Comprehensive reporting and analysis on issues in the news. 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.
Greenwood Press publishes several series that are collectons of previously published articles focused on for and against arguements on social issues: Contemporary world issues Current controversies Opposing viewpoints series Search OneSearch by these titles
Provides a wealth of statistics on the social, political and economic conditions of the United States. The database includes 1400+ individually indexed tables (with attached spreadsheets) and is both searchable and browsable.
Newspapers can be used for general information and for advocacy. Add the word editorials to your search to find a paper's perspective, e.g. evolution and editorials.