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              Vaccination Controversies: A Reference Handbook
                

              Vaccination Controversies: A Reference Handbook (Hardback)

              By Newton, David E.

              • RRP: $233.99
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              Why is there such an active and ongoing resistance to mandatory vaccination? This book examines why vaccination as a public health measure continues to be highly controversial.

              ISBN 9781610693110
              Released NZ 21 Mar 2013
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Contemporary World Issues
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              Modern Homelessness: A Reference Handbook
               

              Modern Homelessness: A Reference Handbook (Hardback)

              By Hombs, Mary Ellen

              • RRP: $138.99
              • $138.99
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              This in-depth examination reviews fundamental changes of the past decade that have reduced homelessness in the United States and other Western democracies.

              ISBN 9781598845365
              Released NZ 19 Apr 2011
              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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              Vegetarianism and Veganism: A Reference Handbook
                

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

              By Newton, David E.

              • RRP: $219.50
              • $219.50
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              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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              Climate Change: A Reference Handbook
               

              Climate Change: A Reference Handbook (Hardback)

              By Vaughan, Catherine; Downie, David L.; Brash, Kate

              • RRP: $274.50
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              Presents an introduction to climate change that outlines key scientific, economic, and political issues. This book reviews how the global community has addressed the issue, and discusses the options being explored for further action.

              ISBN 9781598841527
              Released NZ 1 Feb 2009
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Contemporary World Issues
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              Mainline Christians and U.S. Public Policy: A Reference Handbook
                

              Mainline Christians and U.S. Public Policy: A Reference Handbook (Hardback)

              By Utter, Glenn H.

              • RRP: $274.50
              • $274.50
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              Explores the relationship between mainline Christian denominations and US politics and public policy, from colonial times onwards. This book examines the origins, development, organization and activities, and prospects of mainline US denominations such as: the American Baptist Ch...urches in the USA, the Catholic Church, and the Christian Church.
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              ISBN 9781598840001
              Released NZ 1 Oct 2007
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Contemporary World Issues
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              Media, Journalism, and Fake News : A Reference Handbook
                

              Media, Journalism, and Fake News : A Reference Handbook (Hardback)

              By Damico, Amy M.

              • RRP: $226.99
              • $226.99
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              This volume summarizes the evolution of news and information in the United States as it has been shaped by technology (penny press, radio, TV, cable, the internet) and form development (investigative journalism, tabloid TV, talk radio, social media) --

              ISBN 9781440864063
              Released NZ 25 Oct 2019
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Contemporary World Issues
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              Counterterrorism: A Reference Handbook
                

              Counterterrorism: A Reference Handbook (Hardback)

              By Steven, Graeme Colin Stracey; Gunaratna, Rohan

              • Imp. $233.99
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              An analysis of the wave of terrorism in the post-Cold War era, this book looks at the ways in which states and societies are responding. It features a chronology of key events and biographies of significant individuals such as Osama bin Laden and Khalid Sheikh Mohammad.

              ISBN 9781851096664
              Released NZ 14 Sep 2004
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Contemporary World Issues
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              Environmental Activism: A Reference Handbook
                

              Environmental Activism: A Reference Handbook (Hardback, Annotated edition)

              By Vaughn, Jacqueline

              • RRP: $274.50
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              Beginning with an overview of activism in the 20th century, this volume puts organizations and their activities into historical context. The book offers an American perspective and then a global one, chronicling the major events that sparked environmental actions.

              ISBN 9781576079010
              Released NZ 15 Jan 2003
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Contemporary World Issues
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              Media and American Courts: A Reference Handbook
                

              Media and American Courts: A Reference Handbook (Hardback)

              By Alexander, S. L.

              • Imp. $201.50
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              This referennce work explores the interaction of ever-more pervasive media and the US judicial system in the 20th century. It includes glossary definitions of terms necessary for an understanding of media coverage of the judicial system and biographical sketches of journalists, l...awyers and judges.
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              ISBN 9781576079799
              Released NZ 8 Jun 2004
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Contemporary World Issues
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