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Taking Sides : Clashing Views on Latin American Issues (07 Edition)

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Taking Sides Takes on a Wide Range of Issues

The 2006 Taking Sides Student Collection brings together the arguments of leading social and behavioral scientists, educators, and contemporary commentators, forming 18 to 20 debates, or issues, that present the pros and cons of current controversies in an area of study. The ideal collection for libraries serving undergraduate college students, this set features the following titles:

Taking Sides: African Issues, 2/E         

Taking Sides: Abnormal Psychology, 4/E         

Taking Sides: Crime and Criminology, 7/E        

Taking Sides: Environmental Issues, 12/E         

Taking Sides: Social Issues, 14/E         

Taking Sides: Educational Psychology, 4/E       

Taking Sides: Gender   

Taking Sides: Latin American Issues     

Taking Sides: Lifespan Development    

Taking Sides: Mass Media and Society, 9/E     

Taking Sides: Educational Issues          

Taking Sides: World Politics, 12/E       

Taking Sides: Social Psychology, 2/E   

Taking Sides: World History VI, 3/E    

Taking Sides: World History V2, 2/E

Index on CD-ROM     

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TAKING SIDES: CLASHING VIEWS ON LATIN AMERICAN ISSUES presents current controversial issues in a debate-style format designed to stimulate student interest and develop critical thinking skills. Each issue is thoughtfully framed with an issue summary, an issue introduction, and a postscript. An instructors manual with testing material is available for each volume. USING TAKING SIDES IN THE CLASSROOM is also an excellent instructor resource with practical suggestions on incorporating this effective approach in the classroom. Each TAKING SIDES reader features an annotated listing of selected World Wide Web sites and is supported by our student website, www.mhcls.com/online.

Table of Contents

PART 1. Introduction, History, and Politics

ISSUE 1. Is Latin America Making Progress Toward Integration?

YES: Bernie Dwyer, from “The Hopeful Signs Across Latin America,” (March 7, 2006)

NO: Carlos Malamud, from “The Obstacles to Regional Integration in Latin America,” (January 12, 2005)

ISSUE 2. Is Democracy Threatened by Social Unrest and the Rise of Latin America’s Left?

YES: Carlos Alberto Montaner, from “Latin America: Fragmentation and Forecasts,” The Heritage Foundation (June 2, 2005)

NO: Benjamin Dangl, from “Latin America’s Leftist Shift: Hopes and Challenges,” Presentation to The Winds of Change in the Americas Conference (March 5, 2006)

ISSUE 3. Is Latin America Starting to Embrace Cuba’s Humanitarian Aid?

YES: Luis Suárez Salazar, from “Cuba’s Foreign Policy and the Promise of ALBA,” NACLA Report on the Americas (January/February 2006)

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780073515045
Author:
Degrave, Analisa
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies
Author:
Santos-Phillips, Eva
Author:
Contemporary Learning Series (formerly Dushkin)
Author:
DeGrave, Analisa
Author:
DeGrave, Jeff
Author:
Dushkin
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Latin america
Subject:
Latin America - General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Debates and debating
Subject:
Latin America Economic conditions.
Subject:
World History-Latin America
Copyright:
Edition Number:
4
Series:
Taking Sides: Latin American Issues
Publication Date:
September 2006
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
380
Dimensions:
9.16x6.42x.81 in. 1.21 lbs.

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History and Social Science » World History » Latin America
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"Synopsis" by , TAKING SIDES: CLASHING VIEWS ON LATIN AMERICAN ISSUES presents current controversial issues in a debate-style format designed to stimulate student interest and develop critical thinking skills. Each issue is thoughtfully framed with an issue summary, an issue introduction, and a postscript. An instructors manual with testing material is available for each volume. USING TAKING SIDES IN THE CLASSROOM is also an excellent instructor resource with practical suggestions on incorporating this effective approach in the classroom. Each TAKING SIDES reader features an annotated listing of selected World Wide Web sites and is supported by our student website, www.mhcls.com/online.
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