Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Controversial Global Issues / Edition 2

Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Controversial Global Issues / Edition 2

by James E. Harf, Mark Owen Lombardi, Mark Owen Lombardi
     
 

ISBN-10: 0072880775

ISBN-13: 9780072880779

Pub. Date: 06/20/2003

Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Dushkin

The Taking Sides series is a debate-style reader designed to introduce students to current global controversies and world issues. The readings, which represent the arguments of leading political scientists, social commentators, and experts in the field, reflect a variety of viewpoints, and are presented in pro/con format. Dushkin Online is a student Web site designed

Overview

The Taking Sides series is a debate-style reader designed to introduce students to current global controversies and world issues. The readings, which represent the arguments of leading political scientists, social commentators, and experts in the field, reflect a variety of viewpoints, and are presented in pro/con format. Dushkin Online is a student Web site designed to support Taking Sides titles. (www.dushkin.com/online/)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072880779
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill/Dushkin
Publication date:
06/20/2003
Series:
Taking Sides Ser.
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
404
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

PART 1. Global Population GrowthISSUE 1. Is World Population Growth Out of Control? YES: Michael Tobias, from World War III: Population and the Biosphere at the End of the Millennium (Continuum, 1998) NO: Max Singer, from �The Population Surprise,� The Atlantic Monthly (August 1999) ISSUE 2. Should the International Community Attempt to Curb Population Growth in the Developing World? YES: Robert S. McNamara, from �The Population Explosion,� The Futurist (November�December 1992) NO: Julian L. Simon, from The Ultimate Resource 2 (Princeton University Press, 1996) ISSUE 3. Does Population Growth Significantly Harm the Earth's Quality of Life? YES: Don Hinrichsen, from �6,000,000,000 Consumption Machines,� International Wildlife (September/October 1999) NO: N. Gregory Mankiw, from �Be Fruitful and Multiply,� Fortune (September 7, 1998) ISSUE 4. Will Declining Population Growth Rates in the Developed World Lead to Major Problems? (and more...)

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