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Gerdes, Louise I. 1953-

Overview
Works: 106 works in 255 publications in 1 language and 48,104 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Caricatures and cartoons 
Roles: Editor, Author, Translator, Illustrator, Copyright holder
Classifications: P96.V5, 364.10660973
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Louise I Gerdes
Endangered oceans : opposing viewpoints by Louise I Gerdes( Book )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 1,815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The oceans are a valuable global resource, but are vulnerable to pollution, overfishing, and other human activities. The collection includes views of scientists, policy makers, and other experts debating the future of the world's oceans
The Patriot Act : opposing viewpoints by Louise I. (Book Editor) Gerdes( Book )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents differing views on whether the Patriot Act protects national security, violates civil liberties, and whether it should or should not be expanded
Pollution : opposing viewpoints ( Book )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Debates several controversial questions, including whether various forms of pollution continue to be a serious problem, whether pollution poses a public health threat, and what policies and programs will best reduce pollution
Drunk driving ( Book )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 1,280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses drunk driving
Child abuse : opposing viewpoints by Louise I. (Editor) Gerdes( Book )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 1,214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The authors in this anthology examine the nature and scope of child abuse, including child abuse in the Catholic Church. They also explore possible causes and debate what policies will help reduce child abuse
Media violence : opposing viewpoints by Louise I. (Editor) Gerdes( Book )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 1,197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents varying opinions about whether media violence is a problem in the United States, whether it should be controlled by the government, and other ways to handle the situation
Gangs : opposing viewpoints ( Book )
5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides a collection of articles offering a variety of viewpoints on the subject of gangs
Genetic engineering : opposing viewpoints by Louise I. (Book Editor) Gerdes( Book )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Authors share their views about the risks and benefits of genetic engineering, presenting information on genetically engineered crops, the regulation of genetic engineering, and the impact of cloning on society
Addiction : opposing viewpoints ( Book )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 1,039 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Authors in this newly updated anthology debate controversies surrounding the concept of addiction, including what behaviors should be considered addictive, what causes addiction, what treatments are most effective, and whether the government should intervene to reduce the costs associated with addiction
The homeless : opposing viewpoints ( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this collection of articles authors debate how serious the homeless problem is, why people become homeless, and what policies will best reduce homelessness
Prostitution and sex trafficking : opposing viewpoints ( Book )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents various essays on the issues and concerns surrounding prostitution and sex trafficking
Marijuana ( Book )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Essays discuss the controversies surrounding marijuana covering such topics as its medical use, effects, and if it should be legalized
Cyber crime by Louise I Gerdes( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a series of essays with varying viewpoints on the subject of computer crime. Includes a list of organizations to contact
Battered women ( Book )
6 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book explores the nature and scope of violence against women as well as possible solutions to this long-standing problem
War : opposing viewpoints by Tamara L Roleff( Book )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Authors in this newly updated anthology debate controversies surrounding the causes and conduct of war, including under what circumstances war is justified, how prisoners and civilians should be treated, and what measures, if any, will prevent wars
Sexual harassment ( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains a selection of primary source documents that represent all sides of the debate over sexual harassment, discussing the severity of the problem, the causes, and the legal ramifications
Violence by Sheila Fitzgerald( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines whether violent crime in our schools and on our streets is pervasive
The environment : opposing viewpoints by William Dudley( Book )
5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains twenty-two critical essays that offer varying perspectives on issues related to the environment, and discusses potential threats to the environment, global warming, how Western lifestyle choices affect the environment, and government policies
Rogue nations ( Book )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides a collection of essays with varying viewpoints on the subject of potentially threatening, unpredictable countries, covering such topics as nuclear security, terrorism, genocide, and preemptive force
Globalization ( Book )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Authors in this anthology debate controversies surrounding the impact of globalization on culture, on political processes and relations, and on developed and developing economies. The selections in this anthology also explore various globalization policies
 
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Alternative Names
Gerdes, Louise.
Gerdes, Louise I.
Languages
English (84)
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