Chapter abstracts are short descriptions of events that occur in each chapter. They highlight major plot events and detail the important relationships and characteristics of characters and objects. The Chapter Abstracts can be used to review what the students have read, or to prepare the students for what they will read. Hand the abstracts out in class as a study guide, or use them as a "key" for a class discussion. They are relatively brief, but can serve to be an excellent refresher of the text for either a student or teacher.
Forward - Chapter 3 Abstract
* In the Foreword, Burton G. Malkiel writes about how the subject of economics has been considered dismal and dry for over a hundred years.
* Malkiel finds that the tarnished view of economists come from presentations filled with mathematics, diagrams and tables.
* Malkiel points out that this book, written by Charles Wheelan, is...
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