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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780737722185
  • Publisher: Cengage Gale
  • Publication date: 8/28/2004
  • Pages: 208
  • Product dimensions: 5.44 (w) x 8.84 (h) x 0.67 (d)

Table of Contents

Why Consider Opposing Viewpoints? 7
Introduction 10
Chapter 1 What Problems Does Africa Face?
Chapter Preface 15
1. Poverty Is a Problem in Africa 16
2. Africa's Economy Is Improving 24
3. Africa Is Not Ready for Democracy 30
4. Democracy in Africa Can Succeed 34
5. Prejudice Against Whites Is a Problem in South Africa 41
6. Prejudice Against Blacks Is a Problem in South Africa 46
Periodical Bibliography 54
Chapter 2 How Can the Spread of AIDS in Africa Be Reduced?
Chapter Preface 56
1. Anti-AIDS Drugs Need to Be More Affordable 58
2. Making Anti-AIDS Drugs More Affordable Could Worsen the Crisis 65
3. Condoms Are the Best Way to Fight AIDS 69
4. Condoms Are Not the Best Way to Fight AIDS 75
5. African Governments Should Take Steps to Combat AIDS 81
6. The International Response to AIDS in Africa Is a Racist Failure 89
7. American Churches Should Take a Larger Role in Reducing the Spread of AIDS in Africa 100
Periodical Bibliography 108
Chapter 3 What Policies Will Best Help Africa?
Chapter Preface 110
1. The Initiatives Being Devised by Africans Will Best Improve Africa 112
2. The Initiatives Being Devised by Africans Are Significantly Flawed 119
3. Free Trade Will Help Africa 129
4. Free Trade Will Not Help Africa 133
5. Genetically Modified Foods Will End Hunger in Africa 138
6. Genetically Modified Foods Are Not the Best Way to Feed the Hungry: Seedling 145
Periodical Bibliography 152
Chapter 4 How Can Africa's Wild Lands Be Preserved?
Chapter Preface 154
1. Permitting Limited Trade in Ivory Will Help Protect Elephants 156
2. Permitting Trade in Ivory Will Harm Elephants 161
3. Tourism Can Help Preserve Africa's Wilderness 165
4. Tourism May Not Help Preserve Africa's Wilderness 173
5. Local Control Will Best Protect Africa's Wilderness 180
6. Controlled Hunting Will Help Preserve Africa's Wildlife 186
7. An Understanding of African Tradition Is Needed to Preserve Africa's Wilderness 190
Periodical Bibliography 195
For Further Discussion 196
Organizations to Contact 198
Bibliography of Books 201
Index 203
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