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Egendorf, Laura K. 1973-

Overview
Works: 85 works in 304 publications in 1 language and 44,537 library holdings
Genres: Literature  Juvenile works  Popular works  Trivia and miscellanea  History  Caricatures and cartoons 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other
Classifications: HV6431, 364.10660973
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Laura K Egendorf
Terrorism : opposing viewpoints by Laura K Egendorf( Book )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 1,658 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 1,192 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 1,187 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 )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 1,170 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
Violence : opposing viewpoints( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 1,146 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
Chemical dependency : opposing viewpoints by Laura K Egendorf( Book )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,132 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 )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 1,117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents differing viewpoints on issues related to the Internet and the information revolution
Mental illness : opposing viewpoints by Tamara L Roleff( Book )

5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,094 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 by Laura K Egendorf( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 1,071 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents arguments for and against censorship of a variety of forms of expression
The environment : opposing viewpoints by William Dudley( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 1,060 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

7 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,053 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
An aging population : opposing viewpoints by Laura K Egendorf( Book )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,037 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 976 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 971 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 )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 922 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
Iran( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents all sides to several issues concerning Iran, including debates about global security, human rights, and nuclear weapons
Sports and athletes : opposing viewpoints( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 885 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( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The collection of articles which present differing viewpoints on the problem of poverty in America, its causes, and possible remedies."
Smoking by Laura K Egendorf( )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 879 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
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Organ donation : opposing viewpointsGangs : opposing viewpointsChemical dependency : opposing viewpointsThe information revolution : opposing viewpointsCensorshipThe environment : opposing viewpointsHuman rights : opposing viewpointsAfrica
Alternative Names
Egendorf, Laura K.

Languages
English (120)