WorldCat Identities

Balkin, Karen 1949-

Overview
Works: 19 works in 59 publications in 1 language and 11,696 library holdings
Genres: Reality television programs  Juvenile works 
Roles: Editor, Author
Classifications: HC110.P6, 973.931
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Karen Balkin
The war on terrorism : opposing viewpoints by Karen Balkin( Book )

7 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book examines arguments concerning the justification for the war on terrorism and debates how the efforts should be carried out
Poverty : opposing viewpoints( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Authors debate the causes and effects of poverty in the United States and across the globe and discuss some solutions to helping the world's poor
Tobacco and smoking( Book )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fulfills some or all of the national high school curriculum standards for social studies, English, science, and health
Alcohol : opposing viewpoints by Karen Balkin( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Authors debate the benefits of alcohol to human health, the causes of alcohol abuse, treatments for alcoholism, and the effectiveness of laws in reducing alcohol-related problems
Extremist groups : opposing viewpoints( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This timely look at extremist groups focuses on the intense and often violent clashes that occur when these organizations push the limits of the law and societal tolerance
Health care : opposing viewpoints( Book )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Authors debate whether America's health care system is in need of reform and how the problem of uninsured Americans can be solved
Reality TV( Book )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents essays and other secondary sources to offer various opinions on the controversial topic of reality television, discussing both moral and social issues
Assisted suicide( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contributors explore the social, medical, and ethical dilemma of assisted suicide in this revised edition that includes international as well as domestic viewpoints
Club drugs( Book )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ecstasy and meth are the most common of the club drugs, but they are not the only ones. This new volume investigates the health and social effects of the club drug phenomenon on American youth
Population : opposing viewpoints( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Authors explore this issue along with other perennial population c oncerns, such as whether or not the growing human population poses a serious ecological threat
Violence against women by Karen Balkin( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Violence against women is explored as a U.S. problem as well as a global dilemma. Rape, domestic violence, pornography as a cause of violence, and the effect of learned gender roles are discussed through primary source material. Rape as an instrument of war and worldwide sex-trafficking are covered as well
Food-borne illnesses( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Food-borne pathogens are everywhere, and sometime simple hand washing is not enough to thwart them. Contributors examine the food-borne threat of bioterrorism as well as the common disease-producers found in every kitchen
Drug legalization( Book )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contributors explore the political, social, and medical dilemma of liberalization and legalization of recreational drugs such as marijuana
Anorexia( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Millions suffer from anorexia, a debilitating eating disorder. This thoughtful revision considers the physical, social, and psychological aspects of this puzzling disorder and includes new viewpoints exploring anorexia in men, older women, and women throughout the world
Civil rights by Karen Balkin( Book )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Authors offer various opinions on whether or not civil rights are seriously threatened and whether or not antiterrorist measures threaten civil rights
Health care : opposing viewpoints( )

in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tobacco and smoking( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Tabacco and Smoking by Karen Balkin( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Club drugs( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Ecstasy and meth are the most common of the club drugs, but they are not the only ones. This new volume investigates the health and social effects of the club drug phenomenon on American youth
 
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The war on terrorism : opposing viewpoints
Alternative Names
Balkin, Karen F.

Languages
English (59)

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Poverty : opposing viewpointsTobacco and smokingAlcohol : opposing viewpointsExtremist groups : opposing viewpointsHealth care : opposing viewpointsReality TVAssisted suicideClub drugs