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Taking Sides: Clashing Views in Family and Personal Relationships



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This is the 8th edition with a publication date of 12/11/2009.

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  • Taking Sides: Clashing Views in Family and Personal Relationships
    Taking Sides: Clashing Views in Family and Personal Relationships
  • Taking Sides : Clashing Views in Family and Personal Relationships
    Taking Sides : Clashing Views in Family and Personal Relationships


TAKING SIDES: FAMILY AND PERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS, 8/epresents 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. An instructor´┐Żs manual with testing material is available for each volume. USING TAKING SIDES IN THE CLASSROOM is also an excellent instructor resource with practical suggestions on incorporating this effective approach in the classroom. Each TAKING SIDES reader features an annotated listing of selected World Wide Web sites and is supported by a book website.

Table of Contents

Parental Decision Making: What's Best for Children . . . or What's Best for Parents?
Should Parents Be Allowed to Opt Their Children Out of Sexuality Education Classes?
Should Adoptive Parents Adopt Only within Their Own Racial/Ethnic Group?
Should Unhappy Couples Stay Together for the Sake of Their Children?
Should Parents Home-school Their Children?
Do Mothers Who Work Outside of the Home Have a Negative Effect on Their Children?
How Much Control Should Parents Have Over Their Children's Lives?
Should "Abstinence-Until-Marriage" Be the Only Message for Teens?
Should Parents Be Able to Select the Biological Sex of Their Children?
Should Parents Surgically Alter Their Intersex Infants?
Should Minors Be Required to Get Their Parents' Permission in Order to Obtain an Abortion?
Being Inclusive: Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Individuals, Couples, and Families
Should Same-Sex Couples Be Allowed to Marry Legally?
Should Men Who Have Sex with Men Be Allowed to Donate Blood?
Should Lesbian and Gay Individuals Be Allowed to Adopt Children?
Should Private Sexual Acts between Gay and Lesbian Couples Be Legal?
Twenty-First-Century Sexuality Issues
Is Cybersex "Cheating"?
Are Open Relationships Healthy?
Is Pornography Harmful to Teenagers?
Are Statutory Rape Laws Effective at Protecting Minors?
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