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Social Issues: Subject Guide

Keywords & Search Tips

Social issues tend to be controversial; the library has several series that present both sides; search the catalog with your keyword + "at issue," "opposing viewpoints," "current controversies," "point/counterpoint," "controversial issues," "taking sides," and  "contemporary world issues" to find these. 

Keywords = AIDS, aging, abortion, addiction, affirmative action, animal rights, capital punishment, entitlements, gun control, homelessness, homosexuality, human rights, poverty, public welfare, social welfare, welfare.