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Issues for Debate in American Public Policy
Selections from CQ Researcher

21st Edition
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464 pages | CQ Press

Written by award-winning CQ Researcher journalists, this annual collection of nonpartisan and thoroughly researched reports focuses on 16 hot-button policy issues. The Twenty-First Edition of Issues for Debate in American Public Policy promotes in-depth discussion, facilitates further research, and helps readers formulate their own positions on crucial policy issues. And because it is CQ Researcher, the policy reports are expertly researched and written, showing readers all sides of an issue.    

Because this annual volume comes together just months before publication, all selections are brand new and explore some of today’s most significant American public policy issues, including:

  • Renewable energy debate;
  • Domestic poverty;
  • film industry disruption;
  • The retirement crunch;
  • Abortion controversies;
  • The 2020 Census;
  • Title IX and Campus Sexual Assault;
  • Regulating Health and Safety;
  • Prescription Drug Costs;
  • E-Cigarette Dilemma;
  • School Safety; and
  • Much more!

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ANNOTATED CONTENTS
 
PREFACE
 
CONTRIBUTORS
 
ENVIRONMENT
 
1. Renewable Energy Debate
Background

 
Current Situation

 
Outlook

 
Notes

 
Bibliography

 
The Next Step

 
 
BUSINESS AND ECONOMY
 
2. Domestic Poverty
Background

 
Current Situation

 
Outlook

 
Notes

 
Bibliography

 
The Next Step

 
 
3. Movie Industry Disruption
Background

 
Current Situation

 
Outlook

 
Notes

 
Bibliography

 
The Next Step

 
 
4. The Retirement Crunch
Background

 
Current Situation

 
Outlook

 
Notes

 
Bibliography

 
The Next Step

 
 
5. Privatizing Government Services
Background

 
Current Situation

 
Outlook

 
Notes

 
Bibliography

 
 
RIGHTS AND LIBERTIES
 
6. Abortion Controversies
Background

 
Current Situation

 
Outlook

 
Notes

 
Bibliography

 
The Next Step

 
 
7. The 2020 Census
Background

 
Current Situation

 
Outlook

 
Notes

 
Bibliography

 
The Next Step

 
 
8. Election Security and Voting Rights
Background

 
Current Situation

 
Outlook

 
Notes

 
Bibliography

 
 
SOCIAL POLICY
 
9. Title IX and Campus Sexual Assault
Background

 
Current Situation

 
Outlook

 
Notes

 
Bibliography

 
The Next Step

 
 
HEALTH
 
10. Health and Safety Regulations
Background

 
Current Situation

 
Outlook

 
Notes

 
Bibliography

 
The Next Step

 
 
11. Prescription Drug Costs
Background

 
Current Situation

 
Outlook

 
Notes

 
Bibliography

 
The Next Step

 
 
12. E-Cigarette Dilemma
Background

 
Current Situation

 
Outlook

 
Notes

 
Bibliography

 
The Next Step

 
 
NATIONAL SECURITY
 
13. School Safety
Background

 
Current Situation

 
Outlook

 
Notes

 
Bibliography

 
The Next Step

 
 
14. U.S. Trade Policy
Background

 
Current Situation

 
Outlook

 
Notes

 
Bibliography

 
 
15. The Presidency
Background

 
Current Situation

 
Outlook

 
Notes

 
Bibliography

 
 
16. Federal-State Relations
Background

 
Current Situation

 
Outlook

 
Notes

 
Bibliography

 

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