I think you hit the nail on it's head.
I think issues about the impact of business on both environment and society
are very important but resources to explore these must be unbiased and
present both arguements. There is lots of work at higher academic levels
exploring such issues as environmental economics but it is yet to be
filtered doen to GCSE and A level. But I do think that the 'externalities'
of economics cannot be ignored.....if we are teaching the future business
leaders and economic planners it would be beneficial if they were at least
aware of the potential impacts both negative and positive.
If anyone is interested in commenting on any of our resources as to ways in
which we can make these more balanced I would love to hear from you. We
would also appreciate anyone writing articles for our website in response
to some of the exisiting peices.
I would also agree At 19:51 19/09/2002 +0100, you wrote:
> We rely heavily on others to do this job for us and provide
>reasonably neutral materials with the epistemological spade-work done for
>us. This is something I, for one, find difficult. Richard Bowett
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