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Shackelford, Jean – Journal of Economic Education, 1991
Reviews 21 one-semester economics textbooks using Kenneth E. Boulding's ideas for introductory textbooks. Lists 240 concepts and topic areas in macroeconomics, microeconomics, public policy, and international economics that may be covered in a textbook. (NL)
Descriptors: Course Content, Economics, Economics Education, Higher Education
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Gift, Richard E.; Krislov, Joseph – Journal of Economic Education, 1991
Focuses on Allan Bloom's perception of a classic text and his belief that there are no classic texts in the social sciences. Contends there are definitive works in economics and develops a list of six criteria to determine them. Discusses economics books that might be considered classic works, and lists textbooks that refer to these classics. (NL)
Descriptors: Course Content, Economics Education, Higher Education, Instructional Materials