This attractive visually interesting quarterly provides profiles of the people making today's headlines. A hardbound annual cummulation makes Newsmakers a permanent reference source on 200 newsmakers of the year. Four indexes help patrons locate entries by name, nationality, occupation and subject. Separate obituaries provide concise profiles of recently deceased newsmakers. Some of the newsmakers featured in the 2004 edition include Hilary Duff, George Foreman, Tommy Franks, Norah Jones and Yao Ming.
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"This book examines various legal strictures informing the establishment of ongoing residency when living in dormitory housing, which may prove helpful for students with practical concerns.The volume concludes with ongoing assertions that we as a society must further lower the age-based requirement for democratic participation to sixteen. Confronting that sometimes fallacious logic will help students understand the structural limitations to participation in the political process.
Supplementary materials include a chronological appendix of court cases related to the amendment; books, journal articles, and online resources for further information; and a thorough alphabetical index. Recommended for school and public libraries, as the constitutional amendment and its related concepts are not likely to be covered as thoroughly elsewhere.
-- Reference Unbound, February 2010
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