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Swisher, Karin 1966-

Overview
Works: 51 works in 98 publications in 1 language and 28,502 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History 
Roles: Editor, Author
Classifications: QC981.8.G56, 363.73874
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Karin Swisher
Global warming : opposing viewpoints ( Book )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 1,332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides pro and con arguments on the issues surrounding global warming and climate change. Conosiders the following questions: Does global warming pose a serious threat? -- What causes global warming? -- What will be the effects of global warming? -- Should measures be taken to combat global warming? -- How can the rain forests be preserved?
Child abuse : opposing viewpoints ( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1,265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents opposing viewpoints concerning issues related to child abuse, including what causes this form of abuse, and is it possible to justly prosecute it in the courts
The Elderly : opposing viewpoints ( Book )
3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 1,212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Various authors debate age-related issues: How does society view the elderly? Do the elderly need outside help? Is social security distributed fairly? and Can society meet the elderly's health care needs?
Violence against women ( Book )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 1,194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Articles present opposing opinions on the seriousness of violence against women, including issues of rape, domestic violence, sexual harassment, and pornography
Sexual harassment ( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 1,191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Opinions that reflect the awareness of sexual harassment and examine the concern felt by both men and women
Human sexuality : opposing viewpoints ( Book )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 1,171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of debates about such topics as the determination of gender identity, the establishment of sex norms, and society's changing views of sexuality
Work : opposing viewpoints ( Book )
3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 1,101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Violence : opposing viewpoints ( Book )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 1,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Essays share differing views on violence in the American home, workplace, and society at large, and they offer their suggestions for creating a more peaceful nation
The Family : opposing viewpoints ( Book )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 1,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Social justice : opposing viewpoints by Carol, Ed Wekkeser( Book )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Observers present differing views on issues of economic and social justice in the United States, focusing especially on the question of just treatment of minorities and women
AIDS : opposing viewpoints ( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 993 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Includes articles that present different viewpoints on such aspects of AIDS as the seriousness of the problem, moral issues, prevention, and treatment. Includes critical thinking activities
The Family in America : opposing viewpoints ( Book )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents differing views on such family-related topics as reproduction, divorce, working mothers, and government assistance. Includes critical thinking activities
Drug abuse : opposing viewpoints ( Book )
4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents differing opinions on the causes of drug abuse, the effectiveness of the war on drugs, drug testing, and other related issues
Teenage sexuality : opposing viewpoints ( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents opposing viewpoints about teenage attitudes toward sex, their sexual and reproductive rights, teenage pregnancy, abortion, AIDS, sex education, and homosexuality
Chemical dependency : opposing viewpoints ( Book )
3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents opposing viewpoints about the causes and treatment of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug addiction. Includes critical thinking skill activities and a list of organizations to contact
Working women : opposing viewpoints ( Book )
4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides differing viewpoints on issues concerning women working
Central America : opposing viewpoints ( Book )
3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents opposing viewpoints on Central America, discussing such aspects as the political situation and the involvement of the United States in conflicts there
Nuclear proliferation : opposing viewpoints ( Book )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents differing opinions on the threat of nuclear proliferation, the need for arms control, the role of NATO, the elimination of nuclear weapons, and other related topics
Violence against women ( Book )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Essays assess the extent of violence against women, discuss causes of the problem, evaluate the effectiveness of current laws, and explore possible solutions
China : opposing viewpoints ( Book )
3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents opposing viewpoints on the impact of China in the twentieth century
 
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Alternative Names
Swisher, Karin.
Languages
English (49)
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