Social Issues: Pro & Con

Online resources:

National Center for Policy Analysis
Debate Central
Yahoo Directory: Issues and Causes

Internet Public Library – Social Issues

Foreign Policy in Focus
Get Op-Eds and info by topic, region and more.  FPIF is a collaborative project of the Interhemispheric Resource Center (IRC) and the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS).


Library Databases:

Points of View available through the EbscoHost database
Full-text database designed to provide student with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. Provides 200 topics. Each with an overview, point and counterpoint. Also offers guides to debate, developing arguements and writing position papers.

Congressional Digest
Congressional Digest is an independent journal featuring controversies before the U.S. Congress. A reliable research tool and reference source, Congressional Digest has been at the forefront of controversial topics for the last 90 years. Each issue covers a current debate topic, including background information, legislative summaries, and key arguments.


Other Resources

 Congressional Digest: a Pro and Con Monthly located with the magazines
 Opposing Viewpoints Series - search the catalog for topics and call number