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Today's Social Issues : Democrats and Republicans (Hardcover) (Timothy W. Kneeland)

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This volume explores the proposals and positions of Democrats and Republicans in areas of social policy in the US (as well as differences within parties), through essays on topics like abortion, climate change, the death penalty, education, entitlement programs, family policy, gay marriage, gun control, health care, immigration, LGBT rights, the minimum wage, policing, poverty and income inequality, religious freedom, sex education, and voting rights. Each essay includes bullet points for each party; an overview on historical trends, events, and attitudes; in-depth discussion of the history and attitudes related to the topic; and sidebars of speeches, court decisions, and editorials. Included are quotes from party leaders, think tanks, and media figures, in addition to public opinion poll results. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)

Covering everything from abortion to gun control to immigration, this book explains policies and positions of today's Democratic and Republican parties, giving readers a complete understanding of modern-day American politics and the 2016 presidential race.

Number of Pages: 388
Genre: Political Science
Sub-Genre: Political Process / Political Parties
Series Title: Across the Aisle
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Abc-Clio Inc
Author: Timothy W. Kneeland
Language: English
Street Date: July 1, 2016
TCIN: 23937568
UPC: 9781610698351
Item Number (DPCI): 247-49-8250
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