What makes a topic impactful, controversial, or contentious? Throughout history certain topics have risen and fallen from the public sphere for debate, while others have stayed on the forefront for decades. This guide looks at a number of issues that are popular within the current political climate and how they are viewed from multiple sides. It provides links to a variety of sources, including books and e-books, journal articles, databases, videos, and websites, that are helpful in researching different aspects of each impactful topic.
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