The Resource Cars in America, Roman Espejo, book editor

Cars in America, Roman Espejo, book editor

Label
Cars in America
Title
Cars in America
Statement of responsibility
Roman Espejo, book editor
Title variation
Cars in America : Opposing viewpoints
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This volume explores the topics relating to automobiles in the United States by presenting varied expert opinions that examine many of the different aspects that comprise these issues. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find sources and publications. Allows the reader to attain the higher-level critical thinking and reading skills that are essential in a culture of diverse and contradictory opinions
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
388.3/210973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HD9710.U62
LC item number
C267 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1977-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Espejo, Roman
Series statement
Opposing viewpoints series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Automobile industry and trade
  • Automobiles
  • Transportation
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Cars in America, Roman Espejo, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Wendell Cox
  • Sport utility vehicles harm America
  • Stan Cox
  • Sport utility vehicles do not harm America
  • Lee Devlin
  • How can driving in America be made safer?
  • Primary seat belt enforcement laws are beneficial
  • Kathryn O'Leary Higgins
  • Seat belt laws are intrusive
  • Brian Tilton
  • How do cars affect life in the United States?
  • Some underage drinking and driving laws reduce fatal crashes
  • ScienceDaily
  • Effectiveness of underage drinking and driving laws is uncertain
  • Ryan Blitstein
  • Graduated driver's licenses reduce youth accident rates
  • Stacy Forster
  • Graduated driver's licenses may not reduce youth accident rates
  • Tom Davis
  • What is the future of the car industry in America?
  • American automakers must be saved
  • Car culture harms Americans
  • John R. Dabels
  • American automakers should not be saved
  • Dan Weil
  • Gas-electric hybrids and electric cars will transform the car industry in America
  • Peter Grier and Mark Clayton
  • Gas-electric hybrids and electric cars will not transform the car industry in America
  • Jim Tankersley
  • How can the United States meet its future transportation needs?
  • Public transportation is more efficient
  • Ryan Avent --;
  • Paul Harris
  • Public transportation is not more efficient
  • Randal O'Toole
  • Fuel-efficiency standards should be raised
  • Sierra Club
  • Fuel-efficiency standards harm Americans
  • Sam Kazman
  • Green cars can help the United States meet its transportation needs
  • Jim Motavalli
  • Gas and diesel engines will be the mainstay of the future
  • Peter Valdes-Dapena -
  • Harms of car culture are myths
  • Gas-electric hybrids are economic and fuel-efficient
  • Todd Kaho
  • Economic and fuel-efficiency claims of gas-electric hybrids are exaggerated
  • Richard Burr
  • Ted Balaker and Sam Staley
  • Urban sprawl resulting from cars contributes to obesity
  • Carol Lloyd
  • Urban sprawl resulting from cars does not contribute to obesity
Control code
ocn441154498
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
239 p.
Isbn
9780737747607
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2009050444
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1229488
  • (OCoLC)441154498
Label
Cars in America, Roman Espejo, book editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Wendell Cox
  • Sport utility vehicles harm America
  • Stan Cox
  • Sport utility vehicles do not harm America
  • Lee Devlin
  • How can driving in America be made safer?
  • Primary seat belt enforcement laws are beneficial
  • Kathryn O'Leary Higgins
  • Seat belt laws are intrusive
  • Brian Tilton
  • How do cars affect life in the United States?
  • Some underage drinking and driving laws reduce fatal crashes
  • ScienceDaily
  • Effectiveness of underage drinking and driving laws is uncertain
  • Ryan Blitstein
  • Graduated driver's licenses reduce youth accident rates
  • Stacy Forster
  • Graduated driver's licenses may not reduce youth accident rates
  • Tom Davis
  • What is the future of the car industry in America?
  • American automakers must be saved
  • Car culture harms Americans
  • John R. Dabels
  • American automakers should not be saved
  • Dan Weil
  • Gas-electric hybrids and electric cars will transform the car industry in America
  • Peter Grier and Mark Clayton
  • Gas-electric hybrids and electric cars will not transform the car industry in America
  • Jim Tankersley
  • How can the United States meet its future transportation needs?
  • Public transportation is more efficient
  • Ryan Avent --;
  • Paul Harris
  • Public transportation is not more efficient
  • Randal O'Toole
  • Fuel-efficiency standards should be raised
  • Sierra Club
  • Fuel-efficiency standards harm Americans
  • Sam Kazman
  • Green cars can help the United States meet its transportation needs
  • Jim Motavalli
  • Gas and diesel engines will be the mainstay of the future
  • Peter Valdes-Dapena -
  • Harms of car culture are myths
  • Gas-electric hybrids are economic and fuel-efficient
  • Todd Kaho
  • Economic and fuel-efficiency claims of gas-electric hybrids are exaggerated
  • Richard Burr
  • Ted Balaker and Sam Staley
  • Urban sprawl resulting from cars contributes to obesity
  • Carol Lloyd
  • Urban sprawl resulting from cars does not contribute to obesity
Control code
ocn441154498
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
239 p.
Isbn
9780737747607
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2009050444
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1229488
  • (OCoLC)441154498

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