Encyclopedia Of Contemporary American Social Issues, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0313392056
  • ISBN-13: 9780313392054
  • DDC: 306.0973
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 1500 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released March 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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About

Overview

The United States is a vast and complex nation, a place where often-conflicting ideas exist side by side, for better and, sometimes, for worse. The ability to form opinions and make responsible choices on the critical concerns that divide our population today must begin with an unbiased examination and understanding of the facts.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Preface.
1: Advertising and The Invasion of Privacy.
2: Affirmative Action.
3: Bank Bailouts.
4: Conglomeration and Media Monopolies.
5: Consumer Credit and Household Debt.
6: Corporate Governance.
7: Corporate Tax Shelters.
8: Debt, Deficits, and the Economy.
9: Dumping of Imports.
10: Election Campaign Finance.
11: Executive Pay.
12: Financial Regulation.
13: Foreign Direct Investment.
14: Free Trade.
15: Glass Ceiling.
16: Globalization.
17: Government Subsidies.
18: Health Care.
19: Immigrant Workers.
20: Income Tax, Personal.
21: Intellectual Property Rights.
22: Interest Groups And Lobbying.
23: Labor, Organized.
24: Marketing of Alcohol and Tobacco.
25: Marketing to Children.
26: Marketing to Women and Girls.
27: Minimum Wage.
28: Oil Economics and Business.
29: Outsourcing and Offshoring.
30: Pensions.
31: Poverty and Race.
32: Prescription Drug Costs.
33: Sex and Advertising.
34: Social Security.
35: Supply Chain Security and Terrorism.
36: Sustainability.
37: Trade Deficits (And Surpluses).
38: Unemployment.
39: War and the Economy.
Bibliography.
About the Editor and Contributors.