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Egendorf, Laura K. 1973-

Overview
Works: 80 works in 250 publications in 1 language and 45,240 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Popular works  Miscellanea  History  Caricatures and cartoons 
Roles: Author, Editor
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Laura K Egendorf
Terrorism : opposing viewpoints by Laura K Egendorf( Book )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,000 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a wide diversity of opinions on terrorism
Organ donation : opposing viewpoints( Book )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 1,176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of articles exploring the variety of opinions surrounding the issue of organ transplantation and donation
Gangs : opposing viewpoints by Laura K Egendorf( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 1,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contents include which factors influence gang behavior, how widespread is the problem of gangs, can the Criminal Justice System reduce violence, and how can we as a society end the threat of gangs
Problems of death : opposing viewpoints by James D Torr( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considers the following questions: Is suicide immoral? Should society condone physician-assisted suicide? Is abortion ethical? Is capital punishment just?
Male/female roles : opposing viewpoints( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

- Current book and periodical bibliographies- Lists of organizations to contact- Critical thinking activities and discussion questions- Illustrations, inserts, and cartoons- Titles continually revised and updated- Biographical sketch of authors- Paper and durable library bindings
Sports and athletes : opposing viewpoints( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 30 essays in this critical anthology cover children in sports, college athletics reform, racial discrimination, gender inequality, & drugs. Presents articles reflecting a range of viewpoints on various aspects of sports, including the use of drugs, racial discrimination, and sexual equality
Poverty : opposing viewpoints by Karen (Editor) Balkin( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 938 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The collection of articles which present differing viewpoints on the problem of poverty in America, its causes, and possible remedies."
Chemical dependency : opposing viewpoints( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of articles discussing various topics about the issue of drug abuse
The information revolution : opposing viewpoints by Laura K Egendorf( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents differing viewpoints on issues related to the Internet and the information revolution
Violence : opposing viewpoints( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

- Current book and periodical bibliographies- Lists of organizations to contact- Critical thinking activities and discussion questions- Illustrations, inserts, and cartoons- Titles continually revised and updated- Biographical sketch of authors- Paper and durable library bindings
Mental illness : opposing viewpoints( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considers the following questions: How should mental illnesses be defined? How should society deal with the mentally ill? What mental health issues do children face? What mental health treatments are beneficial?
Censorship( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents arguments for and against censorship of a variety of forms of expression
Teens at risk : opposing viewpoints by Laura K Egendorf( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This collection of articles presents differing viewpoints about the causes, possible prevention, and remedies for such problems as teenage crime, pregnancy, and drug use."
Human rights : opposing viewpoints by Laura K Egendorf( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Authors debate how human rights should best be defined, what the state of human rights is in the twenty-first century, and what should be done to stop human rights abuses
The environment : opposing viewpoints by William Dudley( Book )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the current condition of the environment and possible solutions to environmental problems
An aging population : opposing viewpoints by Laura K Egendorf( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses how seniors are treated in society, as possible economic drains, as a consumer force, Medicare, prescription-drug coverage, and the quality of nursing-home care
Africa by Laura K Egendorf( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Africa is a continent beset with social, economic, and political problems. The authors in this book debate the issues facing modern Africa in the following chapters: What Problems Does Africa Face? How Can the Spread of AIDS in Africa Be Reduced? What Policies Will Best Help Africa? How Can Africa's WIld Lands be Preserved?
Food( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of essays exploring varying viewpoints on food, covering such topics as the safety of America's food supply, the mistreatment of animals on factory farms, the causes of hunger in the world, and the link between fast food and obesity
Advertising( Book )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First introduced 35 years ago, the Opposing Viewpoints series has developed and set the standard for current-issue studies. With more than 90 volumes covering nearly every controversial contemporary topic, Opposing Viewpoints is the leading source for libraries and classrooms in need of current-issue materials. Each title explores a specific issue by placing expert opinions in a unique pro/con format. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find sources and publications
Smoking by Laura K Egendorf( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses risks that smoking imposes on teens such as cancer and addiction. Also offers suggestions for teens on how to stop smoking or choose not to smoke
 
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Terrorism : opposing viewpoints
Alternative Names
Egendorf, Laura K.

Languages
English (100)

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Organ donation : opposing viewpointsGangs : opposing viewpointsSports and athletes : opposing viewpointsPoverty : opposing viewpointsChemical dependency : opposing viewpointsThe information revolution : opposing viewpointsCensorshipTeens at risk : opposing viewpoints