Racial Profiling

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This title gives readers a balanced look at the issue of racial profiling and the surrounding arguments. Readers will learn about the government's response to 9/11 and the debate regarding civil liberty versus national security. Also covered is history related to the topic, as well as major groups in the debate, such as the ACLU, and their arguments. Additionally, legislation and famous cases involving racial profiling are introduced. Color photos and informative sidebars accompany easy-to-follow text. Features include a timeline, facts, additional resources, web sites, a glossary, a bibliography, and an index. Essential Viewpoints is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Interest Level Grade 6 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 8
BISACS JNF053140, JNF030000, JNF053200
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Social Studies
Copyright 2010
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Essential Library
Language English
Number of Pages 112
Season 2009-08-01
ISBN 9781604535358, 9781617852879
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 363.2
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 6.25 x 9.25
ATOS Reading Level 9.4
ATOS Interest Level MG+
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 133894
Accelerated Reader® Points 3.0
Features Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, and Table of contents
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Racial Profiling (Essential Viewpoints) – School Library Journal

Orr presents arguments for and against the practice in focused, clearly written essays that will help students become informed. The various chapters are well laid out, and the arguments are nicely paced, utilizing quotes from experts on terrorism and lawyers, legislators, and those charged with U.S. security. There are plenty of color photographs. This book will enhance most collections.

Essential Viewpoints Set 4 – School Library Journal

The titles succeed in providing balanced viewpoints, successfully incorporating historical information with current concerns. Teaching Intelligent Design and Genetically Modified Foods both do a particularly good job placing the controversy in a social, economic, and political context. Useful for reports.

Author: Tamra Orr