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Scott Graphics Education Division

Overview
Works: 392 works in 463 publications in 1 language and 760 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Juvenile works 
Classifications: HV8665, 328.73
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Most widely held works by Scott Graphics
Portrait of a minority Spanish-speaking Americans ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces the rise to prominence of Spanish-speaking minorities and examines their problems and goals
The United States Senate: the politics of power ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Part 1 reviews the design of the founding fathers and the evolution of the Senate from its early days to modern times. Examines the committee system and discusses the controversial rules of seniority and the fillibuster. Part 2 presents a cross section of senatorial opinion on executive power versus congressional power, legislative oversight, and congressional ethics
Prisons and prison reform ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Points out the futility of coping with crime by imprisoning people, examines alternatives to this approach and discussing a few of the attempts being made to make prison life a closer approximation of life outside prison
Politics and people ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The un-making of a president ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An examination of the career of Richard Nixon, the events leading to his resignation, and the problems of defining and monitoring executive power and limiting its abuse constitutionally
The Coming of modern times ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Changing role of women ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines, in a historical perspective, the role of women in the world, shows money as the principal enabling force in the women's liberation movement, and discusses social pressures and practices that keep women in a traditional role in society. Features Betty Friedan, Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm, and others
Lobbying the fourth branch of government. ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduces students to the art of lobbying--who does it, how he works and who he works for. Explains the good and bad features of special-interest lobbies
Industrial America ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Presidency: powers and personalities ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Part 1 provides general observations on the nature of the presidency and the character requirements of the office, presents a historic overview of the presidency, and discusses the current nature and scope of the office. Part 2 traces the development of the modern presidency from Roosevelt to Nixon
Food: will there be enough? ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Looks ahead to the possibility of food shortages in coming years as fewer farmers use modern technology in attempting to produce more food for more people
Alienation and mass society ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Defines alienation, first as associated with people and situations in urban settings and then as experienced by the poor, the middle class, the wealthy, and the young. Discusses the depersonalizing effects of technology, increased leisure time, and rapid change, and examines attempted solutions to problems of alienation such as communal living, encounter groups, and sensitivity training
Portraits of power ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Uses Associated Press news photographs in a documentary format to capture the essential dynamics of the six leaders of World War II
The United Nations: a reevaluation ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the United Nation's work in nonpolitical areas, such as food shortages, disease control, and education. Also discusses the major problems within the U.N., such as the voting structure, financial problems, and the Security Council's veto power
Our courts the cost of justice. ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1975 and 1983 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Compares ideals of justice with the realities of logjammed dockets, antiquated court procedures, unequal bail bond practices, prolonged pre-trial imprisonment and politically dominated judges
American foreign policy: how it works ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Scholars, Congressmen, and State Department officials discuss the complex system of bureaus and agencies from which foreign policy decisions emerge. They explain how the system developed, how it works, and how the system of checks and balances operates to control it
Railroads West! ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Uses historical photographs and prints as well as reports from people of the time to describe America's greatest era of growth, the period of 1870 to 1917. Presents an overview of the great era of American railroading with all its accomplishments for good and bad
Mental health ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides a broad view of mental health in society and examines the problems of alcohol, drugs, and other ways of attempting to cope with life's tensions and pressures
The House of Representatives: voice of the people ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Part 1 establishes how the people of the United States are represented in the House of Representatives and shows how the House organizes itself to function effectively. Part 2 examines the functioning of committees as they perform their legislative duties and play their role in the constitutional system of checks and balances
Taxes, taxes, taxes: who pays the bill? ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the often conflicting points of view of those who are responsible for both seeking and controlling local, state, and national sources of revenue
 
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