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Social Justice

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ISBN-10: 0737747846

ISBN-13: 9780737747843

Edition: 2010

Authors: David M. Haugen, Susan Musser

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This must-have book explores whether or not the United States should do more to reduce economic inequality through wage regulation and tax reform. It examines policies such as affirmative action and reparations for minorities, and obstacles like the gender wage gap and the glass ceiling for women. Readers will also look at global policies that promote social justice, such as foreign aid and use of genetically modified crops to ease world hunger. Essay sources include Binoy Barman, Chuck Norris, Ashley English, Holly Sklar, and Ari Melber.
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Book details

List price: $33.80
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing LLC
Publication date: 4/9/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 232
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Why Consider Opposing Viewpoints?
Introduction
Should America Do More to Reduce Economic Inequality?
Chapter Preface
Workers Must Fight to Close the Income Gap
The Income Gap Is Exaggerated
America Needs the Fair Tax System
The Fair Tax System Is Unfair
Raising the Minimum Wage Will Help the Poor
Raising the Minimum Wage Will Not Help the Poor
Periodical Bibliography
What Policies Would Promote Social Justice for Minorities?
Chapter Preface
Affirmative Action Programs Promote Equal Opportunity
Affirmative Action Programs Do Not Promote Equal Opportunity
Gay Marriage Promotes Equality
Gay Marriage Harms Society
Slavery Reparations Would Promote Social Justice for African Americans
Restitution and Reparations Would Promote Social Justice for Native Americans
African Americans and Native Americans Do Not Deserve Reparations
Periodical Bibliography
What Policies Would Promote Social Justice for Women?
Chapter Preface
The Gender Wage Gap Needs to Be Remedied
The Gender Wage Gap Is a Myth
The Glass Ceiling in Politics Needs to Be Shattered
The Glass Ceiling in Politics Has Been Shattered
Periodical Bibliography
What Global Policies Promote Social Justice?
Chapter Preface
Globalization Is Increasing Social Justice
Globalization Is Not Increasing Social Justice
Foreign Aid Benefits Developing Nations
Foreign Aid Harms Developing Nations
Genetically Modified Crops Can Help Ease World Hunger
Genetically Modified Food Will Not Ease World Hunger
Periodical Bibliography
For Further Discussion
Organizations to Contact
Bibliography of Books
Index