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For over 25 years, the Greenhaven Press Opposing Viewpoints Series has developed and set the standard for current-issue studies. With more than 90 volumes covering nearly every controversial contemporary topic, Opposing Viewpoints is the leading source for libraries and classrooms in need of current-issue materials. Each title explores a specific issue by placing expert opinions in a unique pro/con format. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find sources and ...

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Overview

For over 25 years, the Greenhaven Press Opposing Viewpoints Series has developed and set the standard for current-issue studies. With more than 90 volumes covering nearly every controversial contemporary topic, Opposing Viewpoints is the leading source for libraries and classrooms in need of current-issue materials. Each title explores a specific issue by placing expert opinions in a unique pro/con format. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find sources and publications. By choosing from such diverse sources and including both popular and unpopular views, the Opposing Viewpoints editorial team has adhered to its commitment to editorial objectivity. Readers are exposed to many sides of a debate, which promotes issue awareness as well as critical thinking. In short, Opposing Viewpoints is the best research and learning tool for exploring the issues that continually shape and define our turbulent and changing world.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780737752120
  • Publisher: Gale Group
  • Publication date: 3/15/2011
  • Series: Opposing Viewpoints Series
  • Pages: 240
  • Age range: 14 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

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Table of Contents

Why Consider Opposing Viewpoints? 11

Introduction 14

Chapter 1 What Domestic Issues Are Affecting Canada?

Chapter Preface 20

1 Canada Has Made Much Environmental Progress Kenneth P. Green Ben Eisen 22

2 Canada's Environmental Policies Have Led to Worldwide Criticism Jonathon Gatehouse 31

3 Canada's Economy Has Not Been Hard-Hit by the Global Economic Recession Keith B. Richburg 42

4 Canada's Economy Is Suffering from the Global Economic Recession Roger Annis 46

5 Canada's Health Care Is a Good System Holly Dressel 55

6 Canada's Health Care Is Not a Good System Doug Wilson 63

7 Quebec Separatism Is a Dead Issue Conrad Black 67

8 Quebec Separatism Is Still a Viable Issue: CK 74

Periodical and Internet Sources Bibliography 82

Chapter 2 What Are the Major Foreign Policy Issues in Canada?

Chapter Preface 84

1 Canadian Military Efforts in Afghanistan Are Laudable Tim Fernholz 86

2 Canada Should Pull Its Troops Out of Afghanistan David Orchard 92

3 Canada Has Sovereignty over the Arctic Straits Stephen Harper 97

4 Canadian Sovereignty in the Arctic Straits is Disputed Mike Blanchfield Randy Boswell 104

5 Canada Should Not Slash Foreign Aid Gerry Barr 109

6 Canada Should Focus Less On amount Of Aid and More On using It Efficiently Beverey J. Oda 113

Periodical and Internet Sources bibliography 125

Chapter 3 What Challenges to Freedom of Expression Does Canada Face?

Chapter Preface 127

1 Canada's Human Rights Commissions Infringe on Free Speech Ezra Levant 129

2 Canada's Human Rights Commissions Are Vital to Protecting Free Speech Jennifer Lynch 141

3 Canada's Human Rights Commissions Must Be Reformed Aaron Goldstein 146

4 Canada Should Maintain Fair Cultural Nationalist Policies P.J. Worsfold 153

5 Quebec Should Not Ban the Niqab Thea Lim 166

Periodical and Internet sources bibliography 173

Chapter 4 What issues are Impacting Canada-US relations?

Chapter Preface 175

1 Canada and The United States Still Have a "Special Relationship": U S Department of State 177

2 The Canada-US Relationship Has Changed Brian Bow 184

3 Canada should Intervene the Omar Kadr Case Dahlia Lithwick 189

4 Canada is not Going Interfere in the Omar Khadr Case Sheldon Alberts Steven Edwards 197

5 Canada's Security Policies Are Too Lax Paul Rosenzwig 202

6 America's Security Policies Are Too Stringent Luiza Ch. Savage John Geddes 212

7 Canada Should Protect Its Water from the United States Tony Clarke 223

8 Canada Should Share Its Water with the United States Chris Wood 234

Periodical and Internet Sources Bibliography 243

For Further Discussion 244

Organizations to Contact 247

Bibliography of Books 254

Index 258

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