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Good Intentions: Nine Hot-Button Social Issues Viewed Through the Eyes of Faith

by Charles M. North, Bob Smietana
     
 

ISBN-10: 0802434622

ISBN-13: 9780802434623

Pub. Date: 01/01/2008

Publisher: Moody Publishers

We often struggle to answer the question: What is the right thing to do here?

Good Intentions suggests that it is possible to do good in economic matters if we begin with the right assumptions (and begins to ask the right questions):

  •  Is greed ever good?
  •  How can we give poor kids a million bucks?
  •  How did Ben and

Overview

We often struggle to answer the question: What is the right thing to do here?

Good Intentions suggests that it is possible to do good in economic matters if we begin with the right assumptions (and begins to ask the right questions):

  •  Is greed ever good?
  •  How can we give poor kids a million bucks?
  •  How did Ben and Jerry get so rich?
  •  Is capitalism ruining the environment?
  •  Do immigrants take American jobs?

Our actions can produce outcomes that reflect what we value.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802434623
Publisher:
Moody Publishers
Publication date:
01/01/2008
Pages:
214
Product dimensions:
8.44(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.55(d)

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Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  1. Is the Road to Economic Hell Paved with Good Intentions?  / 9

  2. Is Greed Ever Good?  / 27

  3. How Can We Give Poor Kids a Million Bucks?  / 45

  4. Must the Poor Always Be with Us?  / 65

  5. Is Bono Right?  / 81

  6. Is Wal-Mart Evil?  / 101

  7. How Did Ben and Jerry Get So Rich?  / 121

  8. Does Globalization Exploit the Poor?  / 133

  9. Are Immigrants Taking All of Our Jobs?  / 151

10. Is Capitalism Ruining the Environment?  / 165

11. Why Are Gas Prices So High ?  / 183

12. Is Massachusetts a Family-Friendly State?  / 193

      Epilogue: The Parable of the Good Economist  / 207
      Acknowledgments  / 213

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