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National service, Louise I. Gerdes, book editor

Label
National service
Title
National service
Statement of responsibility
Louise I. Gerdes, book editor
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Essays examine both sides of the questions raised about national service programs
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
361.6
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Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HN90.V64
LC item number
N36 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Gerdes, Louise I.
Series statement
Opposing viewpoints series
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  • Voluntarism
  • Civic improvement
  • Community development
Target audience
juvenile
Label
National service, Louise I. Gerdes, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Why consider opposing viewpoints? -- Introduction -- Chapter 1: Is National Service Necessary? -- Chapter preface -- 1: National service furthers American ideals / Peter Frumkin and Brendan Miller -- 2: National service does not further American ideals / Sheldon Richman -- 3: National service addresses America's social problems / David L Caprara -- 4: National service does not address social problems / James Bovard -- Periodical bibliography -- Chapter 2: What Is The Social Impact Of National Service? -- Chapter preface -- 1: National service improves American communities / George W Bush -- 2: National service has little impact on American communities / James Bovard -- 3: National service transcends religious and secular differences / John J Dilulio -- 4: Some national service programs displace the poor / Sara Falconer -- 5: National service unfairly targets poor young people / Paul Thornton -- 6: National service promotes better health for volunteers / Corporation for national and community service -- Periodical bibliography -- Chapter 3: What Role Should Service Learning Play In Society? -- Chapter preface -- 1: Service learning makes students into better citizens / Michael G Hypes -- 2: Service learning does not make students into better citizens / John B Egger -- 3: Service learning can be a burden for some service organizations / Stephanie Strom -- 4: Service leaning must meet the needs of students and the served organizations / Stan Katz -- 5: Service learning improves graduation rates / John Bridgeland -- 6: Service learning increases science literacy / Julie A Reynolds and Jennifer Ahern-Dodson -- 7: Mandatory service learning limits freedom of choice / Practical homeschooling -- Periodical bibliography -- Chapter 4: What Role Should The Government Play In National Service? -- Chapter preface -- 1: Government should support national service / Shirley Sagawa -- 2: Government-sponsored universal national service is un-American / Patrick Krey -- 3: Government funding of national service threatens American freedom / Michelle Malkin -- 4: Government funding of national service does not threaten American freedom / Fiona Bruce -- 5: AmeriCorps improves lives and strengthens communities / LaMonica Shelton, Brooke Nicholas, Lillian Dote, and Robert Grimm -- 6: AmeriCorps's expansion threatens American philanthropy / Howard Husock -- 7: AmeriCorps can put the unemployed to work / Lanny Davis -- 8: Replacing nonprofit personnel with AmeriCorps volunteers reduces the value of nonprofit work / Rick Cohen -- Periodical bibliography -- For further discussion -- Organizations to contact -- Bibliography of books -- Index
Control code
ocn663953723
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
244 p.
Isbn
9780737752342
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010054416
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)663953723
Label
National service, Louise I. Gerdes, book editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Why consider opposing viewpoints? -- Introduction -- Chapter 1: Is National Service Necessary? -- Chapter preface -- 1: National service furthers American ideals / Peter Frumkin and Brendan Miller -- 2: National service does not further American ideals / Sheldon Richman -- 3: National service addresses America's social problems / David L Caprara -- 4: National service does not address social problems / James Bovard -- Periodical bibliography -- Chapter 2: What Is The Social Impact Of National Service? -- Chapter preface -- 1: National service improves American communities / George W Bush -- 2: National service has little impact on American communities / James Bovard -- 3: National service transcends religious and secular differences / John J Dilulio -- 4: Some national service programs displace the poor / Sara Falconer -- 5: National service unfairly targets poor young people / Paul Thornton -- 6: National service promotes better health for volunteers / Corporation for national and community service -- Periodical bibliography -- Chapter 3: What Role Should Service Learning Play In Society? -- Chapter preface -- 1: Service learning makes students into better citizens / Michael G Hypes -- 2: Service learning does not make students into better citizens / John B Egger -- 3: Service learning can be a burden for some service organizations / Stephanie Strom -- 4: Service leaning must meet the needs of students and the served organizations / Stan Katz -- 5: Service learning improves graduation rates / John Bridgeland -- 6: Service learning increases science literacy / Julie A Reynolds and Jennifer Ahern-Dodson -- 7: Mandatory service learning limits freedom of choice / Practical homeschooling -- Periodical bibliography -- Chapter 4: What Role Should The Government Play In National Service? -- Chapter preface -- 1: Government should support national service / Shirley Sagawa -- 2: Government-sponsored universal national service is un-American / Patrick Krey -- 3: Government funding of national service threatens American freedom / Michelle Malkin -- 4: Government funding of national service does not threaten American freedom / Fiona Bruce -- 5: AmeriCorps improves lives and strengthens communities / LaMonica Shelton, Brooke Nicholas, Lillian Dote, and Robert Grimm -- 6: AmeriCorps's expansion threatens American philanthropy / Howard Husock -- 7: AmeriCorps can put the unemployed to work / Lanny Davis -- 8: Replacing nonprofit personnel with AmeriCorps volunteers reduces the value of nonprofit work / Rick Cohen -- Periodical bibliography -- For further discussion -- Organizations to contact -- Bibliography of books -- Index
Control code
ocn663953723
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
244 p.
Isbn
9780737752342
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010054416
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)663953723

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