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America's youth

Author: Jamuna Carroll
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, ©2008.
Series: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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America's youth.
Detroit : Greenhaven Press, ©2008
(DLC) 2007935753
(OCoLC)184950777
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jamuna Carroll
OCLC Number: 608098670
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (230 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction --
Ch. 1. What values do American youth hold? 1. Teenagers value their vote / David C. King ; 2. Teenagers do not value their vote / Jonah Goldberg ; 3. College students value religion / Mark D. Regnerus and Jeremy E. Eucker ; 4. College students lose interest in religion / Barna Group ; 5. Teens value technology / Peggy Kendall ; 6. Teens value volunteerism / Corporation for National & Community Service ; Periodical bibliography --
Ch. 2. What behaviors do young people engage in? 1. Juvenile crime is on the rise / Bradley Hope ; 2. Juvenile crime is decreasing / Frank Greve ; 3. More youths are engaging in oral sex / Laura Sessions Stepp ; 4. Claims that more youths are having oral sex are exaggerated / Cathy Young ; 5. American kids are regularly taking initiative / Joann Klimkiewicz ; 6. American kids are unmotivated / Patrick Welsh ; Periodical bibliography --
Ch. 3. What risks do youths face? 1. Online sex predators are a serious threat to children / Parry Aftab ; 2. The threat of online sex predators is exaggerated / Benjamin Radford ; 3. School violence is on the rise / Betsy L. Angert ; 4. School violence is decreasing / Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ; 5. Gay teen suicide is common / Letitia L. Star ; 6. The number of gay teen suicides is exaggerated / Traditional Values Coalition ; 7. Peer pressure is a risk for adolescents / Margo Gardner and Laurence Steinberg ; 8. Peer pressure is not necessarily a risk for adolescents / Colleen Gengler ; Periodical bibliography --
Ch. 4. What would ensure the safety and health of young adults? 1. Inpatient drug programs benefit teens / Kimberly R. Martin ; 2. Inpatient drug programs harm teens / Maia Szalavitz ; 3. Emergency contraceptives should be made more available to girls / Healthy Teen Network ; 4. Emergency contraceptives should not be dispensed to girls / Janice Shaw Crouse ; 5. Minors should be required to obtain parental consent to buy violent video games / Hilary Rodham Clinton, et al. ; 6. Minors should not be required to obtain parental consent for violent video games / Lawrence G. Walters ; 7. Adolescents need more parental involvement / Kristin A. Moore, et al. ; 8. Adolescents more father involvement / Bill Stanczykiewicz ; Periodical bibliography --
For further discussion --
Organizations to contact --
Bibliography of books --
Index.
Series Title: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: Jamuna Carroll, book editor.

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