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Espejo, Roman 1977-

Overview
Works: 113 works in 296 publications in 1 language and 55,168 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Popular works  History 
Roles: Editor, Author
Classifications: HV6545, 305.2350973
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Most widely held works by Roman Espejo
Biomedical ethics : opposing viewpoints( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 1,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Authors debate issues on organ donations, human cloning, and human genome research
Adoption : opposing viewpoints( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Authors offer differing viewpoints on adoption policies and how the needs of dependent children should be fulfilled
America's prisons : opposing viewpoints by Roman Espejo( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores various viewpoints on the state of American prisons, with sections on the problems of overcrowding, the issues of rehabilitation, and the debate over alternative punishments to imprisonment
Suicide : opposing viewpoints( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suicide takes the lives of more than thirty thousand Americans every year and is the third leading cause of death for those between the ages of fifteen and twenty-four. In this all-new anthology, authors debate the causes and possible solutions to this problem in the following chapters: Is Suicide Ever Acceptable? What Are the Causes of Teen Suicide? Should Assisted Suicide be Legalized? How Can Suicide be Prevented?
America's youth by Jamuna Carroll( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The culture of beauty( Book )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines both sides of the issues surrounding the obsession with image, from beauty standards to societal impact and from individual aspirations of beauty to effects of the beauty and fashion industries
Cosmetic surgery( Book )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume explores the topic of cosmetic surgery by presenting varied expert opinions that examine many of the different aspects that surround this issue. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find sources and publications. It allows the reader to attain the higher-level critical thinking and reading skills that are essential in a culture of diverse and contradictory opinions
The fashion industry( Book )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of essays that express various perspectives on the fashion industry around the world
Copyright infringement( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the issues of copyright, what is it and how it affects consumers, consumer goods and the industries affected by copyright infringements
Consumerism( Book )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Publisher: Each volume in the Contemporary Issues Companion series provides readers with a wealth of information on topics of current interest. Focusing on important social issues, each anthology examines its subject in a variety of ways, from personal statistical articles to the most relevant commentaries and overview. Every essay is introduced with a brief summary of its main points and biographical information about the author, while the book's introduction presents a broad overview of the issues discussed. A perfect resource for both students and the general reader, the Contemporary Issues Companion series is sure to be a valued source of current and readable information
Advertising( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book focuses on advertising and its effects on the public. It covers the issues of sexism in advertising, alcoholic beverage advertising, political campaigns and product placement
Chemical dependency( Book )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the issues regarding chemical dependency and substance abuse, including what causes the dependency, if drug treatment programs are effective, and what proper legislative measures should be taken
Sexually transmitted diseases( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is a collection of articles in which authors debate whether STDs are a serious problem, whether comprehensive sex education is effective, whether the US Global AIDS Policy is effective, and whether mandatory HIV testing would save lives
The film industry( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of articles discussing various aspects of motion pictures, including the social effects, ratings and regulation and the future of film
Civil liberties( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of essays debating personal freedom and expression, the effects of technology on privacy and how war has affected civil liberties
Privacy( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume explores the topic of privacy by presenting varied expert opinions that examine many of the different aspects that surround this issue including the Patriot Act, technology and privacy, medical records, and consumer rights
Human embryo experimentation( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The potential of embryonic stem cell research to provide treatments for many serious and debilitating diseases has renewed the debate regarding the moral status of the human embryo. Charles Krauthammer, the National Institutes of Health, and others discuss the ethics of human embryo experimentation
Does capital punishment deter crime?( Book )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Authors present divergent views on whether or not the most severe of punishments can deter the gravest crimes
What is a hate crime?( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of essays offering varying viewpoints on topics regarding hate crimes
Tobacco and smoking( Book )

5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines a broad range of perceived or actual legal rights and freedoms that impact the lives of young American teens. This volume focuses on issues surrounding tobacco use in the context of youths' lives and liberties
 
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America's prisons : opposing viewpoints
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Suicide : opposing viewpointsAmerica's youthThe culture of beautyCosmetic surgeryThe fashion industryCopyright infringementConsumerismAdvertising