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Title American values / David M. Haugen, Susan Musser, and Michael Chaney, book editors.

Publication Info. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Greenhaven Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, [2014]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Teen Non-Fiction    306.0973 AME 2014    Available
Edition [New edition]
Description 208 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 24 cm.
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Opposing viewpoints series
Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents ch. 1. What values are important to the United States? Religious freedom is necessary for American values to flourish / Jennifer A. Marshall -- Why secularism is good for the US / David Niose -- Capitalism promotes freedom / Robert Ringer -- Capitalism promotes enslavement / Robert J. Dewar -- Democracy is not possible in the United States / Jared Taylor -- ch. 2. Are American values threatened? Big government undermines freedom and prosperity / Steven Greenhut -- Big government protects freedom and prosperity / Drew Westen -- Socialism coincides with American values / Jedediah Purdy -- America on welfare / Dough Bandow -- Welfare does not erode American values / Arloc Sherman, Robert Greenstein, and Kathy Ruffing -- An increase in the number of female breadwinners threatens American traditions / Selwyn Duke -- Women breadwinners: the natural order / The Economist -- ch. 3. Should Americans promote patriotism? Americans should embrace patriotism / Jose Cespedes -- Why I'm not patriotic / Matthew Rothschild -- Patriotism should be promoted in US schools / Ernest Smartt -- Patriotism should not be promoted in US schools / Erik Nielson -- Supporting the troops unites the American public / Ronnie Polaneczky -- Supporting the troops puts the American public at risk / Jacob G. Hornberger -- ch. 4. Can American values bridge cultural divides? Islam is incompatible with American values / Amil Imani -- Anti-Islamic sentiment is incompatible with American values / Matthew Duss -- Illegal immigrants do not embrace American values / Walter Rodgers -- Immigrants embrace American values / Daniel Allott.
Subject Social values -- United States.
United States -- Moral conditions.
Added Author Haugen, David M., 1969- editor.
Musser, Susan, editor.
Chaney, Michael, 1949- editor.
Cover Title American values : opposing viewpoints
ISBN 9780737769456 (hardback)
0737769459 (hardback)
9780737769463 (paperback)
0737769467 (paperback)

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