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Global Issues, Local Arguments: Readings for Writing

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The first argument reader of its kind, Global Issues, Local Arguments: Readings for Writing showcases opposing points of view within nine issues pertaining to globalization: Free Trade, Employment Outsourcing, Immigration, Culture, Terrorism, Human Rights, Water Rights, Global Food Supply, and Global Health.

Paperback, 582 pages
Published August 1st 2006 by Longman Publishing Group
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Richard
May 03, 2009 rated it it was ok
This book presents itself as a text for stimulating thinking. I think it's closer to say it's a book for stimulating certain modes of thinking. While June Johnson adds the occasional dissent to conventional wisdom on Immigration, Outsourcing, and Sweatshop Labor, her own contributions, at the beginning of each chapter and presented as an attempt to "frame" the debate, fail miserably at any objective establishment of the parameters of the discussion.

That being said, the essays were interesting an
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