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  • ISBN-13: 9780205149032
  • Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 12/15/1993
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 550
  • Product dimensions: 6.06 (w) x 9.01 (h) x 0.82 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword by Michael Kinsley.

Preface.

Preliminary 1: Left-Right: Thinking About Contemporary Political Dialogue.

Preliminary 2: Outside-Inside: Writing About Public Issues.

Round 1: Women at the Front.
In the Crossfire: Wilma Vaught (Brigadier General, U.S. Air Force, Retired) and Phyllis Schlafly (Conservative activist and founder of the Eagle Forum),
Anna Quindlen. ``Women in Combat''
David Hackworth. ``War and the Second Sex''
Kate Muir. ``In the Combat Zone''

Round 2: Bad Rap.
In the Crossfire: Jack Thompson (Attorney, Anti-Porn Activist), Bruce Rogow (Attorney for 2 Live Crew), and Jello Biafra (Rock musician).
Donna A. Demac. ``The Guardian of Decency: An Overview''
Dave Berkman. ``If I Don't Like It, You Can't See It''
George F. Will. ``America's Slide into the Sewer''
Henry Louis Gateo, Jr.. ``2 Live Crew, Decoded''

Round 3: Date or Rape?
In the Crossfire: Denise Snyder (D.C. Rape Crisis Center) and Danny Davis (Criminal Defense Lawyer)
Charles W. Dean and Mary deBruyn-Kops. ``Rape: An Historical Overview''
American Enterprise. ``What's OK on a Date''
Kathy Dobie. ``Between Seduction and Rape''
Michelle Collison. ```A Sure-Fire Winner Is to Tell Her You Love Her; Women Fall for It All the Time': Men Talk Frankly with Counselor to Assess Harassment andAcquaintance Rape''
Sally K. Ward, Kathy Chapman, Ellen Cohn, Susan White, and Kirk Williams. ``Acquaintance Rape and the College Social Scene: Policy Implications''
Murray Rothbard. ``Date Rape''

Round 4: The Final Prescription: Suicide.
In the Crossfire: Derek Humphrey (National Hemlock Society) and Eric Chevlen (International Anti-Euthanasia Task Force)
Charles 0. Jackson. ``Death in Twentieth-Century America''
New Republic editorial. ``Feeling No Pain''
Anthony B. Robinson. ``Death with Dignity in Washington State''
Richard Selzer. ``A Question of Mercy''
Timothy E. Quill. ``My Patients' Suicide''
New England Journal of Medicine, 7 March 1991. Reprinted in Harper's Magazine, May 1991 282.1692: pp. 32-34

Round 5: Condom Sense?
In the Crossfire: Gary Bauer (Family Research Council) and Debra Haffner (Sex Information/Education Council)
Harvey V. Fineberg. ``The Social Dimensions of AIDS''
Barbara Kantrowitz and Others. ``Teenagers and AIDS''
Robert Noble. ``There Is No Safe Sex''
Dianne Kerr. ``Condom Vending Machines in Canada's Secondary Schools''

???Round 4: Prime Time Dead.
In the Crossfire: Randall Dale Adams (Former Death Row Inmate); Michael Kroll (Death Penalty Information Center); Curtis Sliwa (Guardian Angels); Phyllis Gallos (Citizens for Law and Order)
William J. Bowers. ``Capital Punishment in Perspective''
Andrew Radolf. ``Executions and Journalists''
Charles Colson. ``Prime-time Executions''
Robert Johnson. ```This Man Has Expired': Witness to an Execution''

Round 6: Prime Time Dead.
In the Crossfire: Randall Dale Adams (Former Death Row Inmate); Michael Kroll (Death Penalty Information Center); Curtis Sliwa (Guardian Angels); Phyllis Gallos (Citizens for Law and Order)
William J. Bowers. ``Capital Punishment in Perspective''
Andrew Radolf. ``Executions and Journalists''
Charles Colson. ``Prime-time Executions''
Robert Johnson. ```This Man Has Expired': Witness to an Execution''

