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We All Live in a Pokémon World…

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Issues Covered
== Issues Covered ==
*'''What Is Pokémon?''' - A brief introduction to Pocket Monsters, focussing on the creatures that inhabit its unique world
*'''Battles Over Pokémon Battles''' - AttacksTargets the first and foremost misconception that compares Pokémon battles to dog/cockfighting. Also explains the differences between good and bad Pokémon trainers and the definition of hunting/poaching versus capturing.
*'''Pokémon and Prejudice''' - Explains how Pokémon rumors are easily passed from critics to parents, and how the dubbing of early Pokémon films was partially responsible.
*'''Pokémon in the Classroom''' - Exposes how Pokémon items were often singled out, with trading cards being banned from schools while other character-based toys were not. Also covers how Pokémon was blamed for students poor grades as well as its triumphant return to schools via Pokémon Learning League.
*'''The Idiot's Guide to Pokémon''' - Informs parents and critics of the importance of researching Pokémon's background before passing judgment, as well as taking the time to understand their children's interest.
*'''Pokémon: The Best Animal Show You're Not Watching''' - Focuses on the bond between humans and Pokémon, as well as an overall respect for nature and living being and similar animal issues illustrated in the Pokémon world, yet never having been acknowledged by animal experts.
*'''There Are No Bad Pokémon''' - Dispels the rumors that some Pokémon are inherently evil and a trainer's role in a Pokémon's behavior.
*'''In Defense of Pokémon''' - Overview of the dangers of prejudicedprejudice against Pokémon and other past controversial trends.
*'''For the Love of Pokémon''' - TheDefines the importance of Pokémon fandom.
*'''Pokémon, American Style''' - Breaks down the edits of the Pokémon dub in comparison to other Japanese anime, while also emphasizing the importance of preserving cultural references as schools demand multicultural education.
*'''Pokémon Ripped From the Headlines''' - Examines the history behind current event-based banned Pokémon episode (including temporary post 9/11 bans), mainly focusing on the accusation (and subsequent ban/editing) naming the Pokémon Jynx as a racist stereotype.
*'''Pokémon Outside the Box''' - A look at the campaign against character-based merchandising, and how it continues to affect current icons as well as being a part of Pokémon's controversial past.
*'''Pokémon, Then and Now''' - Focuses on Pokémon's continuing popularity since the end of the 1999-2000 fad; includes thoughts on the 2006 voice actor changeover.
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