- Shopping Bag ( 0 items )
Sharp, Register, and Grimes’ Economics of Social Issues originated the social issues approach to teaching basic economic principles. This edition reflects the important societal trends and public debates current at the time. Currency and relevance are the motivations behind the major changes that previous users will quickly find in this edition. Each chapter presents economic concepts then places them within the context of very current issues facing society.
Economics of Social Issues has garnered a loyal user following for its timely and impartial handling of current social issues that dominate the news. As the major social issues facing our society change, so does this textbook. While the issues are contemporary and the supporting information updated, the authors remain objective.
|1||Human Misery: The Most Important Issue of Them All||2|
|Pt. 1||Resource Allocation||27|
|2||Government Control of Prices: Do the Poor Benefit?||28|
|3||Economics of Higher Education: Who Benefits and Who Pays the Bills?||74|
|4||Energy Problems: Must Simple Things Be Made Complex?||102|
|5||Economics of Crime and Its Prevention: How Much Is Too Much?||132|
|6||Pollution Problems: Must We Foul Our Own Nests?||152|
|7||The Economics of Big Business: Who Does What to Whom?||176|
|8||Airline Regulation and Deregulation: Who Gains from Regulation?||198|
|9||Protectionism versus Free Trade: Can We Restrict Ourselves into Prosperity?||224|
|10||Health Issues: Is It Worth What It Costs?||244|
|Pt. 2||Distribution of Income||277|
|11||Poverty Problems: Is Poverty Necessary?||278|
|12||Discrimination: The High Cost of Prejudice||300|
|13||Unemployment Issues: Why Do We Waste Our Labor Resources?||320|
|14||Inflation: How to Gain and Lose at the Same Time||346|
|Pt. 4||The Public Sector||375|
|15||Government Expenditure and Tax Issues: Who Wins and Who Loses?||376|
|16||The Big National Debt: Is It Bad?||404|
Posted June 25, 2011
No text was provided for this review.