b'62 PRIMARY SOURCES IN AMERICAN HISTORY: THEMES HistoryBEST SELLER! Defining Documents in American History:The Gun DebateThis evenhanded treatment of the debate. provides historical context and a range of modern interpretations of the Second Amendment. Public and high-school libraries will find this resource valuable in supporting history and civics curricula. BooklistFrom the drafting of the Constitution to the present day, there have been intense arguments made both for andagainst the rights of citizens to form a well-regulated militia as set forth in the Second Amendment. The arguments have become more impassioned in recent years due to the rising number of incidents of school and mass shootings. These volumes analyze documents that have played a significant role in the attempt to balance the long traditionof gun culture in this country with calls for gun control, including: the Second Amendment; St. George Tucker,Blackstones Commentaries; U.S. v. Miller; and District of Columbia v. Heller. Each in-depth chapter provides athorough commentary and analysis of each primary source document, often reprinted in its entirety. CommentaryFREEincludes a Summary, Overview, Defining Moment, Author Biography, Detailed Document Analysis, and discussionOnline Access of Essential Themes.FREEFebruary 2019 | Two Volumes; 600 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-64265-034-1 | Library Price: $295Defining Documents in American History:Capital PunishmentCapital punishment has been the ultimate consequence for criminals in the United States since before the nation was established. The Eighth Amendment in the Bill of Rights prohibits cruel and unusual punishment, and the Fourteenth Amendment in the Reconstruction Amendments requires due process of law before the taking of a life. The original documents in these volumes review both the policies and principles of capital punishment that continue to evolve. HISTORYDocuments discussed in this volume include: A Further Account of the Tryals of the New-England Witches; The Eighth Amendment; The Fourteenth Amendment; and the Supreme Court decisions in Furman v. Georgia; Hall v. Florida;and Glossip v. Gross. Each in-depth chapter provides a thorough commentary and analysis of each primary source document, often reprinted in its entirety. Commentary includes a Summary, Overview, Defining Moment, AuthorFREEBiography, Detailed Document Analysis, and discussion of Essential Themes.Online Access May 2019 | Two Volumes; 600 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-64265-036-5 | Library Price: $295FREEDefining Documents in American History:PRIMARY SOURCES IN AMERICAN HISTORY: THEMESPrison ReformFollowing the document is an analysis and a bibliography, rendering the information easily digestible at any level. Recommended.CHOICEThis volume gathers together and analyzes documents that discuss the fierce debates and legislation related to prison reform, the privatization of prisons, the efforts to end practices like solitary confinement, and the improvement of mental health care in prisons. Documents analyzed include: the Declaration of Principles by the National Congress of Penitentiary and Reformatory Discipline; Fifty Years of Prison Service: An Autobiography, by Zebulon Reed Brockway; Changing Lenses -A New Focus for Crime and Justice by Howard Zehr, Privatizing Correctional Institutions: An Organizational Perspective, by David Shichor and the FIRST STEP Act. Each in-depth chapter provides a thorough commentary and analysis of each primary source document, often reprinted in its entirety. Commentary includes a Summary, Overview, Defining Moment, Author Biography, Detailed Document Analysis, and discussion of Essential Themes. FREEMarch 2019 | Two Volumes; 600 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-64265-038-9 | Library Price: $295Online AccessFREEDefining Documents in American History: Business EthicsMore and more, the specific ethics policies that many businesses and corporations developed in the 1970s and 80s are not enough today. Transparency related to sources and materials, pricing strategies, and the public good is crucial for success of any business. This detailed document analysis begins with early essays instrumental in the creation and development of the field of business ethics, and continues to the present by examining issues relevant right now, from harassment and discrimination to technology and privacy. This two-volume set includes in-depth chapters that provide a thorough commentary of significant primary source documents, including: John Stuart Mills Utilitarianism; Ralph Naders Unsafe at any Speed; the Sarbanes-Oxley Act; the Wells Fargo account fraud scandal; and Facebook, Big Data, and the Trust of the Public. Each commentary includes these helpful subheads that guide the reader: Summary, Overview, Defining Moment, Author Biography, Detailed Document Analysis, and discussion of Essential Themes.FREEOctober 2019 | Two Volumes; 600 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-64265-283-3 | Library Price: $295Online AccessFREE See Also: Principles of Business, pg. 104GET ONLINE ACCESS(800) 221-1592 WITH YOUR PRINT BUY! www.salempress.com2022-480 Salem Catalog 2023 R7.indd 62 2022-12-28 11:14 AM'