b'8 G rey HouseP ublishing Opinions Throughout History SeriesOPINIONSOpinions Throughout History: Social Media Issues BEST SELLER! BEST SELLER! Well organized and offering a level of detail that is manageable yet thorough, this is a solid overview of social media. Recommended.CHOICEThis work explores how social media, now one of the dominant means of communication in this country, has changed individual access to information and who controls distribution of that information, which significantly influences our opinions. This volume also considers Americans opinions about the media itself i.e., freedom of speech and of the press, trustworthiness of social media, propaganda, cyberbullying, and if regulations are needed. As a resource for exploring the influences on American values, Social Media Issues provides an accessible commentary on the ways in which advances in communication technologies have shaped American opinion. Each chapter includes a valuable introduction and conclusion, a bulleted list of topics covered, a reprint of a particularly significant primary or secondary source document, detailed analysis and commentary of that document, images and photographs, and discussion questions.April 2019 |951 pages|Hardcover|ISBN 978-1-64265-064-8 |$195Includes Free Online Access on the Salem Press Platform RECENTOpinions Throughout History: Robotics & Artificial IntelligenceOften considered a modern development, the effort to build robots dates back to the earliest of times of recorded history. This volume explores automatons, computing, mechanical engineering, automation in the Industrial Revolution, digital technology, the search for artificial intelligence, and technological singularitya hypothetical future point when technological growth becomes uncontrollable and irreversible, resulting in unfathomable changes to human civilization. Some feel we are on the path to the singularity with computers doing our bidding (i.e., Alexa and Roomba), drones replacing the FedEx driver, and supermarket robots warning you of danger in aisle 4. Public opinion on AI is wide ranging, especially in regard to the challenges it presents to personal and corporate privacy, keeping it legal, and making ethical decisions. November 2020 |490 pages|Hardcover|ISBN 978-1-64265-481-3 |$195 Includes Free Online Access on the Salem Press PlatformOpinions Throughout History: ImmigrationA useful resource for students, debaters, and anyone who wishes to be well informed on these issues.ARBAAs the country grows and expands to accommodate new waves of immigrants, this volume explores the tension between welcoming newcomers and seeing their value to the nascent nation and rejecting immigrants and the strains ofanti-immigration thought in American society. Issues discussed include historic patterns of immigration from Ellis Island to the Homestead Act, fear of immigration and the Chinese Exclusion Act, racism and immigration law, the establishment of quotas, eminent domain, the War on Terror, displaced persons and refugees as well as border patrol. The volume explores both the polarized opinions and current flashpoints in immigration including the merits of the HB1 visa, the travel ban from predominantly Muslim nations, the border wall and the future of immigrants who came to the U.S. as children. Immigration provides an essential resource for history and social studies research and an accessible commentary on the ways in which immigration opinion and policy have evolved and will continue to evolve. Each chapter includes a valuable introduction and conclusion,a bulleted list of topics covered, a reprint of a particularly significant primary or secondary source document, detailed analysis and commentary of that document, images and photographs, and discussion questions. May 2018|806 pages|Hardcover|ISBN 978-1-68217-722-8|$195RECENT Includes Free Online Access on the Salem Press PlatformOpinions Throughout History:GlobalizationThis volume explores the origins of global government from Colonial America to today, including pacts between countries, and the birth of formal diplomacy. It discusses how American citizens are affected by globalization, including the debate between wealthy coastal supporters and poorer detractors.The history and rise of nationalism are also analyzed, including the European debate over the future of a unified Europe. Readers will learn how globalized governments have grown to be necessary to the success of worldwide business and economies, and how the American public views this trend. Source documents include treaties, speeches, international legislation and agreements, and articles from todays most respected periodicals.August 2020|509 pages|Hardcover|ISBN 978-1-64265-476-9|$195 Includes Free Online Access on the Salem Press Platform(800) 562-2139 GET ONLINE ACCESS WITH YOUR PRINT BUY! www.greyhouse.com'