by Anne Cunningham


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ISBN-13: 9781534500310
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date: 01/28/2017
Series: Opposing Viewpoints Series
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

The Importance of Opposing Viewpoints 10

Introduction 13

Chapter 1 Should Countries with Legacies of Civil Rights Injustices Compensate the Descendants of Those They Have Violated?

Chapter Preface 17

1 Reparations Have No Rational Basis in Present-Day US Society David Horowitz 19

2 Former Colonialist Powers Owe Assistance to Their Former Colonies Tim Lockley 25

3 Victimized States Need Compensation from Those Who Have Reaped the Benefit Henry Theriault 31

4 Immigrants Deserve Reparations and Open Borders Joel Newman 42

5 Indigenous Reconciliation Fosters Healing Sarah Maddison 48

Periodical and Internet Sources Bibliography 53

Chapter 2 Does Implementation of Reparations Achieve a Satisfactory Solution?

Chapter Preface 55

1 Reparations Are Excessively Burdensome and Counterproductive Boundless 57

2 Violent Non-state Entities Should Be Forced to Pay Reparations to Their Victims Luke Moffett 65

3 Apology-based Reparations Signal Empathy Not Responsibility Nellie Green 69

4 Condolence Payments Are Politically Expedient but Imperfect Cora Currier 73

5 Legal Reparations Insufficiently Settle Moral Debts to Neighboring Countries Yuka Fujioka 81

Periodical and Internet Sources Bibliography 96

Chapter 3 What Form Should Reparations Take?

Chapter Preface 98

1 Reparations Would Remedy White Supremacy in America David Schraub 99

2 Reparations Are an Insult to African Americans Stefan Spath 106

3 We Need More Holistic Understanding of Reparations Cecilia Cissell Lucas 115

4 A Correspondence Model of Reparations Does Not Fully Redress Historical Injustice Sara Amighetti Alasia Nuti 126

5 Money Wont Compensate the Theft of Sacred Land Francine Uenuma Mike Fritz 143

Periodical and Internet Sources Bibliography 149

Chapter 4 Should Later Generations Be Blamed for Injustices of the Distant Past?

Chapter Preface 151

1 Acknowledge the Past to Build a Better Future Barack Obama 153

2 Truth Commissions Force a Reckoning with the Past Ken Butigan 168

3 Forgetting Is Not the Same as Forgiving Glenn Bracey 174

4 We Did Not Commit the Wrongs that Haunt Native Americans Today Kevin Cover 179

5 We Are All Responsible for the Past Ken Taylor 184

Periodical and Internet Sources Bibliography 189

"For Further Discussion 190

Organizations to Contact 192

Bibliography of Books 196

Index 198

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