Taking Sides : Clashing Views on Economic Issues

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  • Edition: 13th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/27/2007
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Dushkin
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This Thirteenth Edition of TAKING SIDES: CLASHING VIEWS ON ECONOMIC ISSUES presents current controversial issues in a debate-style format designed to stimulate student interest and develop critical thinking skills. Each issue is thoughtfully framed with an issue summary, an issue introduction, and a postscript. An instructor's manual with testing material is available for each volume. USING TAKING SIDES IN THE CLASSROOM is also an excellent instructor resource with practical suggestions on incorporating this effective approach in the classroom. Each TAKING SIDES reader features an annotated listing of selected World Wide Web sites and is supported by our student website, www.mhcls.com/online.

Table of Contents

Microeconomic Issues
Are Profits the Only Business of Business? YES: 2047 Milton Friedman, from ""The Social Responsibility of Business Is to Increase Its Profits,"" The New York Times Magazine (September 13, 1970) NO: 24156 Robert Almeder, from ""Morality in the Marketplace Reflections on the Friedman Doctrine,"" in Milton Snoeyenbos, Robert Almeder, and James Humber, eds., Business Ethics , rev. ed. (Prometheus Press, 1998) Free-market economist and Nobel Lauerate Milton Friedman contends
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