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Williams, Mary E. 1960-

Overview
Works: 107 works in 278 publications in 1 language and 52,821 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Miscellanea  Juvenile works 
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 )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 2,274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents opposing viewpoints concerning issues related to hate groups, including various hate crimes, militia movements, and domestic terrorism
Discrimination : opposing viewpoints( Book )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 1,981 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
Education : opposing viewpoints by Mary E Williams( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 1,866 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
Sex : opposing viewpoints by Mary E Williams( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 1,691 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 )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 1,629 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 )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,337 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
Readings on Maya Angelou by Mary E Williams( Book )

5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 1,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Critical essays examine the life of African-American author Maya Angelou, and explore her use of autobiographical fiction
The death penalty : opposing viewpoints by David L Bender( Book )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,126 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 1,073 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
Abortion : opposing viewpoints( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents opposing viewpoints on the legality, morality, responsibility for, and justification of abortion, and includes critical thinking skills activities
Terminal illness : opposing viewpoints( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 1,027 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?
Immigration : opposing viewpoints by Mary E Williams( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,022 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 )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1,016 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?
Tobacco and smoking : opposing viewpoints( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Authors in this anthology discuss the health effects of smoking, the influence of tobacco advertising, and other related issues." Publisher's note
The Middle East, opposing viewpoints by Mary E Williams( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considers the following questions: Why is the Middle East a conflict area? How does religion affect the Middle East? What role should the United States play in the Middle East? How could peace be advanced in the Middle East?
Paranormal phenomena : opposing viewpoints( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Authors present varying opinions on UFOs and extraterrestrials, the abduction phenomenon, and the near-death experience phenomenon
Homosexuality : opposing viewpoints( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents opposing viewpoints on such aspects of homosexuality as what causes it, how society should treat homosexuals, and whether sexual orientation can be changed
The Family : opposing viewpoints( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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American values : opposing viewpoints by Mary E Williams( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 879 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
Epidemics by Mary E Williams( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains twelve essays and documents that provide information about various aspects of epidemics, examining the science of epidemics, looking at five devastating plagues, and discussing prevention and control
 
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Hate groups : opposing viewpoints
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Discrimination : opposing viewpointsEducation : opposing viewpointsSex : opposing viewpointsCulture wars : opposing viewpointsSelf-mutilationReadings on Maya AngelouSexual violence : opposing viewpointsImmigration : opposing viewpoints