Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center draws on the social issues series published by Greenhaven Press, as well as core reference content from other Thomson Gale and Macmillan Reference USA sources. The result is an online library of current event topicsthe facts, as well as the arguments, of each topic's proponents and detractors.
Issues & Controversies @ FACTS.com is a reference database that is
also a classroom tool and home learning resource. It combines
authoritative factual analysis, covering clear explanations of opposing
points of view and numerous special features, so students and other
users can quickly grasp the essentials of even the most complex
topics. Chronologies, illustrations, maps, tables, sidebars,
bibliographies, and contact information augment the balanced, accurate
coverage of current and historical events.
This resource presents multiple sides of an issue and provides the basis
for developing persuasive arguments and essays, better understand
controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills. Points of
View Reference Center contains over 1300 topics, each with an overview
(objective background/description), point (argument) and counterpoint