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.