Number of page: 440
Publisher: CQ Press
Category: Political Science
Written by award-winning CQ Researcher journalists, this annual collection of nonpartisan reports focuses on sixteen hot-button policy issues currently up for debate in America. With reports ranging from immigration and the economy to sports and sexual assault, Issues for Debate in American Public Policy, Nineteenth Edition promotes in-depth discussion, facilitates further research, and helps you formulate your own positions on crucial policy issues. And because it is CQ Researcher, the policy reports are expertly researched and written, showing you all sides of an issue.
Because this annual volume comes together just months before publication, all selections are brand new and explore some of today’s most significant American public policy issues, including:
The Trump presidency
Affirmative action and college admissions
Immigration and the economy
Sports and sexual assault
Trust in media
And much more!
Chapters follow a consistent organization, beginning with a summary of the issue, then exploring a number of key questions around the issue, next offering background to put the issue into current context, and concluding with a look ahead.
A pro/con debate box in every chapter offers you the opportunity to critically analyze and discuss the policy issues by exploring a debate between two experts in the field.
All issues include a chronology, a bibliography, photos, charts, and figures to offer you a more complete picture of the issue at hand.
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