99 Jumpstarts to Research: Topic Guides for Finding Information on Current Issues

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99 Jumpstarts
to Research

Topic Guides for Finding Information on Current Issues

Peggy Whitley
Catherine Olson
Susan Williams Goodwin

2001

Libraries Unlimited
A Member of Greenwood Publishing Group, Inc.
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Westport, CT 06881

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99 Jumpstarts to Research: Topic Guides for Finding Information on Current Issues
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Introduction ix
  • Jumpstarts for Searching the World Wide Web xi
  • 1: Abortion 2
  • 2: Affirmative Action 4
  • 3: Alcohol Advertising 6
  • 4: Aliternative Fuels 8
  • 5: Alternative Medicine 10
  • 6: Animal Research 12
  • 7: Assisted Suicide 14
  • 8: Athletes as Role Models 16
  • 9: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder 18
  • 10: Campaign Finance Reform 20
  • 11: Capital Punishment 22
  • 12: Cashless Society 24
  • 13: Changing Job Market 26
  • 14: Child Care 28
  • 15: Child Labor 30
  • 16: Cloning and Genetic Research 32
  • 17: Community College Standards 34
  • 18: Crime in the Neighborhoods 36
  • 19: Crimes Against the Elderly 38
  • 20: Criminal Psychology 40
  • 21: Cults 42
  • 22: Cultural Heritage 44
  • 23: Curfews 46
  • 24: Divorce No-Fault 48
  • 25: Does a College Education Pay? 50
  • 26: Downtown: Can It Be Saved? 52
  • 27: Dress Codes 54
  • 28: Drinking on Crmpus 56
  • 29: Drug Testing in the Workplace 58
  • 30: Drunk Driving 60
  • 31: Dual Career Families 62
  • 32: Dual Enrollment 64
  • 33: Eating Disorders: Anorexia and Bulimia 66
  • 34: Educating Homeless Children 68
  • 35: Election Reform 70
  • 36: Electronic Copyright 72
  • 37: Emerging Infectious Diseases 74
  • 38: Energy Sources 76
  • 39: English as America's Official Language 78
  • 40: Ethics and Organ Allocation 80
  • 41: Ethics of Political Leaders 82
  • 42: Ethnic Cleansing 84
  • 43: Fda and Medicine Approval 86
  • 44: Fitness for Children 88
  • 45: Flexible Work Schedules 90
  • 46: Food Safety 92
  • 47: Gambling as a Moral Issue 94
  • 48: Gangs 96
  • 49: Gender Differences: Environmental or Genetic? 98
  • 50: Glass Ceiling 100
  • 51: Green Companies 102
  • 52: Greenhouse Effect 104
  • 53: Gun Control 106
  • 54: Hazardous Waste 108
  • 55: Health Insurance Debate 110
  • 56: The Homeless 112
  • 57: Honor System in Colleges 114
  • 58: Human Rights of Prisoners 116
  • 59: Hunger in America 118
  • 60: Illegal Immigration 120
  • 61: Income Gap 122
  • 62: Media Influence on Public Opinion 124
  • 63: Medicinal Uses of Marijuana 126
  • 64: Mergers and Megacompanies 128
  • 65: Nafta 130
  • 66: Non-Traditional Family 132
  • 67: Ozone Layer 134
  • 68: Police Brutality 136
  • 69: Political Correctness 138
  • 70: Rape 140
  • 71: Recycling 142
  • 72: Road Rage 144
  • 73: Same-Sex Marriage 146
  • 74: School Choice and Vouchers 148
  • 75: School Prayer 150
  • 76: School Violence 152
  • 77: Sex and Violence on Tv 154
  • 78: Sex Education 156
  • 79: Sex Offender Notification 158
  • 80: Sexual Harassment in the Workplace 160
  • 81: Single-Sex Schools 162
  • 82: Social Security Reform 164
  • 83: Sports and Lifelong Benefits 166
  • 84: Sports Arenas 168
  • 85: Standardized Tests 170
  • 86: State Lotteries 172
  • 87: Suicide in Elderly 174
  • 88: Superstores 176
  • 89: Tax Reform 178
  • 90: Term Limits 180
  • 91: Tobacco Regulations 182
  • 92: Tort Reform 184
  • 93: Web Tv 186
  • 94: Welfare Reform 188
  • 95: Women's Athletics 190
  • 96: Work Ethic 192
  • 97: World Population and Hunger 194
  • 98: Year-Round Schools 196
  • 99: Youth Crime 198
  • Bibliography 201
  • Subject Directory 219
  • Index 221
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