Issues and Opinions

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  • Issues and Opinions
  • Volume 1
  • Editor: Justin Healey
  • Print book ISBN: 978 9 215071 82
  • Year: 2010

Issues and Opinions (Volume 1) is the first of an occasional series of books featuring collections of recently published opinions on a range of contemporary Australian social issues which have been the focus of public debate. Each chapter comprises a concise introduction to a given issue, followed by a variety of thought-provoking opinions from media commentators, politicians, academics and interest groups. Each chapter ends with a compilation of pros and cons in the debate, and a list of relevant websites for further research.

There are 12 chapters in this book, each featuring a topic for debate:

Stem cell research, Climate change, Globalisation, Child care, Australia’s federal system of government, Food advertising and children, Multiculturalism, Intervention in indigenous communities, Criminal justice and punishment, Internet censorship, Australian bill of rights, Legalisation of illicit drugs.

Possible future Issues and Opinions volumes to be advised.