Author: Rudolfo F. Acuña
Publisher: Greenwood
Keywords: issues, ethnic, american, contemporary, latino
Number of Pages: 224
Published: 2003-10-30
List price: $55.00
ISBN-10: 0313322112
ISBN-13: 9780313322112

Does the term Latino--a construct of the U.S. government--successfully encompass the wide variety of Spanish-speaking people in this country? This introductory topic begins an overview of 10 major controversies that have embroiled U.S. Latinos, including Puerto Ricans, in recent years.

Author: S. Culley
Publisher: Wiley
Keywords: issues, iced, information, process, management, design
Number of Pages: 636
Published: 2001-10-17
List price: $450.00
ISBN-10: 1860583555
ISBN-13: 9781860583551

This is the second of four books resulting from the contributions to the 13th International Conference on Engineering design (ICED 01). The theme for this year is "Unifying Engineering Research - Building a Partnership Between Research and Industry".

Author: Henry Bischoff
Publisher: Greenwood Press
Keywords: issues, history, american, major, immigration
Number of Pages: 424
Published: 2001-11-30
List price: $75.00
ISBN-10: 0313311773
ISBN-13: 9780313311772

Immigration has generated ongoing debate throughout American history. This resource offers students an examination of the 12 most persistent immigration issues from colonial times to the present and provides the text of 86 key primary documents throughout American history that express differing views on those issues. These 12 controversies, posed in the form of questions, will encourage critical thinking and student debate. Each issue concludes with an annotated bibliography of print sources and websites.

Author: Chuck K. Stewart
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
Keywords: issues, contemporary, world, handbook, reference, lesbian, gay
Number of Pages: 403
Published: 2003-05-06
List price: $45.00
ISBN-10: 1851093729
ISBN-13: 9781851093724

Gay and Lesbian Issues: A Reference Handbook traces the developments, people, and organizations responsible for bringing homosexual issues to the public’s attention. In addition to exploring such controversial issues as gays in the military and child adoption, this title discusses court decisions, pivotal events, and key individuals like Magnus Hirschfeld, Radclyffe Hall, and Harvey Milk, the San Francisco town supervisor who along with Mayor George Moscone was murdered by ex-supervisor Dan White.What happens when a same-sex couple marrying in Holland returns to the United States expecti

Author: Alfred E. Eckes Jr.
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
Keywords: issues, world, contemporary, reference, trade, handbook
Number of Pages: 340
Published: 2009-10-13
List price: $65.00
ISBN-10: 1598841998
ISBN-13: 9781598841992

What is the proper balance between free trade and protecting the American economy? U.S. Trade Issues: A Reference Handbook is a timely exploration of this vital and politically sensitive question, one that emerged as a crucial issue in the 2008 presidential election. Written by a former chairman of the U.S. International Trade Commission, it provides an authoritative, accessible, and unbiased review of the defining events, principal players, and key controversies in U.S. trade policy.U.S. Trade Issues describes American trade policies from the days of the republic to the present, focusing most

Authors:Lynne Broadbent, Alan Brown,
Publisher: Routledge
Keywords: issues, series, teaching, education, religious
Number of Pages: 256
Published: 2002-08-29
List price: $190.00
ISBN-10: 0415262526
ISBN-13: 9780415262521

This book is designed to give students and newly qualified teachers a contextual and theoretical background to this subject, by exploring and challenging assumptions about the place of religion in education.The book is divided into the following sections: section one sets out the context for religious education in the curriculum. It looks at political, social and religious influences on legislation, particularly in faith schools, and raises questions about assessment section two focuses on Religious Education in the classroom, exploring our understanding of religion and the concept of de

Author: Committee on Issues in the Transborder Flow of Sci
Publisher: National Academies Press
Keywords: scientific, data, access, global, power, issues, bits
Number of Pages: 250
Published: 1997-08-07
List price: $54.95
ISBN-10: 0309056357
ISBN-13: 9780309056359

"Bits of Power" assesses the state of international exchange of data in the natural sciences, identifying strengths, weaknesses, and challenges. The book makes recommendations about access to scientific data derived from public funding, examining trends in electronic transfer and management, pressure toward commercialization, and improving access to scientific data by and from the developing world.
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