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Taking sides. Clashing views on controversial issues in family and personal relationships / selected, edited, and with introductions by Elizabeth Schroeder.

Schroeder, Elizabeth. (Added Author).
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Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library 306.8 TAK (Text) 39206019721289 NonFiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 0073043982 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xxiv, 295 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: 6th ed.
  • Publisher: Dubuque, Iowa : McGraw-Hill/Dushkin, [2005]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Is it ever appropriate to spank a child? -- Does the U.S. need a parental-rights amendment? -- Are single-parent families a major cause of social dysfunction? -- Does divorce create long-term negative effects for children? -- Should "abstinence-until-marriage" be the only message for teens? -- Should parents be allowed to opt out of vaccinating their kids? -- Should parents of deaf children choose cochlear implant surgery? -- Should parents surgically alter their intersex infants? -- Should the Senate ratify the Convention on the Rights of the Child? -- Should minors be required to get their parents' permission in order to obtain an abortion? -- Should same-sex couples be able to marry? -- Should the U.S. Constitution be amended to protect the "sanctity of marriage"? -- Can lesbian and gay couples be appropriate parents for children? -- Is cybersex "cheating"? -- Should people live together before getting married? -- Should no-fault divorces be allowed? -- Are statutory rape laws effective at protecting minors? -- Should health insurers be required to pay for infertility treatments? -- Should the government be able to decide who can have children?
Summary, etc.:
This debate-style reader includes a compilation of issues debating aspects of marriage, family life and traditional assumptions; challenges to successful relationships; parenthood; and relational conflict and dissolution. Link to our student web site for additional study support and links to related sites. (
Subject: Families > United States.
Interpersonal relations > United States.
Marriage > United States.

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