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Issues in Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Class

CQ Researcher

Published October 15th 2009
ISBN : 9781412979672
392 pages
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 About the Book 

The Obama Presidency: Can Barack Obama deliver the change he promises? Middle-Class Squeeze: Is more government aid needed? Gay Marriage Showdowns: Will voters bar marriage for same-sex couples?These are just a few of the provocative questions contested in Issues in Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Class. This engaging reader allows students to see an issue from all sides and to think critically about topics that matter to them. Classroom discussion will never be dull again!About CQ Researcher ReadersIn the tradition of nonpartisanship and current analysis that is the hallmark of Congressional Quarterly, CQ Researcher titles investigate important and controversial policy issues. Offer your students the balanced reporting, complete overviews and engaging writing that CQ Researcher has consistently provided for more than 80 years. Each article gives substantial background as well as current analysis of the issue as well as useful pedagogical features to inspire critical thinking and to help students grasp and review key material: A Pro/Con box that examines two competing sides of a single questionA detailed chronology of key dates and events An annotated bibliography and Web resourcesOutlook sections that address possible regulation and initiatives from Capitol Hill and the White House over the next 5 to 10 years Photos, charts, graphs, and maps