex marriage * Describes and explains changes in the legal status of same-sex marriage since the U.S. Supreme Court decision on Obergefell v. Hodges in 2015 * Outlines potential future directions of the ongoing debate over same-sex marriage * Provides an extensive bibliography, a collection of documents, a set of essays, and other resources for extended study of the topic
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              ISBN 9781440850493
              Released NZ 26 Sep 2016
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Contemporary World Issues
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              Child Soldiers: A Reference Handbook
                

              Child Soldiers: A Reference Handbook (Hardback)

              By Rosen, David M.

              • RRP: $233.99
              • $233.99
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              This book exposes the role of children in war, describing where, why, and how children are deployed, the attempts made by international organizations to protect children, and the underlying political and cultural issues that make this such a thorny issue.

              ISBN 9781598845266
              Released NZ 23 Apr 2012
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Contemporary World Issues
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              Immigration Reform: A Reference Handbook
                

              Immigration Reform: A Reference Handbook (Hardback)

              By LeMay, Michael C.

              • RRP: $219.50
              • $219.50
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              This volume presents a comprehensive, unbiased, and easily accessible review of U.S. immigration reform, and explains why reform efforts have resulted in the current state of political deadlock over the issue in the United States Congress. * Provides readers with a succinct and u...nbiased examination of the political complexities involved in attempts to reform legal and unauthorized immigration to the United States * Enables readers to understand why immigration reform so often ends in stalemate and why comprehensive immigration reform is so difficult to achieve * Demonstrates why every major immigration reform law has unanticipated consequences that may resolve one set of problems only to engender a new set of problems * Shows the adverse economic impact of efforts to tighten control procedures for the issuing of visas to the United States
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              ISBN 9781440854071
              Released NZ 31 May 2019
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Contemporary World Issues
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              STDs in the United States: A Reference Handbook
                

              STDs in the United States: A Reference Handbook (Hardback, Annotated edition)

              By Newton, David E.

              • RRP: $219.50
              • $219.50
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              STDs in the United States: A Reference Handbook provides information about sexually transmitted diseases and infections and their impact on both an individual and a societal level.* Deals in detail with a number of topics not normally covered in competitor books, such as the natu...re of STDs in ancient periods, the Middle Ages, and early modern times* Considers in detail diseases not generally discussed to such an extent in other books, such as chlamydia and various emerging sexual diseases* Discusses the possibilities of vaccines for various STDs and inhibiting factors in their development, their possible benefits, and prospects for such vaccines* Outlines educational approaches that have been or could be used for mitigating the spread of STDs
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              ISBN 9781440858574
              Released NZ 30 Apr 2018
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Contemporary World Issues
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              The Rising Costs of Higher Education: A Reference Handbook
                

              The Rising Costs of Higher Education: A Reference Handbook (Hardback)

              By Thelin, John R.; Thelin, J. R.

              • RRP: $233.99
              • $233.99
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              Providing a clear, logical guide to an illogical topic, this book provides an easy-to-understand tour guide for anyone who wants to successfully navigate the labyrinth of going to college--and paying for the experience.

              ISBN 9781610691710
              Released NZ 21 Mar 2013
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Contemporary World Issues
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