Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Controversial Issues in Family and Personal Relationships / Edition 6

Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Controversial Issues in Family and Personal Relationships / Edition 6

by Elizabeth Schroeder
     
 

A compilation of issues debating aspects of marriage, family life and traditional assumptions; challenges to successful relationships; parenthood; and relational conflict and dissolution. Link on to our student Web site for additional study support and links to related sites. (www.dushkin.com/online/) See more details below

Overview

A compilation of issues debating aspects of marriage, family life and traditional assumptions; challenges to successful relationships; parenthood; and relational conflict and dissolution. Link on to our student Web site for additional study support and links to related sites. (www.dushkin.com/online/)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073043982
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
12/28/2004
Series:
Taking Sides Ser.
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

PART 1. Parenting IssuesISSUE 1. Is It Ever Appropriate to Spank a Child? YES: Den A. Trumbull and S. DuBose Ravenel, from "Spare the Rod?" Family Policy NO: Irwin A. Hyman, from The Case Against Spanking: How to Discipline Your Child Without Hitting ISSUE 2. Does the U.S. Need a Parental-Rights Amendment? YES: Greg D. Erken, from "Halt Social Engineering of the Nation's Families", Insight on the News NO: Jack C. Westman, from "License Parents to Ensure Children's Welfare", Insight on the News ISSUE 3. Are Single-Parent Families a Major Cause of Social Dysfunction? YES: Patrick Fagan, from "Broken Families Strongly Correlate With a Range of Social Pathologies", Insight on the News NO: Stephanie Coontz, from "Social Problems Correlate More Closely With Poverty Than Family Background", Insight on the News ISSUE 4. Can We Raise "Gender-Neutral" Children? YES: Sandra Lipsitz Bem, from An Unconventional Family (and more...)

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