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Taking sides : clashing views on controversial political issues / edited, selected, and with introductions by George McKenna and Stanley Feingold.

Contributor(s): McKenna, George | Feingold, Stanley, 1926-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Guilford, Conn. : Dushkin Pub. Group, c1995Edition: 9th ed.Description: xxiii, 384 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 1561343226; 9781561343225.Subject(s): Social conflict -- United states | Social problems | United States -- Social conditions -- 1980- | United States -- Social policy -- 1980-1993Additional physical formats: Online version:: Taking sides.DDC classification: 303.6/0973
Contents:
Is American government dominated by big business? / Thomas Byrne Edsall, Jeffrey M. Berry -- Do political campaigns inform voters? / Samuel L. Popkin, Gil Troy -- Do political action committees undermine democracy? / Fred Wertheimer, Herbert E. Alexander -- Does the news media have a liberal bias? / H. Joachim Maitre, Martin A. Lee and Norman Solomon -- Should there be term limits for members of Congress? / George Will, Charles R. Kesler -- Do we need a strong presidency? / Terry Eastland, Donald L. Robinson -- Does the government regulate too much? / Robert B. Charles, Susan Tolchin and Martin Tolchin -- Should the federal courts be bound by the "original intent" of the framers? / Robert H. Bork, Leonard W. Levy -- Will mandatory sentencing reduce crime? / James Wootton, Lois G. Forer -- Is capital punishment justified? / Robert W. Lee, Matthew L. Stephens -- Do we need tougher gun control laws? / Carl T. Bogus, Daniel D. Polsby -- Is affirmative action reverse discrimination? / Shelby Steele, Stanley Fish -- Should hate speech be punished? / Charles R. Lawrence III, Nadine Strossen -- Should welfare recipients be put to work? / Mickey Kaus, Richard A. Cloward and Frances Fox Piven -- Do we need national health care insurance? / White House Domestic Policy Council, Irwin M. Stelzer -- Should women have a right to abortion? / Ronald Dworkin, Francis J. Beckwith -- Does the religious right threaten American freedoms? / David Cantor, Dick Armey -- Must America be the world leader? / Richard M. Nixon, Jonathan Clarke -- Should the United States pursue economic competitiveness? / Lester Thurow, Paul Krugman -- Should the United States put more restrictions on immigration? / Daniel James, Stephen Moore -- Is America declining? / Edward N. Luttwak, Robert L. Bartley.
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Book University of Texas At Tyler
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HN59.2 .T35 1994B (Browse shelf) Available 0000001359058

Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

Is American government dominated by big business? / Thomas Byrne Edsall, Jeffrey M. Berry -- Do political campaigns inform voters? / Samuel L. Popkin, Gil Troy -- Do political action committees undermine democracy? / Fred Wertheimer, Herbert E. Alexander -- Does the news media have a liberal bias? / H. Joachim Maitre, Martin A. Lee and Norman Solomon -- Should there be term limits for members of Congress? / George Will, Charles R. Kesler -- Do we need a strong presidency? / Terry Eastland, Donald L. Robinson -- Does the government regulate too much? / Robert B. Charles, Susan Tolchin and Martin Tolchin -- Should the federal courts be bound by the "original intent" of the framers? / Robert H. Bork, Leonard W. Levy -- Will mandatory sentencing reduce crime? / James Wootton, Lois G. Forer -- Is capital punishment justified? / Robert W. Lee, Matthew L. Stephens -- Do we need tougher gun control laws? / Carl T. Bogus, Daniel D. Polsby -- Is affirmative action reverse discrimination? / Shelby Steele, Stanley Fish -- Should hate speech be punished? / Charles R. Lawrence III, Nadine Strossen -- Should welfare recipients be put to work? / Mickey Kaus, Richard A. Cloward and Frances Fox Piven -- Do we need national health care insurance? / White House Domestic Policy Council, Irwin M. Stelzer -- Should women have a right to abortion? / Ronald Dworkin, Francis J. Beckwith -- Does the religious right threaten American freedoms? / David Cantor, Dick Armey -- Must America be the world leader? / Richard M. Nixon, Jonathan Clarke -- Should the United States pursue economic competitiveness? / Lester Thurow, Paul Krugman -- Should the United States put more restrictions on immigration? / Daniel James, Stephen Moore -- Is America declining? / Edward N. Luttwak, Robert L. Bartley.

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