WorldCat Identities

Weiss, Ann E. 1943-

Overview
Works: 32 works in 59 publications in 1 language and 11,129 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: R724, 174.2
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ann E Weiss
Bioethics : dilemmas in modern medicine by Ann E Weiss( Book )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the moral aspects of health care and biological experiments, including such issues as abortion, the rights of patients, mercy killing, and genetic engineering
God and government : the separation of church and state by Ann E Weiss( Book )

4 editions published between 1982 and 1991 in English and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyzes church-state relations, considering situations in which government and religion have supported each other as well as those in which the two are in conflict
The nuclear arms race : can we survive it? by Ann E Weiss( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history of the post-World War II arms race and the arguments for and against the further development and stockpiling of nuclear weapons
The school on Madison Avenue : advertising and what it teaches by Ann E Weiss( Book )

3 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the influence advertising has on our lives, for good and for bad
Lotteries : who wins, who loses? by Ann E Weiss( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This analysis of games of chance covers historical aspects of betting from colonial times to modern-day "lottomania," as well as the social and political issues surrounding gambling
Prisons : a system in trouble by Ann E Weiss( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the current prison system and such problems as arbitrary sentencing, overcrowding, and the treatment of juvenile offenders
Virtual reality : a door to cyberspace by Ann E Weiss( Book )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the technical development of virtual reality and explains its present uses and future possibilities
The Supreme Court by Ann E Weiss( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses examples from cases to present a history of the Supreme Court and considers the future of the Court
Money games : the business of sports by Ann E Weiss( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the influence and growing importance of money in the complex world of professional and amateur sports. Discusses the influence and growing importance of money in the complex world of professional and amateur sports. Each day's sports pages bring news of big business deals--a record-setting salary for a ball player, multimillion-dollar endorsement contracts. In this lively and provocative book, Ann Weiss considers the way in which money has shaped and continues to shape the world of sports
Lies, deception, and truth by Ann E Weiss( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An investigation of the nature of truth, ethics, and deception
Who's to know? : information, the media, and public awareness by Ann E Weiss( Book )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Does the public have a right to know? Discusses factors that may interfere with that right and limit public knowledge, using examples from current events which dramatize the complex issues of media censorship
The nuclear question by Ann E Weiss( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the development of nuclear power, its benefits, dangers, and future, and the controversy surrounding it
Over-the-counter drugs by Ann E Weiss( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the over-the-counter drug industry, including the history of regulation, safety tests, the role of advertising in sales, and the controversy of future deregulation
Biofeedback : fact or fad? by Ann E Weiss( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the science of "biofeedback" and describes the use of biofeedback techniques to help humans solve medical and psychological problems. Also discusses the future implications of biofeedback training. The study of using electrical impulses to regulate bodily functions is objectively examined
Welfare : helping hand or trap? by Ann E Weiss( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considers the development of welfare, how it affects those in the system, and recent changes in welfare in the United States
The glass ceiling : a look at women in the workforce by Ann E Weiss( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considers women in the workforce throughout history and the development of a "glass ceiling" that keeps them from rising to high levels in many corporations
Good neighbors? : the United States and Latin America by Ann E Weiss( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the relationship between the United States and Latin America
Polls and surveys : a look at public opinion research by Ann E Weiss( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines scientific polling, its history, techniques, and uses, and possible polling methods of the future
Adoptions today : questions and controversies by Ann E Weiss( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the issues and controversies surrounding adoption and presents a history of the subject from ancient times to modern day
Easy credit by Ann E Weiss( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a history of credit from ancient times to today's worldwide use of credit cards, detailing the advantages, disadvantages, and effects of credit
 
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Virtual reality : a door to cyberspace
Alternative Names
Weiss, Ann E.

Languages
English (39)

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Money games : the business of sportsWho's to know? : information, the media, and public awarenessThe glass ceiling : a look at women in the workforceAdoptions today : questions and controversiesEasy credit