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Sporting Equality: Title IX Thirty Years Later
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|October 31, 2004

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As part of its Education Amendments, the United States Congress passed Title IX in 1972 to ensure that no person should be discriminated against in any education program or activity receiving federal financial assistance. In the decades since, Title IX has had,…
Adoption, Race, & Identity: From Infancy Through Adolescence
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|January 4, 1992

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Adoption, Race, and Identity examines the innovative placement of nonwhite (predominantly black) adoptees with white parents. In addition to reviewing recent court decisions involving race as a factor in child custody, authors Rita Simon and Howard Altstein…
The Crimes Women Commit: The Punishments They Receive

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In the past thirty years, women and crime has become a major intellectual and professional specialty. The Crimes Women Commit: The Punishments They Receive represents the third edition of Women in Crime, a classic in the field by Rita J. Simon first published in…
Women's Roles and Statuses the World Over
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|April 13, 2006

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Women's Roles and Statuses the World Over stands alone in the unique contribution it makes to the field of women's rights. Based solely on statistics and empirical data as opposed to opinion, authors Stephanie Hepburn and Rita Simon have crafted an important…
A Comparative Analysis of Capital Punishment: Statutes, Policies, Frequencies, and Public Attitudes…

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A Comparative Analysis of Capital Punishment provides a concise and detailed history of the death penalty. Incorporating and synthesizing public opinion data and empirical studies, Simon and Blaskovich's work compares, across societies, the offense types…
Immigration the World Over: Statutes, Policies, and Practices

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With the opening of borders and the aging of populations in industrialized states immigration takes on new importance. More younger workers are needed to support the social contract established with the baby boom generation, and immigration offers one practical…
Global Perspectives On Social Issues: Juvenile Justice Systems

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"On November 20, 1959, the United Nations adopted the Declaration of the Rights of the Child. The Charter was meant to safeguard the rights of children all over the world, and protect the most vulnerable members of society from mistreatment at the hands of their…
Native American Transracial Adoptees Tell Their Stories
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|February 15, 2008

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Native American Transracial Adoptees Tell Their Stories presents twenty interviews with Native American adoptees raised in non-Native homes. Through the in-depth interviews they conduct with each participant, the authors explore complex questions of cultural…
From Data to Public Policy: Affirmative Action, Sexual Harassment, Domestic Violence and Social…

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In this fresh new look at current public policy issues, the contributors of this volume describe how data used to shape public policy has been ignored, misinterpreted, denied, or made up to suit particular political purposes. These sharply focused essays examine…
Global Perspectives on Social Issues: Education
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|October 22, 2003

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In Global Perspectives on Social Issues: Education, Rita J. Simon and Lisa Banks provide a broad perspective on education in twenty countries. This work examines and compares the system of education, literacy rates, enrollment rates, types of public and private…
Voting and Elections the World Over
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|October 23, 2008

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Voting and Elections the World Over examines the electoral process across twenty-two countries. The book is a quick reference source for information about the major issues to consider when analyzing elections and their administration across nations. Thus, Voting…
Global Perspectives On Social Issues: Marriage And Divorce
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|April 1, 2003

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Global Perspectives on Social Issues: Marriage and Divorce examines the history of marriage and divorce and the role played by both institutions in the lives of citizens around the world. Using a broad range of detailed information and statistics from twenty-five…
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