Points of View Reference Center
Points of View Reference Center covers hundreds of topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument) and counterpoint (opposing argument).
Each topic features a Guide to Critical Analysis, which helps the reader evaluate the controversy and enhances students’ ability to read critically, develop their own perspective on the issues, and write or debate an effective argument on the topic.
Points of View Reference Center provides a balance of materials from all viewpoints with:
- Leading political magazines from across the political spectrum
- Newspapers Radio and television news transcripts
- Primary source documents Reference books
- A video encyclopedia of the 20th century
The database also offers related images and supplementary research guides for writing position papers, developing arguments and debating.
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