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              Human Rights Worldwide: A Reference Handbook

              Human Rights Worldwide: A Reference Handbook (Hardback, Revised ed.)

              By Arat, Zehra F. Kabasakal

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              Offering a guide to the global struggle for human rights, the problems and shortcomings of the international human rights regime, and the resources essential to human rights studies, this work looks at religious tolerance, torture, environmental rights, discrimination, and genoci...de, as issues central to the contemporary debate on human rights.
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              ISBN 9781851097623
              Released NZ 1 Jul 2006
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Contemporary World Issues
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              Genetic Engineering: A Reference Handbook, 2nd Edition
               

              Genetic Engineering: A Reference Handbook, 2nd Edition (Hardback, 2nd Revised edition)

              By LeVine, Harry

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              From Dolly the sheep to Brandy the calf and beyond, this work describes the technology and controversy behind genetic engineering. Packed with key facts and analysis, it also provides a guide to the discoveries in genetic engineering and genetic modification and the technology's ...complex ethical, scientific, and economic implications.
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              ISBN 9781851098606
              Released NZ 1 Aug 2006
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Contemporary World Issues
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              The Ozone Dilemma: A Reference Handbook
                

              The Ozone Dilemma: A Reference Handbook (Hardback, Annotated edition)

              By Newton, David E.

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              This intriguing volume gives readers a thorough understanding of all sides of the ozone debate.

              ISBN 9780874367195
              Released NZ 1 Jun 1994
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age 14+ years
              Series Contemporary World Issues
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              Public Schooling in America: A Reference Handbook
                

              Public Schooling in America: A Reference Handbook (Hardback, Annotated edition)

              By Van Scotter, Richard D.

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              Beginning with a brief history of public education in the U.S., Public Schooling in America examines traditional and progressive movements and the current goal of combining educational excellence with equality of access.

              ISBN 9780874365955
              Released NZ 1 Nov 1991
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
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              Series Contemporary World Issues
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              Welfare Reform: A Reference Handbook
                

              Welfare Reform: A Reference Handbook (Hardback)

              By Hombs, Mary Ellen

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              Welfare Reform presents the contemporary debate about welfare reform in the United States with an unbiased, objective point of view.

              ISBN 9780874368444
              Released NZ 1 Dec 1996
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
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              Series Contemporary World Issues
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              GMO Food: A Reference Handbook
                

              GMO Food: A Reference Handbook (Hardback, Annotated edition)

              By Newton, David E.

              • RRP: $152.00
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              Providing an exhaustive background on the history of genetically modified organism (GMO) crops and foods as well as the controversies surrounding these products, this book allows readers to develop their own particular viewpoint on the production and use of GMO substances.

              ISBN 9781610696852
              Released NZ 7 Oct 2014
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Contemporary World Issues
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              Fracking: A Reference Handbook
                

              Fracking: A Reference Handbook (Hardback, Annotated edition)

              By Newton, David E.

              • RRP: $152.00
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              The use of fracking is a tremendously important technology for the recovery of oil and gas, but the advantages and costs of fracking remain controversial. This book examines the issues and social, economic, political, and legal aspects of fracking in the United States.

              ISBN 9781610696913
              Released NZ 31 Jan 2015
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Contemporary World Issues
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              Illegal Immigration: A Reference Handbook, 2nd Edition
                

              Illegal Immigration: A Reference Handbook, 2nd Edition (Hardback, 2nd Revised edition)

              By LeMay, Michael C.

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              An ... examination of illegal immigration in America, addressing its complex history, comparing its occurrence today with the past, and explaining why a solution is so difficult to enact --Amazon.com.

              ISBN 9781440840128
              Released NZ 30 Sep 2015
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
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              Series Contemporary World Issues
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              Juvenile Justice: A Reference Handbook, 2nd Edition
                

              Juvenile Justice: A Reference Handbook, 2nd Edition (Hardback, 2nd Revised edition)

              By Shoemaker, Donald J.; Wolfe, Timothy W.

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              Revised edition of the authors' Juvenile justice, 2005.

              ISBN 9781440840746
              Released NZ 31 Jan 2016
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Contemporary World Issues
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              Global Pandemic Threats: A Reference Handbook
                

              Global Pandemic Threats: A Reference Handbook (Hardback)

              By LeMay, Michael C.

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              This book offers an accessible reference on epidemic and pandemic diseases that provides background information and history, explains why pandemics are a newly emerging threat, identifies the difficulties in coping with them, and provides hope in the form of modern medicine. * Pr...ovides readers an understanding and appreciation of the extent of the devastation of pandemic diseases of the past centuries * Shows how the pioneers of modern medicine conquered contagious diseases of the past that had been scourges in human history * Documents and explains the development of newly emerging viral diseases that have the potential of becoming pandemic outbreaks that kill millions * Employs primary documents ranging from data from reports from the CDC and WHO to firsthand accounts of past pandemics and their deadly impact
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              ISBN 9781440842825
              Released NZ 29 Aug 2016
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Contemporary World Issues
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