The Resource American Values, (electronic resource)

American Values, (electronic resource)

Label
American Values
Title
American Values
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Annotation
Member of
Cataloging source
BIP US
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1973-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hurley, Jennifer A.
Dewey number
306/.0973
Illustrations
illustrations
Intended audience
  • Young Adult Audience
  • 15-up
  • 10-18
Intended audience source
  • Cengage Gale
  • Cengage Gale
  • Cengage Gale
LC call number
HN90.M6A45 2000
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Opposing Viewpoints Ser
Summary expansion
Social critics and scholars assess the state of morality in America and offer various perspectives on whether society's values should be changed. Chapter titles include: What Values Should America Uphold? Is America in Moral Decline? How Does the Media Influence American Values? What Measures Will Improve American Values?
Target audience
adolescent
Label
American Values, (electronic resource)
Link
https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://find.galegroup.com/openurl/openurl?url_ver=Z39.88-2004&url_ctx_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:ctx&res_id=info:sid/gale:OVIC&ctx_enc=info:ofi:enc:UTF-8&rft_val_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:book&rft.isbn=9780737703443&req_dat=info:sid/gale:ugnid:inde80299
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 2.
  • Capitalism Does Not Promote Positive Values
  • David Hilfiker
  • 23
  • 3.
  • Religion Is Essential to a Moral Society
  • Philip Yancey
  • 35
  • 4.
  • Religion Is Not Essential to a Moral Society
  • Why Consider Opposing Viewpoints?
  • Dave Matson
  • 46
  • 5.
  • Society's Well-Being Depends upon the Traditional Family
  • Jean Bethke Elshtain
  • 54
  • 6.
  • Society's Well-Being Does Not Depend upon the Traditional Family
  • Arlene Skolnick, Stacey Rosencrantz
  • 63
  • 8
  • Chapter 2
  • Is America in Moral Decline?
  • 1.
  • America Faces a Moral Crisis
  • William J. Bennett
  • 78
  • 2.
  • America Does Not Face a Moral Crisis
  • James A. Morone
  • 89
  • Chapter 1
  • 3.
  • Popular Culture Is in Decline
  • Herbert I. London
  • 101
  • 4.
  • Popular Culture Is Not in Decline
  • Tyler Cowen
  • 111
  • 5.
  • Consumerism Pervades American Society
  • What Values Should America Uphold?
  • David Klepper
  • 120
  • 6.
  • Consumerism Can Be a Positive Force
  • James B. Twitchell
  • 124
  • Chapter 3
  • How Do the Media Influence American Values?
  • 1.
  • Media Glamorize Violence
  • 1.
  • Gregg Easterbrook
  • 134
  • 2.
  • Media Are Unfairly Criticized
  • Danny Goldberg
  • 146
  • 3.
  • Advertising Demeans American Values
  • Marylaine Block
  • 157
  • Capitalism Promotes Positive Values
  • 4.
  • Advertising Is Important to Consumers
  • John Hood
  • 163
  • Chapter 4
  • What Measures Would Improve American Values?
  • 1.
  • Shame Deters Immoral Behavior
  • James B. Twitchell
  • 174
  • Theodore Forstmann
  • 2.
  • Shame Is a Form of Censorship
  • Carl F. Horowitz
  • 181
  • 3.
  • Government Should Legislate Morality
  • David A. Pendleton
  • 190
  • 4.
  • Government Should Not Legislate Morality
  • 16
  • Charley Reese
  • 195
  • 5.
  • Public Schools Should Provide Character Education
  • Sanford N. McDonnell
  • 199
  • 6.
  • Public Schools Should Not Provide Character Education
  • Don Feder
  • 204
Control code
OPPV001126003
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Access limited to licensed institutions
Isbn
9780737703443
Lccn
99088159
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9780737703443
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) OPPV001126003
  • (WaSeSS)ssj0001126003
Label
American Values, (electronic resource)
Link
https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://find.galegroup.com/openurl/openurl?url_ver=Z39.88-2004&url_ctx_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:ctx&res_id=info:sid/gale:OVIC&ctx_enc=info:ofi:enc:UTF-8&rft_val_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:book&rft.isbn=9780737703443&req_dat=info:sid/gale:ugnid:inde80299
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 2.
  • Capitalism Does Not Promote Positive Values
  • David Hilfiker
  • 23
  • 3.
  • Religion Is Essential to a Moral Society
  • Philip Yancey
  • 35
  • 4.
  • Religion Is Not Essential to a Moral Society
  • Why Consider Opposing Viewpoints?
  • Dave Matson
  • 46
  • 5.
  • Society's Well-Being Depends upon the Traditional Family
  • Jean Bethke Elshtain
  • 54
  • 6.
  • Society's Well-Being Does Not Depend upon the Traditional Family
  • Arlene Skolnick, Stacey Rosencrantz
  • 63
  • 8
  • Chapter 2
  • Is America in Moral Decline?
  • 1.
  • America Faces a Moral Crisis
  • William J. Bennett
  • 78
  • 2.
  • America Does Not Face a Moral Crisis
  • James A. Morone
  • 89
  • Chapter 1
  • 3.
  • Popular Culture Is in Decline
  • Herbert I. London
  • 101
  • 4.
  • Popular Culture Is Not in Decline
  • Tyler Cowen
  • 111
  • 5.
  • Consumerism Pervades American Society
  • What Values Should America Uphold?
  • David Klepper
  • 120
  • 6.
  • Consumerism Can Be a Positive Force
  • James B. Twitchell
  • 124
  • Chapter 3
  • How Do the Media Influence American Values?
  • 1.
  • Media Glamorize Violence
  • 1.
  • Gregg Easterbrook
  • 134
  • 2.
  • Media Are Unfairly Criticized
  • Danny Goldberg
  • 146
  • 3.
  • Advertising Demeans American Values
  • Marylaine Block
  • 157
  • Capitalism Promotes Positive Values
  • 4.
  • Advertising Is Important to Consumers
  • John Hood
  • 163
  • Chapter 4
  • What Measures Would Improve American Values?
  • 1.
  • Shame Deters Immoral Behavior
  • James B. Twitchell
  • 174
  • Theodore Forstmann
  • 2.
  • Shame Is a Form of Censorship
  • Carl F. Horowitz
  • 181
  • 3.
  • Government Should Legislate Morality
  • David A. Pendleton
  • 190
  • 4.
  • Government Should Not Legislate Morality
  • 16
  • Charley Reese
  • 195
  • 5.
  • Public Schools Should Provide Character Education
  • Sanford N. McDonnell
  • 199
  • 6.
  • Public Schools Should Not Provide Character Education
  • Don Feder
  • 204
Control code
OPPV001126003
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Access limited to licensed institutions
Isbn
9780737703443
Lccn
99088159
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9780737703443
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) OPPV001126003
  • (WaSeSS)ssj0001126003

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