WorldCat Identities

Karson, Jill

Overview
Works: 31 works in 69 publications in 1 language and 8,399 library holdings
Genres: Sources  History  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PS3537.T3234, 823.8
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jill Karson
Criminal justice : opposing viewpoints( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book discusses reforms that would improve the criminal justice system, how the rights of the accused affect the system, sentencing laws, the effect of the legal system on criminal justice, and more
Readings on Of mice and men( Book )

3 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains a brief biography of author John Steinbeck, and includes a collection of essays that provide literary analysis and criticism of his work "Of Mice and Men."
Cults( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of essays dealing with different aspects of cults
Readings on A separate peace( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of critical essays that provide a wide range of information and opinion about the 1959 novel "A Separate Peace," and its author John Knowles
Readings on Jane Eyre( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A thematic examination of Brontë
Readings on The pearl( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of essays that discuss the main themes that are found in John Steinbeck's novel "The Pearl"; includes biographical information, a chronology of Steinbeck's life, and a discussion of how his work was influenced by society
Readings on A Christmas carol( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides an analysis of characters, plot, and themes in Dickens' "A Christmas Carol."
Civil rights( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains reprints of some of the most significant Civil Rights speeches in the history of the United States, each with a brief explanatory introduction
Teen addiction( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Read personal accounts, case studies, pertinent factual and statistical articles, commentaries and overviews about teen addiction
Readings on Oliver Twist( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The civil rights movement( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents varying opinions surrounding the civil rights movement, discussing the causes, tactics, and key figures
Civil liberties( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since the founding of the country, Americans have debated how to properly balance an individual's right to exercise civil liberties and society's right to be protected from harm. Contributors to this anthology provide both historical background and contemporary perspectives on such topics as free speech, the separation of church and state, privacy rights, and how terrorism affects civil liberties
Club drugs by Jill Karson( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains what club drugs are, how they affect society, if they can be controlled, and if use can be prevented
Leaders of the civil rights movement( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combines signed biographical entries on major figures in the civil rights movement with writings by many of the people profiled, including Sojourner Truth, W.E.B. Du Bois, Martin Luther King, and Malcolm X, and includes a time line of civil rights events
Thinking critically by Bonnie Szumski( Book )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the controversy surrounding the legalization of marijuana for medical use, debating the drug's effectiveness, safety, and regulation
Readings on Hard times( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is medical marijuana necessary? by Bonnie Szumski( Book )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the controversy surrounding medical marijuana, including how effective it is, what the risks and benefits are, and how it should be regulated
Are cell phones dangerous? by Bonnie Szumski( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information on the possible effects of electromagnetic radiation called radiofrequency (RF) energy, which may increase the risk of brain cell damage leading to tumors
Is social networking beneficial to society? by Bonnie Szumski( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses whether or not social networking is beneficial to society
Illegal immigration by Bonnie Szumski( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents opposing essays discussing issues related to illegal immigration. Features facts, quotes, examples, statistical illustrations, and sources of additional information
 
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Criminal justice : opposing viewpoints
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