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Current Issues: Current Issues Databases

Credo Academic Core

Issues and Controversies: Overviews and Pro/Con Arguments

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Points of View Reference Center

CQ Researcher

Each single-themed, 12,000-word report is researched and written by a seasoned journalist. The consistent, reader-friendly organization provides researchers with an introductory overview; background and chronology on the topic; an assessment of the current situation; tables and maps; pro/con statements from representatives of opposing positions; and bibliographies of key sources.

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Sage Knowledge Debates

Sage Knowledge Debate Series

This issues-based reference set primarily covers education, health care and immigration.