Enable Students to Conduct Deep Research into Tough Topics

Constantly updated to reflect current events, Issues: Understanding Controversy and Society prepares students to think critically about the most compelling issues driving debates in our society today. Full issue overviews including historical background, contemporary status, and global perspectives deepen students’ understanding of the complexities of modern issues, from immigration and voting rights to environmental degradation and criminal justice reform.

Topic Centers Include:

  • Crime and Justice
  • Economics and Business
  • Education
  • Energy and Environmental Sustainability
  • Environmental Conflict and Degradation
  • Family and Youth
  • Gender and Sexuality
  • Health and Medicine
  • Internet and Technology
  • Law and Politics
  • Race and Ethnicity
  • Religion and Spirituality
  • Society and Culture
  • War and Conflict