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Torr, James D. 1974-

Overview
Works: 73 works in 233 publications in 1 language and 36,332 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History 
Roles: Author, Editor
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Most widely held works by James D Torr
Genetic engineering : opposing viewpoints by TME( Book )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 2,069 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?
Euthanasia : opposing viewpoints by James D Torr( Book )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,695 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
Weapons of mass destruction : opposing viewpoints( Book )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,312 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
Gun violence : opposing viewpoints by James D Torr( Book )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,220 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
Problems of death : opposing viewpoints by James D Torr( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 1,156 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 1,147 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
Crime and criminals : opposing viewpoints by James D Torr( Book )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 1,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

U.S. crime rates fell for most of the 1990s, but sociologists warn that these downward trends cannot continue indefinitely
Violence in the media by James D Torr( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 1,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines various issues regarding media violence
Extremist groups : opposing viewpoints by Tamara L Roleff( Book )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 1,000 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
Drug abuse : opposing viewpoints( Book )

4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 960 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."
Violence against women( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 943 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 910 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 872 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 by James D Torr( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 867 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
Abortion : opposing viewpoints by James D Torr( Book )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores opposing viewspoints dealing with abortion
Is media violence a problem? by James D Torr( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pro and con essays discuss health care reform, the effects of managed care, and government health care initiatives
The Internet : opposing viewpoints( Book )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 818 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
Violence in film and television by James D Torr( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses issues related to violence in the media, especially the impact that the prevalence of violence has on society
 
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Genetic engineering : opposing viewpoints
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Euthanasia : opposing viewpointsWeapons of mass destruction : opposing viewpointsGun violence : opposing viewpointsSports and athletes : opposing viewpointsGambling : opposing viewpointsCrime and criminals : opposing viewpointsViolence in the mediaDrug abuse : opposing viewpoints
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English (109)