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Cars in America, Andrea C. Nakaya, book editor

Label
Cars in America
Title
Cars in America
Statement of responsibility
Andrea C. Nakaya, book editor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Presents a collection of essays discussing varying viewpoints on the effect of cars on American society, covering such topics as the link between urban sprawl and automobiles, the role of law in making driving safer, and the country's future transportations needs
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
303.48/32
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TL23
LC item number
.C3655 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Opposing viewpoints series
Label
Cars in America, Andrea C. Nakaya, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Car culture gives Americans freedom / Sam Kazman -- Car culture does not give Americans freedom / Jay Walljasper -- Urban sprawl resulting from cars contributes to obesity / Barbara A. McCann and Reid Ewing -- There is no link between urban sprawl and obesity / Wendell Cox and Ronald D. Utt -- Sport utility vehicles harm America / Sierra Club -- Sport utility vehicles do not harm America / Matthew Craig -- Seat belt laws should be enforced / Jeffrey W. Runge -- Enforcement of seat belt laws is a waste of resources / Ted Balaker -- America needs stricter drunk driving laws / John Valenti -- America's drunk driving laws are too strict / Radley Balko -- Black boxes for cars / Ian Ayres and Barry Nalebuff -- Black boxes in cars threaten civil liberties / Jim Harper -- Sport utility vehicles make driving unsafe / Joan Claybrook -- The danger of sport utility vehicles has been exaggerated / Amy Ridenour and Eric Peters -- Authorities should stop teens from engaging in street racing / Denver Post -- Teens should be encouraged to participate in supervised street racing / Leonard Sax -- Efforts to stop underage drunk driving must be increased / Wendy J. Hamilton -- Underage drunk driving has decreased / Francine Katz -- Driving restrictions decrease youth accident rates / Melissa Savage -- Better driver education will make young drivers safer / Reno Gazette-Journal -- Public transportation can reduce traffic congestion / American Public Transportation Association -- Public transportation will not reduce traffic congestion / Anthony Downs -- Fuel efficiency standards should be raised / Gretchen DuBeau -- Fuel efficiency standards harm Americans / Sam Kazman -- The use of biofuels will harm society / George Monbiot -- Gas-electric hybrids can help America meet its transportation needs / John Rockhold -- Hydrogen-powered vehicles can help America meet its transportation needs / David K. Garman -- Gas and diesel engines will be the mainstay of the future / Brock Yates
Control code
ocm63171240
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
220 p.
Isbn
9780737733082
Lccn
2006041077
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)63171240
Label
Cars in America, Andrea C. Nakaya, book editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Car culture gives Americans freedom / Sam Kazman -- Car culture does not give Americans freedom / Jay Walljasper -- Urban sprawl resulting from cars contributes to obesity / Barbara A. McCann and Reid Ewing -- There is no link between urban sprawl and obesity / Wendell Cox and Ronald D. Utt -- Sport utility vehicles harm America / Sierra Club -- Sport utility vehicles do not harm America / Matthew Craig -- Seat belt laws should be enforced / Jeffrey W. Runge -- Enforcement of seat belt laws is a waste of resources / Ted Balaker -- America needs stricter drunk driving laws / John Valenti -- America's drunk driving laws are too strict / Radley Balko -- Black boxes for cars / Ian Ayres and Barry Nalebuff -- Black boxes in cars threaten civil liberties / Jim Harper -- Sport utility vehicles make driving unsafe / Joan Claybrook -- The danger of sport utility vehicles has been exaggerated / Amy Ridenour and Eric Peters -- Authorities should stop teens from engaging in street racing / Denver Post -- Teens should be encouraged to participate in supervised street racing / Leonard Sax -- Efforts to stop underage drunk driving must be increased / Wendy J. Hamilton -- Underage drunk driving has decreased / Francine Katz -- Driving restrictions decrease youth accident rates / Melissa Savage -- Better driver education will make young drivers safer / Reno Gazette-Journal -- Public transportation can reduce traffic congestion / American Public Transportation Association -- Public transportation will not reduce traffic congestion / Anthony Downs -- Fuel efficiency standards should be raised / Gretchen DuBeau -- Fuel efficiency standards harm Americans / Sam Kazman -- The use of biofuels will harm society / George Monbiot -- Gas-electric hybrids can help America meet its transportation needs / John Rockhold -- Hydrogen-powered vehicles can help America meet its transportation needs / David K. Garman -- Gas and diesel engines will be the mainstay of the future / Brock Yates
Control code
ocm63171240
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
220 p.
Isbn
9780737733082
Lccn
2006041077
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)63171240

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