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Global Food Crisis: What's causing the rising prices? Affirmative Action: Is it time to end racial preferences? Regulating Toxic Chemicals: Do we know enough about chemical risks?

These are just a few of the provocative questions contested in Social Problems. This engaging reader allows students to see an issue from all sides and to think critically about topics that matter to them. Classroom discussion will never be dull again!

About CQ Researcher Readers

In the tradition of nonpartisanship and current analysis that is the hallmark of Congressional Quarterly, CQ Researcher titles investigate important and controversial policy issues. Offer your students the balanced reporting, complete overviews and engaging writing that CQ Researcher has consistently provided for more than 80 years. Each article gives substantial background as well as current analysis of the issue as well as useful pedagogical features to inspire critical thinking and to help students grasp and review key material:

A Pro/Con box that examines two competing sides of a single question; A detailed chronology of key dates and events; An annotated bibliography and Web resources; Outlook sections that address possible regulation and initiatives from Capitol Hill and the White House over the next 5 to 10 years; Photos, charts, graphs, and maps

Cost of the Iraq War: Are Economic Woes a Casualty of Unexpectedly High Costs?

Cost of the Iraq War: Are Economic Woes a Casualty of Unexpectedly High Costs?

Cost of the Iraq War: Are economic woes a casualty of unexpectedly high costs?

Combat boots at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus in June 2006 memorialize U.S. soldiers killed in Iraq as part of the exhibit “Eyes ...

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