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Social Issues Primary Sources Collection

Social Issues Primary Sources Collection

Book Description

These volumes of primary source documents focus on leading social issues of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. International in scope, each title is devoted to one topic: < ul> < li> Crime and Punishment < li> Environmental Issues < li> Family in Society < li> Gender Issues and Sexuality < li> Government, Politics, and Protest < li> Human and Civil Rights < li> Immigration and Multiculturalism < li> Medicine, Bioethics, and Health < li> Social Policy < li> Terrorism < /ul>< p>Each title contains approximately 175 full or excerpted documents---speeches, legislation, magazine and newspaper articles, essays, memoirs, letters, interviews, novels, songs, and works of art---as well as overview information that places each document in context. Entries are organized into chapters that feature a general overview of the chapter's subtopic. The following standard subheads are included in each entry: < ul>< li> Date< li> Source< li> About the Author< li> Introduction< li> Primary Source< li> Significance< li> Further Resources< /ul>< p>All titles contain an introduction to its topic, a chronology of major events associated with the topic, and a general index. A comprehensive subject index is included with print set purchases only.

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