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The Resource America's children : opposing viewpoints, Carol Wekesser, book editor

America's children : opposing viewpoints, Carol Wekesser, book editor

Label
America's children : opposing viewpoints
Title
America's children
Title remainder
opposing viewpoints
Statement of responsibility
Carol Wekesser, book editor
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Experts debate what school policies would help children, how to protect children from abuse, the effects of working parents on children, and if children are disproportionately poor in the United States. Includes critical thinking skills activities
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV741
LC item number
.A733 1991
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Wekesser, Carol
Series statement
Opposing viewpoints series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Child welfare
  • Children
  • Education
  • Child welfare
  • Children
  • Education
Target audience
juvenile
Label
America's children : opposing viewpoints, Carol Wekesser, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Increased spending on education would help children / Ann Reilly Dowd -- Increased spending on education would not help children / John Hood -- Allowing parents to choose among schools would help children / Laura F. Cavazos -- Allowing parents to choose among schools may not help children / Paul Glastris & Thomas Toch -- Moral education would help children / The Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development Panel on Moral Education -- Moral education would not help children / Phyllis Schlafly -- Corporal punishment in schools would help children / Lawrence Wade -- Corporal punishment in schools would not help children / Bob Keeshan -- Imprisoning abusers can protect children from sexual abuse / Andrew Vachss -- Imprisoning abusers cannot protect children from sexual abuse / Danya Glaser & J.R. Spencer -- School prevention programs can protect children from sexual abuse / Deborah Daro -- School prevention programs cannot protect children from sexual abuse / W. Allan Garneau -- Foster care can protect children from physical abuse / Barbara Kantrowitz with Patricia King -- Foster care cannot protect children from physical abuse / Michael B. Mushlin -- Intervention by strangers can protect children from physical abuse / Joanna Simms -- Creating a less violent society can protect children from physical abuse / James Garbarino -- Increased government spending would help poor children / Ford Foundation Project on Social Welfare and the American Future -- Increased government spending would not help poor children / Richard Vedder & Lowell Gallaway -- Expanding Head Start programs would help poor children / Liza Mundy -- Expanding Head Start programs would not help poor children / Kate Walsh O'Beirne -- Reducing teen pregnancy would decrease childhood poverty / Marian Wright Edelman -- Reducing teen pregnancy would not decrease childhood poverty / Charlotte Low Allen -- Increasing the availability of prenantal care can improve children's health / Harmeet Dhillon Singh -- Increasing the availability of prenatal care alone cannot improve children's health / Ann Hulbert -- Imprisoning pregnant addicts can improve children's health / Suzanne Fields -- Imprisoning pregnant addicts cannot improve children's health / Douglas J. Besharov -- Devoting more resources to fighting AIDS can improve children's health / Alexandra Greeley -- Reducing illegitimate births can improve children's health / Nicholas Eberstadt -- A national child health-care policy can improve children's health / Birt Harvey -- The rise of women in the work force has harmed children / Phyllis Schlafly -- The rise of women in the work force has not harmed children / Cynthia Fuchs Epstein -- Day care harms children / Karl Zinsmeister -- Day care does not harm children / Tamar Lewin -- Single-parent households can benefit children / Sheila Weller -- Single-parent households harm children / Bryce Christensen
  • What education policies would help children? -- How can children be protected from abuse? -- What government policies would help America's poor children? -- How can the health of America's children be improved? -- Are working parents harming America's children?
Control code
22859836
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
263 pages
Isbn
9780899084619
Isbn Type
(paper)
Lccn
90024085
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
America's children : opposing viewpoints, Carol Wekesser, book editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Increased spending on education would help children / Ann Reilly Dowd -- Increased spending on education would not help children / John Hood -- Allowing parents to choose among schools would help children / Laura F. Cavazos -- Allowing parents to choose among schools may not help children / Paul Glastris & Thomas Toch -- Moral education would help children / The Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development Panel on Moral Education -- Moral education would not help children / Phyllis Schlafly -- Corporal punishment in schools would help children / Lawrence Wade -- Corporal punishment in schools would not help children / Bob Keeshan -- Imprisoning abusers can protect children from sexual abuse / Andrew Vachss -- Imprisoning abusers cannot protect children from sexual abuse / Danya Glaser & J.R. Spencer -- School prevention programs can protect children from sexual abuse / Deborah Daro -- School prevention programs cannot protect children from sexual abuse / W. Allan Garneau -- Foster care can protect children from physical abuse / Barbara Kantrowitz with Patricia King -- Foster care cannot protect children from physical abuse / Michael B. Mushlin -- Intervention by strangers can protect children from physical abuse / Joanna Simms -- Creating a less violent society can protect children from physical abuse / James Garbarino -- Increased government spending would help poor children / Ford Foundation Project on Social Welfare and the American Future -- Increased government spending would not help poor children / Richard Vedder & Lowell Gallaway -- Expanding Head Start programs would help poor children / Liza Mundy -- Expanding Head Start programs would not help poor children / Kate Walsh O'Beirne -- Reducing teen pregnancy would decrease childhood poverty / Marian Wright Edelman -- Reducing teen pregnancy would not decrease childhood poverty / Charlotte Low Allen -- Increasing the availability of prenantal care can improve children's health / Harmeet Dhillon Singh -- Increasing the availability of prenatal care alone cannot improve children's health / Ann Hulbert -- Imprisoning pregnant addicts can improve children's health / Suzanne Fields -- Imprisoning pregnant addicts cannot improve children's health / Douglas J. Besharov -- Devoting more resources to fighting AIDS can improve children's health / Alexandra Greeley -- Reducing illegitimate births can improve children's health / Nicholas Eberstadt -- A national child health-care policy can improve children's health / Birt Harvey -- The rise of women in the work force has harmed children / Phyllis Schlafly -- The rise of women in the work force has not harmed children / Cynthia Fuchs Epstein -- Day care harms children / Karl Zinsmeister -- Day care does not harm children / Tamar Lewin -- Single-parent households can benefit children / Sheila Weller -- Single-parent households harm children / Bryce Christensen
  • What education policies would help children? -- How can children be protected from abuse? -- What government policies would help America's poor children? -- How can the health of America's children be improved? -- Are working parents harming America's children?
Control code
22859836
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
263 pages
Isbn
9780899084619
Isbn Type
(paper)
Lccn
90024085
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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