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Taking sides. Clashing views on controversial political issues

Author: George McKenna; Stanley Feingold
Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : Dushkin Pub. Group, ©1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 6th edView all editions and formats
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Taking sides. Clashing views on controversial political issues.
Guilford, Conn. : Dushkin Pub. Group, ©1989
(OCoLC)749015798
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George McKenna; Stanley Feingold
ISBN: 0879677538 9780879677534
OCLC Number: 18723696
Description: xxi, 370 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Is America ruled by an elite? --
Have American political parties lost their power? --
Do political action committees undermine democracy? --
Do the news media have a liberal bias? --
Should Congress be reformed? --
Should we examine the private lives of presidential candidates? --
Has Congress restricted presidential war powers too much? --
Does the government regulate too much? --
Does the Supreme Court abuse its power? --
Will tougher sentencing reduce crime? --
Is capital punishment justified? --
Is affirmative action reverse discrimination? --
Should workers be paid according to "Comparable worth"? --
Does our welfare system hurt the poor? --
Does government have a right to prohibit homosexual acts? --
Abortion : should public officials protect the "Right to choose"? --
Should we have a "Wall of separation" between church and state? --
Is American intervention in Latin America justified? --
Is the end of the Cold War in sight? --
Is America declining?
Responsibility: edited, selected, and with introductions by George McKenna, Stanley Feingold.

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