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Gerdes, Louise I. 1953-

Overview
Works: 103 works in 316 publications in 1 language and 57,957 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Forecasts  History  Caricatures and cartoons 
Roles: Editor, Author, Illustrator
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 )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 1,654 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
Cyber crime by Louise I Gerdes( Book )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 1,385 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
The Patriot Act : opposing viewpoints by Louise I Gerdes( Book )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,248 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 )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,242 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 Undetermined and held by 1,143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of articles discussing the problem of drunk driving including the scope of the problem, solutions to the problem, and legal issues concerning drunk driving
Child abuse : opposing viewpoints by Louise I Gerdes( Book )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 1,114 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 Gerdes( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 1,073 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 by Laura K Egendorf( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a collection of articles offering a variety of viewpoints on the subject of gangs
Addiction : opposing viewpoints by Jennifer A Hurley( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 918 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
Genetic engineering : opposing viewpoints by Louise I Gerdes( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 914 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
Prostitution and sex trafficking : opposing viewpoints( Book )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents various essays on the issues and concerns surrounding prostitution and sex trafficking
The homeless : opposing viewpoints( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 872 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
Battered women( Book )

6 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 774 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 Louise I Gerdes( Book )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 734 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
The environment : opposing viewpoints by William Dudley( Book )

6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 709 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
Sexual violence( Book )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of speeches, personal reflections, and essays that discuss sexual violence
Humanity's future( Book )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of essays exploring varying viewpoints on the future of human life, discussing such topics as the role of technology, the energy crisis, global warming, overpopulation, threats to world health, and nuclear weapons
Domestic violence by Louise I Gerdes( Book )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is a collection of articles in which authors debate whether domestic violence is a serious problem, whether teen dating violence is a serious problem, and whether economic downturns amplify problems that can lead to domestic violence
Gun violence : opposing viewpoints( Book )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume explores the topics relating to gun violence by presenting varied expert opinions that examine many of the different aspects that comprise these issues. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find sources and publications. Allows the reader to attain the higher-level critical thinking and reading skills that are essential in a culture of diverse and contradictory opinions
Behavioral disorders( Book )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of essays that express various perspectives on different types of behavior disorders
 
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The Patriot Act : opposing viewpoints
Alternative Names
Gerdes, Louise.

Gerdes, Louise 1953-

Gerdes, Louise I.

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English (118)

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