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Who Owns What?
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Format: DVD
Length: 28:30 Minutes
Grade Level: 7-12+
Closed Captioned
Price: $15.00
Who chooses? Who benefits? Who pays? What's fair? These four segments from Reason.tv raise these questions as they examine conflicts over property rights and government regulations.

"The Tragedy of Urban Renewal" In the mid-20th century, cities across the country began Urban Renewal programs to redevelop run-down areas. What was the cost for those whose neighborhoods were targeted?

"DC Taxi Heist" In the nation's capital, a new system is proposed to regulate the taxi industry. But who really benefits from this new program?

"Battle for the California Desert" In California's Antelope Valley, a battle is raging over private property rights and zoning and code enforcement. Who should choose what individuals do with their own land?

"How to Save a Dying Ocean" Across the globe many fish populations are dying off due to over-fishing. What's a fair way to solve this problem?

Who Own's What? covers numerous educational standards across several subject areas including ELL, Media/Technology, Language Arts, and Social Studies for Grades 7-12. To find which standards it covers specific to your grade, subject area, and which standards your district follows, use our Standards Alignment tool.
Subject Areas:
Business / Family & Consumer Science
Economics
Science & Technology
U.S. History / Government & Civics
Topics:
African-American History
Conservation
Eminent Domain
Incentives
Licensing
Natural Resources
Property Rights
Regulation
Tragedy of the Commons
Urban Renewal
Zoning
izzit.org Resources For This Program:
Table of Contents (also included in DVD)
Teacher's Guide (also included on DVD)
Transcript
Other Resources:
Price: $15.00
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