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Taking Sidesvolumes present current controversial issues in a debate-style format designed to stimulate student interest and develop critical thinking skills. Each issue is thoughtfully framed with an issue summary, an issue introduction, and a postscript or challenge questions.Taking Sidesreaders feature an annotated listing of selected World Wide Web sites. An online Instructor�s Resource Guide with testing material is available for each volume.Using Taking Sides in the Classroomis also an excellent instructor resource.
Table of Contents
|Drugs and Public Policy|
|Should Laws Against Drug Use Remain Restrictive?|
|Should the United States Put More Emphasis on Stopping the Importation of Drugs?|
|Should the United States Drinking Age Remain at 21?|
|Are the Dangers of Ecstasy (MDMA) Overstated?|
|Should Pregnant Drug Users Be Prosecuted?|
|Is Drug Addiction a Brain Disease?|
|Should the Federal Government Play a Larger Role in Regulating Steroid Use?|
|Drugs and Social Policy|
|Should Employers Limit Secondhand Smoke?|
|Should Marijuana be Legalized?|
|Are Psychotherapeutic Drugs Overprescribed for Treating Mental Illness?|
|Is Caffeine a Health Risk?|
|Should School-Age Children with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Be Treated with Ritalin and Other Stimulants?|
|Do Consumers Benefit When Prescription Drugs Are Advertised?|
|Drug Prevention and Treatment|
|Should Smokeless Tobacco Be Promoted as an Alternative to Cigarette Smoking?|
|Is Alcoholism Hereditary?|
|Should Marijuana Be Approved for Medical Use?|
|Should Schools Drug Test Students?|
|Does Drug Abuse Treatment Work?|
|Is Abstinence an Effective Strategy for Drug Education?|
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