Progressivism: opposing viewpoints at the commencement of the twentieth century, a period referred to as progressivism swept through america precisely, this era in american history began soon after the spanish-american war and lasted until the beginning of world war i. Like anything involving education policy, though, the lived reality in schools is extremely different when it comes to common core here in a nutshell is why progressive teachers, parents, activists and students are fighting to opt out of common core and the testing regime that comes with it. Opposing viewpoint 3 abstract of source: this source discusses the emphasis sustainable development puts on economic growth as a measure of its progress it prioritizes the wealth of business over environmental protection. Includes bibliographical references and indexes v 1 from colonial times to reconstruction colonial america, 1607-1750 origins of english settlement european colonists and native americans puritans and the question of religious tolerance labor and land in colonial america -- forging a new nation, 1750-1803. Ct viewpoints will entertain first-person position statements of candidates for elected office that focus on policy ideas and principles, but will not publish third-party endorsements for candidacies or direct appeals for support.
Welcome to the opposing viewpoints subject guide each volume in the opposing viewpoints series addresses a controversial social or political issue from opposing viewpoints the goal of this series is to promote a thorough understanding of an issue by exposing the reader to strong arguments, pro and con. Prisons: two opposing views strangely, the new york times and california's inland valley daily bulletin both carried commentaries on august 20th regarding our prison system and the wisdom of. Opposing viewpoints in context supports virtually any curricular need, forming the premier online resource covering today's social issues this cross-curricular research database supports science, social studies, current events, and language arts classes.
Morgan ashenfelter is an intern at the nation magazine and a freelance writer she has written for philadelphia magazine and philadelphianeighborhoodscom. Culture wars: opposing viewpoints (opposing viewpoints) by greenhaven press available in trade paperback on powellscom, also read synopsis and reviews this anthology, which replaces greenhaven's 1998 edition, spotlights current debates on american. Opposing same sex marriage this paper explores published articles that report on results from research conducted online considering the same sex marriage the articles, however, vary in their definitions and represent different views on the issue. More peculiarly his own is hegel's great doctrine the of contradiction, whereby opposing views of truth rank as stages in one progressive definition he did good service, however, in opposing the extension of slavery.
Reading opposing views will educate you, but you should browse some of the books in your library for more depth gun control is a euphemism for gun prohibition an aristocratic ruling class will always try to disarm the common people in order to oppress them (see aristotle's politics. Opposing views by university of washington, library research paper topics by rio hondo community college (ca) research topic ideas by university of michigan, flint. Save opposing viewpoints is a series of books on current issues which seeks to explore the varying opinions in a balanced pros/cons debate the series attempts to encourage critical thinking and issue awareness by providing opposing views on contentious issues. An argument must, by definition, take a stance on an issue and provide evidence for a particular conclusion however, writers may neglect the next step, which is just as important: discussing opposing viewpoints and providing counterarguments. Authors in this newly updated anthology debate controversies surrounding the concept of addiction, including what behaviors should be considered addictive, what causes addiction, what treatments are most effective, and whether the government should intervene to reduce the costs associated with addiction.
opposing viewpoints in context - renewable energy opposing viewpoints in context - renewable energy there has been debating among people in the united states on how the best energy supply some people suggests that the united states should in fact decrease its dependency on oil and begin to invest in an alternative energy source like. Opposing viewpoints in context is a rich resource for debaters and includes pro/con viewpoints, reference articles, interactive maps, infographics, and more a category on the national debate topic provides quick and easy access to content on frequently studied and discussed issues. Opposing viewpoints opposing viewpoints resource center is a database covering a variety of social issues, bringing together viewpoint essays, topic overviews, statistics, court cases, newspaper and magazines articles, links to web sites, and more. Progressivism is the support for or advocacy of improvement of society by reform it is today largely synonymous with left-of-centre political ideology as a philosophy , it is based on the idea of progress , which asserts that advancements in science , technology , economic development and social organization are vital to the improvement of. Gardner had also validated progressive education's focus on the learner, rather than on the knowledge being imparted, a principle which had already attained the status of orthodoxy in education schools and among many teachers.
Opposing viewpoints is a series of books on current issues which seeks to explore the varying opinions in a balanced pros/cons debate the series attempts to encourage critical thinking and issue awareness by providing opposing views on contentious issues. Opposing viewpoints of capital punishment - death penalty is a deterrent, by george e pataki and the death penalty should not be abolished, by david b muhlhausen are two articles that support capital punishment as a deterrent of crime. Common knowledge series introducing issues with opposing viewpoints environmentalism and the future of progressive politics by like many concepts in the book.
This is the sixth video in a series of nine with professor brian domitrovic, which aim to be a resource for students studying for us history exams, and to provide a survey of different (and sometimes opposing) viewpoints on key episodes in us economic history. Contents why consider opposing viewpoints 11 introduction 14 chapter 1: what should the relationship be between church and state in the us chapter preface 19 1. It is definitely diverse enough to maintain political openness and from what i've seen, doesn't offer any hostility to any opposing viewpoints one of quora's best attributes is it's self-regulation 90 percent of the criticism offered is constructive.