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This guide will help you to use the resources and services provided by Miami Dade College - North Campus Library.  If you have any questions, suggestions, or concerns please contact a librarian @ 305-237-1142 or 305-237-1183.


Bullying is a persistent pattern of threatening, harassing, or aggressive behavior directed toward another person or persons who are perceived as smaller, weaker, or less powerful. Although often thought of as a childhood phenomenon, bullying can occur wherever people interact, most often observable in the workplace and in the home in adults. Read More.

Racial Profiling Generates Controversy

Racial profiling” is a law enforcement term. It refers to the practice of the government enforcing the law more strictly or more often for certain racial groups. Profiling in general is considered to be necessary for effective law enforcement.  Read More.

Death Penalty

Fewer and fewer crimes are punishable by death even in countries where execution is legal, and crimes that are widely considered to be extremely serious, such as murder, often lead to prison sentences rather than capital punishment. In 1991, offenses under the laws of over ninety countries carried a penalty of death.  Read More.

Gun Control

"Gun control" is a constitutional issue because of the SECOND AMENDMENT : "A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed." Does this rather oddly phrased language place genuine constraints on the ability of government to regulate firearms?  Read More.

Illegal Immigrants

For decades, illegal immigration has been a contentious issue in America’s culture wars. Despite passage of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, designed to rid the U.S. labor market of undocumented workers, there were an estimated 11–12 million illegal immigrants living in the United States in 2006. Americans have remained divided over how to address this problem. Read More.

Climate Change

The average temperature of Earth is increasing, driven primarily by human activities. The question therefore arises as to whether such climate disruption poses a new extinction threat.  Read More.


Terrorism is the preplanned use of force or violence against innocent civilians to make a statement about a cause and influence an audience. Terrorist action is staged for maximum surprise, shock, and destruction. Its goal is to so terrorize or alarm individuals, groups, or governments that they give into the demands of the terroristsRead More.

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