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ERIC Number: ED408226
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Pages: 540
Abstractor: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0161-6641
Current Issues: Critical Issues Confronting the Nation and the World. 1997 Edition [and] Teacher's Guide.
Close Up Foundation, Arlington, VA.
This student text and teacher's guide feature current events and policy issues that are in discussion today. The books offer background on 20 important domestic and foreign policy issues and present arguments from both sides of key issues. The books are divided into three sections. Section 1, "The Federal Government," contains: (1) "The Clinton Administration"; (2) "The Congress"; and (3) "The Supreme Court." Section 2, "Domestic Policy Issues," includes: (1) "The Budget Deficit"; (2) "Constitutional Rights"; (3) "Crime and Drugs"; (4) "The Economy"; (5) "Education"; (6) "The Environment"; (7) "Health Care"; (8) "Immigration"; (9) "Poverty"; and (10) "Women and Minorities." Section 3, "Foreign Policy Issues," contains: (1) "Defense"; (2) "Democracy and Human Rights"; (3)"International Trade"; (4) "Nuclear Proliferation"; (5) "World Poverty and U.S. Foreign Aid"; (6) "East Asia"; (7) "Europe"; (8) "Latin America"; (9) "The Middle East"; and (10) "Russia." (EH)
Closeup Foundation, 44 Canal Center Plaza, Alexandria, VA phone: 22314, 800-765-3131, ($13.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Close Up Foundation, Arlington, VA.