WorldCat Identities

Barbour, Scott 1963-

Overview
Works: 50 works in 107 publications in 1 language and 18,447 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: HV5825, 363.7387
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Scott Barbour
Alcohol : opposing viewpoints( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 1,311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The four areas debated are health, industry responsibility, alcoholism treatment, and what can be done about alcohol-related problems. The previously published material taken from a variety of sources has been edited for length and accessibility ... A fine vehicle to help young people evaluate sources of information and hone critical-thinking skills." SLJ
Global warming : opposing viewpoints( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 1,246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides pro and con arguments on the issues surrounding global warming and climate change
Juvenile crime : opposing viewpoints( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 1,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chapters discuss the various challenges posed by the problem of crime and violence committed by society's youngest members
Drug abuse : opposing viewpoints( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,027 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"By presenting a wide variety of opinions on the topic, this book aims to give the reader an understanding of the issues surrounding drug abuse and why efforts to deal with the problem are often so controversial."
Work : opposing viewpoints( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 1,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents essays debating the ideas, policies and conditions that affect the U.S. workforce
Violence : opposing viewpoints( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 996 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
Censorship : opposing viewpoints( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is a collection of articles in which authors debate the state of freedom of speech and the use of censorship in the United States and around the world
Drug legalization( Book )

5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Addresses the varying sides of the debate over drug legalization, focusing on the moral, legal, and public reaction to it and studying the efficacy of drug prohibition in the United States
Religion in America : opposing viewpoints by William Dudley( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses from different viewpoints how religion in America is both a unifying and dividing force in society, and includes discussions on religion in school, government programs, and the overall role of religion in society
Immigration policy( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers various points of view regarding immigration policy in the United States
Free speech( Book )

6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of articles debating issues related to free speech such as censorship, restrictions on the press, pornography, and Government funding of the arts
Obesity( Book )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume explores the topics relating to obesity by presenting varied expert opinions that examine many of the different aspects that comprise these issues. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find sources and publications. Allows the reader to attain the higher-level critical thinking and reading skills that are essential in a culture of diverse and contradictory opinions
Health and fitness( Book )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthology of essays that debate the issues of health and exercise
American modernism( Book )

5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays explore the social, philosophical, and political trends that influenced Modernism and the prominent writers of the movement
Hunger( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology providing opposing viewpoints as to the causes and politics of world hunger, how to improve world food production, and whether wealthy nations should aid hungry populations
How can school violence be prevented?( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Differing opinions on how best to deal with school violence
Schizophrenia( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of writings on schizophrenia from a range of viewpoints
Lyndon B. Johnson( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains essays by various scholars in which they examine the key decisions of President Lyndon B. Johnson, looking at Johnson's attempts to build the Great Society, his record on Civil Rights, his actions regarding the Vietnam War, and his decision in 1968 to withdraw from the presidential race
Gangs( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of articles and questions that debate a variety of topics on the subject of gangs
Should marijuana be legalized? by Scott Barbour( Book )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers an objective look at the debate over whether marijuana should be legalized for medical and recreational use, with quotes and essays supporting both sides of the argument
 
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Global warming : opposing viewpoints
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