Psychology & Social Sciences
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Alcohol, Tobacco, and Illicit Drugs
Offers a compilation of current and historical statistics and their analysis of addictive substances.
Discusses the moral and social issues dealing with the rights of animals.
Crime, Prisons, and Jails
Examines the social issues involved in criminal activity, crime prevention and the treatment of offenders and in the United States.
Encyclopedia of Drugs, Alcohol & Addictive Behavior
Explores the social, medical, legal and political issues related to substance abuse, and examines developments in the field of addiction studies.
Encyclopedia of Race and Racism
Offers a historic overview of racism and explores its social, economic and political consequences.
Genetics and Genetic Engineering
Examines the ethics of biotechnology and the controversial issues surrounding genetic engineering.
Grief and Loss
Booklist of titles that would be helpful in dealing with grief and loss.
Growing Up: Issues Affecting America’s Youth
Explores issues such as gangs, teen sexuality and juvenile delinquency.
Immigration and Illegal Aliens: Burdens or Blessing?
Addresses the controversy arising from our historical acceptance of immigrants from diverse cultures.
International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences
Offers a wide-ranging exploration of such global topics as censorship, foreign aid, health care systems, terrorism, sexual violence, aging, political correctness, and white collar crime.
Social Welfare: Fighting Poverty and Homelessness
Offers statistics and discussions of the current status of poverty and homelessness in the United States and current government policy for dealing with them.
Offers self-directed online classes on over 500 topics.
Water: No Longer Taken for Granted
Examines the threatened drinking water supply, ground water pollution, conservation of the wetlands, and optimization of the ocean’s resources.
What Makes Us Tick?
Discover the fascinating research that explores why human beings think and behave the way we do.