WorldCat Identities

Williams, Mary E. 1960-

Overview
Works: 118 works in 343 publications in 1 language and 54,017 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Trivia and miscellanea  Juvenile works  Literature 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other
Classifications: HV6773.52, 305.800973
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Mary E Williams
Hate groups : opposing viewpoints by Tamara L Roleff( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 2,304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents opposing viewpoints concerning issues related to hate groups, including various hate crimes, militia movements, and domestic terrorism
Education : opposing viewpoints by Mary E Williams( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 1,967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the current state of public schools and explores the issues of school choice, multicultural education, the role of religion in education, and the debate over national standards
Capital punishment( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 1,866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Authors explore the subject of capital punishment and the possibility of wrongful executions as well as giving arguments on the ethics, fairness, and deterrent effects of the death penalty
Discrimination : opposing viewpoints( Book )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 1,841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The extend to which discrimination is a national problem, its causes, the validity of claims of reverse discrimination, and ways society can fight to end it are addressed by writers, scholars, and media personalities ... The collection offers an evenhanded overview ... A solid choice for students doing research, preparing for debates, or those simply interested in the many aspects of this complex issue." SLJ
Sex : opposing viewpoints by Mary E Williams( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 1,828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This compelling volume includes debates on premarital sex, cohabitation, homosexuality, and pornography. Deb Price, David Popenoe, and others explore contemporary sexual mores in the following chapters: What Is the State of Sexual Ethics in America? What Sexual Behaviors Should Society Promote? How Should Sex Education Be Conducted? Are Some Sexual Practices Unacceptable?
Culture wars : opposing viewpoints by Mary E Williams( Book )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 1,752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Authors offer various opinions on the state of America's culture wars and on whether or not government should regulate cultural values
Self-mutilation( Book )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses self-mutilation, whether body modification is self-mutilation, what is the cause of self-mutilation, and what can be done to help prevent the behavior
The death penalty by Mary E Williams( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents differing opinions on the death penalty discussing such topics as the death penalty as a deterrant to crime, wrongful executions, and if the death penalty is cruel and unusual punishment
Sexual violence : opposing viewpoints( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 1,242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Topics explored include the causes of sexual violence, the extent to which it is a problem, and the questions of how to address the issues of victimization, and how to reduce sexual violence in our society ... This volume will be of use to teachers, students, and a general readership interested in improving critical-thinking skills." SLJ
Immigration : opposing viewpoints by Mary E Williams( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the issues pertaining to legal and illegal immigration, including cultural influence, economic effects, and policy reform, as well as America's vision of itself as the land of freedom and opportunity
Race relations : opposing viewpoints by Mary E Williams( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 1,198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elizabeth Martinez, David Shipler, and Shelby Steele are among the contributors who explore how Americans of different races perceive and relate to one another. Chapters include: What Is the State of Race Relations in America? Is Racism a Serious Problem? How Should Policymakers Respond to Minorities' Concerns? How Can Race Relations Be Improved?
Terminal illness : opposing viewpoints by Mary E Williams( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 1,190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considers the following questions: How can care of the terminally ill be improved? How should the physical and emotional pain of terminal illness be addressed? Should physicians be permitted to hasten the deaths of terminally ill patients? Do the terminally ill have the right to die?
Paranormal phenomena : opposing viewpoints( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 1,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Authors present varying opinions on UFOs and extraterrestrials, the abduction phenomenon, and the near-death experience phenomenon
Readings on Maya Angelou by Mary E Williams( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 1,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Critical essays examine the life of African-American author Maya Angelou, and explore her use of autobiographical fiction
Adoption( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,093 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of essays provides positive and negative views of abortion, including the issue of open adoption, whose rights are the most important when adoption occurs, and whether interracial, international, and homosexual adoption should be encouraged
Date rape by Mary E Williams( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores dating violence in a series of essays expressing varied views of the topic, including "Acquaintance Rape has been Increasing," "Antirape Activists Exagerate the Threat of Rape," and "College Campuses Need Antirape Policies to Combat Date Rape."
American values : opposing viewpoints by Mary E Williams( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a collection of articles that offer varying viewpoints on the subject of values and morality in the United States, covering such topics as patriotism, religion in America, and popular culture
The terrorist attack on America( Book )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Authors present opinions on the causes of terrorism and on America's response to terrorism
Interracial America : opposing viewpoints( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 1,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the influence of racial and ethnic differences on American culture, immigration, affirmative action, and interracial families from a variety of viewpoints
Human rights : opposing viewpoints( Book )

5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 998 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The rights of women, refugees, child laborers, and political prisoners are among the issues debated in this collection of articles and essays ... Contributors from many sides include Hillary Rodham Clinton, Midge Decter, Katha Pollitt, Jimmy Carter, Amnesty International, and the China Internet Information Center ... There are fine bibliographies to stiumulate students' further reading." Booklist
 
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Hate groups : opposing viewpoints
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Education : opposing viewpointsCapital punishmentDiscrimination : opposing viewpointsSex : opposing viewpointsCulture wars : opposing viewpointsSelf-mutilationSexual violence : opposing viewpointsImmigration : opposing viewpoints
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English (107)