by David M. Haugen


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ISBN-13: 9780737743753
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date: 04/03/2009
Series: Opposing Viewpoints Series
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 15 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Why Consider Opposing Viewpoints? 11

Introduction 14

Chapter 1 What Is the Impact of Offshore Outsourcing on Americans? Chapter Preface 20

1 Offshore Outsourcing Will Cost Americans Jobs Steven Greenhouse 22

2 Offshore Outsourcing Will Not Cost Americans Jobs Brink Lindsey 32

3 Offshore Outsourcing Has Many Economic Benefits Daniel T. Grisworld Dale D. Buss 43

4 The Economic Benefits of Outsourcing Have Been Exaggerated L. Josh Bivens 54

5 History Confirms That Outsourcing Fears Are Exaggerated Milton Ezrati 63

6 The Problems of Outsourcing Are Unprecedented Alan S. Blinder 71

Periodical Bibliography 78

Chapter 2 What Is the Impact of Outsourcing on National Security? Chapter Preface 80

1 Outsourcing Military Duties to Private Contractors Is Problematic Peter W. Singer 82

2 Outsourcing Military Duties to Private Contractors Is Useful

Part I Doug Brooks

Part II Matan Chorev 95

3 Outsourcing Intelligence Jobs to the Private Sector Does Not Benefit the Public Tim Shorrock 102

4 Outsourcing Intelligence Jobs to the Private Sector Would Benefit the Public Michael Rubin 113

5 Outsourcing U.S. Port Operation Is a National Security Risk Michael E. O'Hanlon 123

6 Outsourcing U.S. Port Operation Is Not a National Security Risk James K. Glassman 129

7 Outsourcing Passport Production Is a Risk to National Security Bill Gertz 138

Periodical Bibliography 147

Chapter 3 How Should the Government Regulate Outsourcing? Chapter Preface 149

1 Guest Worker Visa Programs Should Be Limited Ron Hira 151

2 Guest Worker Visa Programs Should Be Expanded William H. Gates 161

3 The Buy American Act Should Be Strengthened Russ Feingold 169

4 State LegislationRestricting Outsourcing Is Unconstitutional Shannon Klinger M. Lynn Sykes 178

Periodical Bibliography 188

Chapter 4 What Is the Global Impact of Outsourcing? Chapter Preface 190

1 Lack of Infrastructure Is Hampering India's Outsourcing Industry Rebecca Fannin 192

2 India Is Outsourcing Outsourcing Anand Giridharadas 201

3 China Has Become a Scapegoat for American Outsourcing Fears Zachary Karabell 207

4 Logistical Problems and Intellectual Property Theft Increase Costs of Outsourcing to China Alan S. Brown 213

5 Outsourcing Is Transforming Life in the Philippines Audrey Carpio 224

Periodical Bibliography 230

For Further Discussion 231

Organizations to Contact 236

Bibliography of Books 244

Index 249

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