With more than 90 volumes covering nearly every controversial contemporary topic, Opposing Viewpoints is the leading source for libraries and classrooms in need of current-issue materials. Each title explores a specific issue by placing expert opinions in a unique pro/con format. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find sources and publications. By choosing from such diverse sources and including both popular and unpopular views, the Opposing Viewpoints editorial team has adhered to its commitment to editorial objectivity. Readers are exposed to many sides of a debate, which promotes issue awareness as well as critical thinking.
The ABC-CLIO Contemporary World Issues Collection highlights 74 reference works covering a wide range of compelling, relevant topics in the US and internationally. Addressing issues of current interest, such as political participation, immigration, and homelessness, this collection offers students at the undergraduate and graduate level a compelling research tool.