WorldCat Identities

Torr, James D. 1974-

Overview
Works: 70 works in 189 publications in 1 language and 37,475 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: HV6250.4.W65, 796
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Most widely held works by James D Torr
Euthanasia : opposing viewpoints by James D Torr( Book )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 1,535 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
Genetic engineering : opposing viewpoints( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 1,152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How will genetic engineering affect society? -- Is the genetic engineering of humans ethical? -- How does genetic engineering affect food and agriculture? -- How should genetic engineering be regulated?
Weapons of mass destruction : opposing viewpoints( Book )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Preventing the spread of biological, chemical, and nuclear weapons has become one of the main goals of U.S. defense policy, driving both homeland security initiatives and confrontations with rogue states. The viewpoints in the volume examine WMD threats from terrorist groups and "axis of evil" nations
Extremist groups : opposing viewpoints( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 1,050 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
Gun violence : opposing viewpoints by James D Torr( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,027 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides arguments from both sides of such topics as gun control, private ownership of handguns, gun licensing, and the responsibilities of gun manufacturers
Drug abuse : opposing viewpoints( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"By presenting a wide variety of opinions on the topic, this book aims to give the reader an understanding of the issues surrounding drug abuse and why efforts to deal with the problem are often so controversial."
Problems of death : opposing viewpoints( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,013 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considers the following questions: Is suicide immoral? Should society condone physician-assisted suicide? Is abortion ethical? Is capital punishment just?
Crime and criminals : opposing viewpoints( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

U.S. crime rates fell for most of the 1990s, but sociologists warn that these downward trends cannot continue indefinitely
Sports and athletes : opposing viewpoints( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains twenty essays that provide various perspectives on sports and athletes, debating the benefits of sports to children, whether college sports should be reformed, the problem of discrimination in sports, and drug use
Gambling : opposing viewpoints( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains twenty-one essays in which the authors present opposing viewpoints on issues related to gambling, discussing whether gambling is immoral, the extent of the problem of compulsive gambling, the effect of legalized gambling on communities, and government regulation
Abortion, opposing viewpoints by James D Torr( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores opposing viewspoints dealing with abortion
Health care : opposing viewpoints( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pro and con essays discuss health care reform, the effects of managed care, and government health care initiatives
Violence in film and television by James D Torr( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses issues related to violence in the media, especially the impact that the prevalence of violence has on society
Violence in the media by James D Torr( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines various issues regarding media violence
Violence against women( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays assess the extent of violence against women, discuss causes of the problem, evaluate the effectiveness of current laws, and explore possible solutions
China : opposing viewpoints( Book )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the problems facing China, its stand on democracy and human rights, the potential threat China poses to the U.S., and China's foreign policy from a variety of viewpoints
Race relations( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The emphasis is on African Americans and Hispanic Americans and the effects of race-conscious policies on American society
Teens and alcohol( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Authors debate ways the government should deal with the problem of underage drinking and discuss the varied approaches to preventing teen alcohol abuse
Is media violence a problem? by James D Torr( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays explore the controveries surrounding violence in the media and its effects on children
The Internet : opposing viewpoints( Book )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Technology has the power to transform society. The authors in this volume examine the diverse effects of the Internet revolution-and suggest ways in which the technology can be harnessed for the better
 
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Euthanasia : opposing viewpoints
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Genetic engineering : opposing viewpointsWeapons of mass destruction : opposing viewpointsGun violence : opposing viewpointsDrug abuse : opposing viewpointsCrime and criminals : opposing viewpointsSports and athletes : opposing viewpointsGambling : opposing viewpointsAbortion, opposing viewpoints