Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Economic Issues : Clashing Views on Economic Issues

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  • Edition: 14th
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  • Copyright: 2009-04-20
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Dushkin
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TAKING SIDES: WORLD POLITICS, 14/e 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´┐Żs 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 a book website. Visitwww.mhcls.com..

Table of Contents

Microeconomic Issues
Are Profits the Only Business of Business?
Are CEOs Paid What They Are Worth?
Is OSHA Working Effectively to Protect the Safety of Construction Workers?
Is the New Medicare Part D Drug Benefit Good Health Care Policy?
Are Health Savings Accounts Working Effectively?
Is It Time to Reform Medical Malpractice Litigation?
Macroeconomic Issues
Is Wal-Mart Good for the Economy?
Should Social Security Be Changed to Include Personal Retirement Accounts?
Should Unemployment Benefits Be Extended?
Do American Consumers Need a Credit Card Bill of Rights?
Should Minimum Wage and Living Wage Laws Be Eliminated?
Do Unskilled Immigrants Hurt the Economy?
The World Around Us
Is a Fair Trade Policy Superior to a Free Trade Policy?
Is Loan Mitigation the Answer to the Housing Foreclosure Problem?
Will Biofuels Like Ethanol Reduce U.S. Dependence on Foreign Oil?
Are Spending Cuts the Right Way to Balance the Federal Government's Budget?
Has the North American Free Trade Agreement Benefited the Economies of Canada, Mexico, and the United States?
Do the Testing and Accountability Elements of the No Child Left Behind Act Prevent a Proper Cost-Benefit Evaluation?
Is the Inequality in U.S. Income Distribution Surging?
Is the Treasury's $700 Billion Bailout the Solution to the Credit Crisis?
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