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Pro/Con Issues

Online Collections about Pro/Con Issues

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  • Facts on File's Issues and Controversies
    Find detailed information about the local foods movement, alternative energy incentives and more. Issues and Controversies covers thousands of current issues, including pro/con statements, timelines, primary source documents, articles, and statistics.
  • Points of View Reference Center
    Discover all sides of a controversial issue for a persuasive argument or essay.
  • TOPICsearch
    Search for articles about current events, controversial opinions and viewpoints. You can limit your search by popular topics, such as gay rights, drug abuse, global warming, mental health, etc.
  • eLibrary
    Search for articles about school uniforms, teen driving, smoking bans and more!
  • SIRS Issues Researcher
    Find information on topics such as hate crimes, separation of church and state, violence in mass media, overpopulation and more.
 

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Books about Pro/Con Issues

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Issues that Concern You (series)
Topics include teen driving, school violence, dress codes in schools, etc.

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Taking Sides, Clashing Views (series)
Covers topics from world politics and foreign policy to gender, race and ethnicity.

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Opposing Viewpoints (series)
Books on topics from terrorism to homosexuality to free trade to birth control.

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At Issue (series)
Books covering topics from legalizing drugs to organ transplants to video games.

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Issues in Focus (series)
Covers topics from body image to biological warfare.

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Library in a Book (series)
Covers topics such as Racial Profiling, Sexual Misconduct and the Clergy, Nuclear Power, etc.

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Point/Counterpoint (series)
Books covering topics from food safety to women in the military to prisoner's rights.

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Hot Pro/Con Issues (series)
Books covering topics such as rain forests, animal testing and human cloning. (If you don't find the title you need at our library, just click the SearchOhio icon for more options.)

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Current Controversies (series)
Subjects include pollution, developing nations and alternative energy sources.

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Debating Supreme Court Decisions (series)
Covers Supreme Court topics such as student rights, censorship, drug testing and more.

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Pro/Con
Call Number: 361.1 PRO (Adult Reference)
This six volume series covers the following: Individual and society, Government, Economics, Environment, Science, Media

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How to Debate - Robert E. Dunbar
Covers the Joys and Challenges of Debating, How Debates are Judged, Preparing for Debate, Methods of Argument, Making Your Delivery Effective, Taking the Affirmative Side, How the Negative Attacks, Listening to Your Opponent and Responding Effectively, Methods of Judging and Types of Debate.

 

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