Archive For The “Social Issues” Category
By William L. Sachs
The Anglican clash over homosexuality has drawn around the globe curiosity and divided the church. although, clash inside Christianity isn't new. This e-book lines the stairs during which the problem emerged, and divulges the deeper debates in the church which underlie either the present controversy and lots more and plenty prior splits. William L. Sachs contends that the current debate didn't commence with competition to homosexuality or in advocacy of it. He argues that, like earlier tensions, it originates within the diverging neighborhood contexts during which the religion is practiced, and their differing interpretations of authority and communion. within the aftermath of colonialism, activists and reformers have taken on in demand roles for and opposed to the established order. The quandary unearths a Church looking for a brand new, international consensus concerning the acceptable types of trust and undertaking.
By Frances A. Day
With a foreword by way of Nancy backyard, the hugely acclaimed writer of younger grownup Fiction, this thoughtfully written annotated bibliography studies photo books, younger grownup fiction, brief tales nonfiction works and biographies for younger readers. Entries specify the age point appropriateness of every paintings in addition to literary awards bought for the paintings. every one annotation is through an inventory of subject matters within the paintings which the consumer will locate cross-referenced within the subject index. With extra tips on books for librarians, educators and oldsters, and a suite of recommended guidance for comparing books, this undemanding advisor is effective as either a reader source and as assortment improvement software. The consultant additionally presents writer profiles of chosen writers who've made extraordinary contributions to this box of literature. this data is complemented by way of inspiring writer charges, pictures, and lists in their books classified by means of age point appropriateness. The up to date info on necessary assets for teenagers and their households stumbled on the following in addition to a opt for bibliography and extra indices make this finished advisor a robust and critical reference instrument for assisting younger homosexual and lesbian readers.
By Angela Valdez
Offers various issues of view on questions about gun regulate.
By Mary Colson
What occurs on your outdated cellphone or machine in the event you desire an improve? What rights does the employee who equipped your cellphone have? This thought-provoking name is helping readers detect the solutions to those questions and plenty of extra. learn about the hyperlinks among provide, call for, and exertions stipulations, and the assets which are had to construct only one laptop.
By James Halteman
"Halteman's research makes a hugely very important contribution to the ongoing dialogue. i like to recommend this publication with enthusiasm".------Carl Kreider, Dean Emeritus, Goshen university.
By Franklin E. Zimring
Long ago decade, alarming stories of sweet sixteen violence have seemed with expanding frequency within the information media. Legislators around the usa have replied to this feeling of nationwide emergency by means of altering a few of the legislation designed to deal with juvenile offenders. yet are we actually in the middle of a surge in adolescence violence? extra to the purpose, what motives early life violence and what may still we do approximately it? Franklin Zimring deals the definitive exam of adolescent violence within the usa either as a social phenomenon and a coverage challenge. This publication covers the diversity of youngster violence matters within the Nineteen Nineties, from crime facts to demographic projections to new laws. the result's an intensive debunking of Congressional predictions of "a coming hurricane of teenybopper violence" and the half-baked coverage proposals that accompany such warnings. The publication units forth finished and dispassionate analyses of 3 key components of stripling violence coverage: adolescent firearms ownership and use, criteria for move from juvenile to legal courtroom jurisdiction, and felony sanctions for young people who kill. in the course of the booklet, the center problems with formative years violence within the Nineteen Nineties are tested with an unparalleled measure of analytic rigor. Zimring additionally bargains a suitable set of responses to formative years violence which are in line with a good destiny for the juvenile courtroom and for America's young children. well timed and authoritative, American adolescence Violence provides scholars, students, and coverage makers a much-needed device with which to model a optimistic reaction to 1 of the nation's most annoying social ills.
By Mark Bernstein
Tinderbox is a device for notes, a private content material administration assistant. The Tinderbox means takes a detailed examine Tinderbox and its underlying principles, exploring not only the program's mechanics but additionally its layout and its spirit. From the weather of writing more beneficial notes to the frontiers of data farming, from the school room and convention corridor to the examine laboratory, The Tinderbox approach explores a brand new method of operating with and representing interlinked principles.
By Carol Anne Davis
Why may younger boys abduct, torture and kill a child? What makes a teenage lady plot together with her classmates to kill her personal father? Society regards young ones as innocuous – yet for a few the age of innocence is shortlived, messy and eventually murderous.
Mary Bell, Robert Thompson and Jon Venables are notorious for his or her crimes opposed to different young ones, yet a few of the much less generic stories listed here are both as stunning. 13 murderers – the youngest simply ten – used fireplace, poison, bullets and strangulation on sufferers from babies to pensioners. In a entire examine of teen murder, Carol Anne Davis bargains new mental insights and a hard-hitting examine the function of society in a space too surprising to ignore.
By Yvette Taylor
Taylor explores how sexual and spiritual identity and expression together and complexly build each other in occasions of religious-sexual citizenship. The publication charts younger people's figuring out of faith, investigating the reviews, offerings and identities of queer formative years fascinated about inclusive church buildings.