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Controversial Issues

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Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Opposing Viewpoints in Context landing pageMultimedia database with in-depth analysis of thousands of social issues. Includes essays, journal articles, images, videos, podcasts, and more. A companion to the Opposing Viewpoints book series. (Provider: Gale) 

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CQ Researcher

CQ Researcher homepageCQ Researcher provides award-winning in-depth coverage of the most important issues of the day. Our reports are written by experienced journalists, footnoted and professionally fact-checked.

Full-length articles include:

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  • historical background
  • chronology
  • pro/con feature
  • resources for additional research 

​​Graphics, photos and short "sidebar" features round out the reports. Shorter "Hot Topics" articles provide a solid introduction to subjects most in demand by students.

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