9781604267297

Issues for Debate in American Public Policy: Selections from the CQ Researcher

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  • ISBN13:

    9781604267297

  • ISBN10:

    1604267291

  • Edition: 11th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/15/2010
  • Publisher: Cq Pr
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Can the U.S. afford universal health-care coverage? Should the EPA continue implementing strict caps on carbon emissions? The new edition of Issues for Debate promises up-to-date coverage of sixteen important policy controversies and concerns, from managing the economic crisis at home, to the president&BAD:rs"s human rights agenda abroad. CQ Researcher readings provide a window into how policy is actually made and implemented and incorporate voices from key players in the policy process, from lobbyists and business leaders to those working in nonprofits and government agencies. Extensively researched, each issue includes current analysis as well as substantial background information,presenting all sides of an issue and laying the groundwork for lively classroom debate. Advancing critical thinking, each report includes the following useful features: &BAD:bull; pro/con box that examines two competing sides of a single question; &BAD:bull; detailed chronology; &BAD:bull; annotated bibliography and web resources, and &BAD:bull; photos, charts, graphs, and maps.

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