Round 7: Coming to America?
In the Crossfire: Lionel Rosenblatt (Refugees International) and Pat Buchanan (Conservative activist)
Elizabeth Hull. ``Without Justice for All: An Historical Overview of American Immigration Policy to 1965''
National Review Editorial. ``The Haitian Problem''
Lawrence Auster. ``The Forbidden Topic''
Anna Husarska. ``Backers''
Stephen Budisnsky. ``1620 to 1992: Long Ago but Not So Far Away''

Round 8: On the Chopping Block: The Atlanta Braves Chop.
In the Crossfire: William Means (American Indian Movement) and Neal Boortz (WGST Radio, Atlanta)
Jerry Mander. ``What You Don't Know about Indians'' (from In the Absence of the Sacred. 1. Sierra Club Books. (c) 1991 by Jerry Mander); rpt in Nov/Dec 1991, Utne Reader
Lewis Grizzard. ``Insensitive Tomahawkers Risk a Pop in the Chops''
Tim Giago. ``I Hope the Redskins Lose''
Rick Reilly. ``Let's Bust Those Chops``

Round 9: At Face Value: The Beauty Myth.
In the Crossfire: Naomi Wolf (author of The Beauty Myth) and Rebecca Hagelin (Conservative Activist)
Gayle Greene. ``The Empire Strikes Back''
Mary G. Gotschall. ``Poisoned Apple''
Margo Kaufman. ``The Perfect Woman''
Marcelle Clements. ``The Mirror Cracked''
Jean Seligman with Elizabeth Leonard, Patricia King, and Mary Hager, ``Let Them Eat Cake''

Round 10: Blowing Smoke: Exporting Cigarettes.
In the Crossfire: Owen Smith (Attorney, Philip Morris International) and Richard Durbin (Representative (D), Illinois, Task Force on Tobacco and Health)
A. Lee Fritschler. ``Warning Labels on Cigarettes: An Historical Overview''
Alexander Cockburn. ``Getting Opium to the Masses''
Howard H. Bell. ``The Global Threat to Advertising Freedom''
Robyn Griggs. ``To Russia, with Tar''

Round 11: For Men Only: The Virginia Military Institute
In the Crossfire: Emilie Miller (Virginia State Senator) and Jim Cottrell (VMI Alumni Association)
Daniel Seligman. ``Brother Rat Talks Back''
Mary S. Hartman. ``The Value of Women's Colleges''
John Leo. ``The Smart Case for Women's Schools''
Michele Collison. ``Black Male Schools?''
David B. Tyack. ``Learning Together: An Overview''

Round 12: The Color of Money: Race-Based Scholarships.
In the Crossfire: Jannell Byrd (NAACP Legal Defense Fund) and Walter Williams (Economist)
Martin Kramer. ``Money and Race Relations''
Michael Kinsley. ``Dollars for Scholars''
William Raspberry. ``Affirmative Action and Fairness``
Roger Williams. ``In Ivory Towers''
Tamar Jacoby. ``Psyched Out''

Round 13: Need More Vacation?
In the Crossfire: John Zalusky (AFL-CIO) and Fred Smith (Competitive Enterprise Institute)
John Robinson. ``Spare Time''
David R Roediger and Philip S. Foner. ``Our Own Time: An Overview''
Juliet Schor. ``Are We Really That Lazy?''
Pete Hamill. ``Death of a Salaryman''
Robert Samuelson. ``Overworked Americans?''

Round 14: Trashing the Environment.
In the Crossfire: Dixy Lee Ray (Former Governor of Washington and coauthor of Trashing the Planet) and Christopher Flavin (Worldwatch Institute)
Thomas R. Dunlap. ``DDT, Science, and Public Policy''
Dixy Lee Ray. ``The Greenhouse Blues: Keeping Cool About Global Warming''
Daniel Botkin and Geoffrey Morris. ``Two Reviews of Trashing the Planet''
Lester R. Brown, Christopher Flavin, and Sondra Postel. ``A Global Plan to Save Our Planet's Environment''
Jonathan Weiner. ``The Question''

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