by Patty Jo Sawvel

Hardcover(Library Binding)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780737738025
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date: 12/07/2007
Series: Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints Series
Pages: 141
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

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Table of Contents

Foreword     7
Introduction     9
Do Americans Live in a Cheating Culture?
Some Schoolteachers Cheat   Steve D. Levitt   Stephen J. Dubner     13
Most Schoolteachers Are Honest   Duncan McInnes     19
Taxpayers Cheat the Government   Saul Shapiro     25
Most Taxpayers Are Honest$dThe Wall Street Journal     30
Businesses Cheat   Kevin Smith     35
Most Businesses Are Honest   Murray Weidenbaum     40
Why Do People Cheat?
Athletes Cheat Beause of Self-Centeredness   Jon Saraceno     47
Athletes Cheat to Level the Playing Field   Jeff Barker     52
Students Cheat Because Teachers Are Unfair   Bill Puka     58
Student Cheating Is the Result of Cultural Norms   Emily Flynn Vencat   Jason Overdorf   Jonathan Adams     63
Relationship Cheating Is Caused by Unclear Boundaries   Peggy Ann Torney     70
Relationship Cheating Is Facilitated by New Technology   Mark de la Vina     75
Corporate Cheating Stems from Greed   Katherine Mangan     80
Corporate Cheating Stems from Misplaced Loyalty   David Callahan     86
What Is the Solution to Cheating?
Spying with New Technology May Curb Infidelity   Andrew G. Marshall     93
Spying with New Technology Is Not an Ethical Solution to Cheating   Camille Calman     98
The Honor Code Is Not a Good Solution to Cheating   Miguel Roig   Amanda Marks     105
The Honor Code Is an Effective Deterrent to Cheating   Shirley T. Fleischmann     112
Facts About Cheating     120
Organizations to Contact     122
For Further Reading     128
Index     133
Picture Credits     141

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