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Selected Pro/Con Sources -- Family and Gender Issues

If you need information, a starting place, or background for a pro-con/argument or persuasive speech and on a topic about gender or family, try one of the books below or search for information in the numerous databases listed in the sidebar. These books are nearly all electronic and just a click away to any student, faculty, or staff who is logged into the library via iCollege or the library's own page. There are also some open access titles available through OApen and InTechOpen. Sources here are also as current as possible, so not every subject receives equal treatment.

Family and Children
Child Development, Fourth Edition: A Practitioner's Guide Ebook Central
Children and Mobile Phones : Adoption, Use, Impact, and Control Ebook Central
Children Framing Childhoods: Working-Class Kids’ Visions of Care Ebook Central
Confronting Inequality: How Policies and Practices Shape Children's Opportunities Ebook Central
Dreams of the Overworked: Living, Working, and Parenting in the Digital Age Ebook Central
Fixing Parental Leave: The Six Month Solution Ebook Central
Handbook on Bullying: Prevalence, Psychological Impacts and Intervention Strategies EBSCOHost eBook Collection
Lone Parenthood in the Life Course OApen
Love, Money, and Parenting : How Economics Explains the Way We Raise Our Kids Ebook Central
Opting Back In : What Really Happens When Mothers Go Back to Work Ebook Central
Predicting Cyberbullying Ebook Central
Teen Spirit: How Adolescence Transformed the Adult World Ebook Central
Reducing Cyberbullying in Schools O'Reilly Higher Education




The Elderly
Ageing and Technology: Perspectives from the Social Sciences OApen
Aging and Older Adulthood Ebook Central
Aging Well: Solutions to the Most Pressing Global Challenges of Aging Springer Link
Assessing Capacities of Older Adults: A Casebook to Guide Difficult Decisions Ebook Central
Care Home Stories: Aging, Disability, and Long-Term Residential Care JSTOR
Elder Abuse: Forensic, Legal and Medical Aspects Ebook Central
The New Sociology of Aging Ebook Central
The Practice of Social Work with Older Adults: Insights and Opportunities for a Growing Profession Ebook Central
Social Isolation and Loneliness in Older Adults: Opportunities for the Healthcare System National Academies Press


Sexuality and Gender
Behind Closed Doors: Sex Education Transformed Ebook Central
Birth Control: Your Questions Answered Ebook Central
Coming Out of the Magnolia Closet: Same-Sex Couples in Mississippi Ebook Central
Communities and Place: A Thematic Approach to the Histories of LGBTQ Communities in the United States Ebook Central
Encyclopedia of Gender in Media EBSCOHost eBook Collection
The End of Gender: Debunking the Myths about Sex and Identity in Our Society Ebook Central
Gender Inequality: a Reference Handbook Ebook Central
Intersections of Ageing, Gender, Sexualities: Multidisciplinary international Perspectives OApen
LGBT Youth Issues Today: A Reference Handbook EBSCOHost eBook Collection
The Mating Game: How Gender Still Shapes How We Date Ebook Central
Reinventing Masculinity O'Reilly Higher Education
Routledge Handbook of Gender and Violence Ebook Central
Sex-Positive Social Work Ebook Central
Shame on Me: An Anatomy of Race and Belonging Ebook Central
The Spectrum of Sex: The Science of Male, Female, and Intersex Ebook Central
Stripping, Sex, and Popular Culture OApen


Trans and NonBinary Gender Issues
Introduction to Transgender Studies Ebook Central
Non-Binary Lives : An Anthology of Intersecting Identities Ebook Central
Normed Children: Effects of Gender and Sex Related Normativity on Childhood and Adolescence OApen
They/Them/Their : A Guide to Nonbinary and Genderqueer Identities Ebook Central
Trans Love : An Anthology of Transgender and Non-Binary Voices Ebook Central
Transgender: a Reference Handbook Ebook Central
Transgender Rights : From Obama to Trump Ebook Central


Disability
Ableism: the Causes and Consequences of Disability Prejudice Ebook Central
Autistic Community and the Neurodiversity Movement Stories from the Frontline Springer Link
Autism and the Police: Practical Advice for Officers and Other First Responders Ebook Central
Disability: a Reference Handbook Ebook Central


Animal Rights
Animal (De)liberation: Should the Consumption of Animal Products Be Banned? JSTOR
Animal Experimentation: Working Towards a Paradigm JSTOR
Animal Rights and Welfare Ebook Central
Animal Rights and Welfare: a Documentary and Reference Guide EBSCOHost eBook Collection
Animals and Medicine: The Contribution of Animal Experiments to the Control of Disease OApen
In Search of Canine Justice: Law and Practice in the United States and European Union Ebook Central
Should Animals Have Political Rights? Ebook Central


Substance Abuse and Related Addications
Alcohol and Drugs in North America: A Historical Encyclopedia EBSCOHost eBook Collection
Opioid Crisis: a Reference Handbook Ebook Central
Vicious Games: Capitalism and Gambling Ebook Central


Social Science of Everyday Life
Adornment: What Self-Decoration Tells Us about Who We Are Ebook Central
Fashion and Materiality : Cultural Practices, Global Contexts Ebook Central
Secondhand: Travels in the New Global Garage Sale Ebook Central


Death Dying and Bereavement
Handbook of the Sociology of Death, Grief, and Bereavement : A Guide to Theory and Practice Ebook Central
Suicide: The Social Causes of Self-Destruction Project Muse


Persuasion and Communication
The Catalyst: How to Change Anyone's Mind Ebook Central
Creep: A Life, A Theory, An Apology OApen
The Hidden Psychology of Social Networks: How Brands Create Authentic Engagement by Understanding What Motivates Us O'Reilly Higher Education
Techniques of Social Influence: The Psychology of Gaining Compliance OApen
Techniques of Visual Persuasion: + Create Powerful Images that Motivate Ebook Central
Why We Act: Turning Bystanders into Moral Rebels Ebook Central


Other Topics
Animal Emotions: How They Drive Human Behavior OApen
Everyday Bias: Identifying and Navigating Unconscious Judgments in Our Daily Lives Ebook Central
Handbook of Spirituality, Religion, and Mental Health Ebook Central
Mental Health Care Issues in America: An Encyclopedia Gale eBooks
Out of My Skull: The Psychology of Boredom Ebook Central
Stereotypes: the Incidence and Impacts of Bias Ebook Central
Sway: Unravelling Unconscious Bias Ebook Central
Transforming Trauma: Resilience and Healing Through Our Connections With Animals OApen