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Taking sides. Clashing views in adolescence

Author: Maureen T B Drysdale; B J Rye
Publisher: Dubuque, IA : McGraw-Hill, ©2007.
Series: McGraw-Hill contemporary learning series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text "is a debate-style reader designed to introduce students to controversies in adolescence. The readings, which represent the arguments of leading psychologists, adolescent health professionals, and commentators, reflect a variety of viewpoints and have been selected for their liveliness and substance and because of their value in a debate framework"--Back cover.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Maureen T B Drysdale; B J Rye
ISBN: 0073515086 9780073515083
OCLC Number: 123902145
Description: xxiv, 407 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Adolescent health: Should adolescents be taking antidepressants?; Should adolescents be allowed to drink alcohol?; Should parental consent be required for adolescents seeking abortions?; Do boys worry about an ideal body image as much as girls do? --
Sex and sexuality: Should adolescents get comprehensive sex education outside the home?; Should adolescents have easy access to condoms in schools?; Is there cause for concern about an "oral sex crisis" for teens?; Is comprehensive sex education for adolescents too liberal?; Does sex on TV negatively impact adolescent sexuality?; Does a traditional or "strong" double standard with respect to sexual behavior exist among adolescents?; Female sexual orientation more fluid than male sexual orientation during adolescence? --
Relationships: Does divorce or disruption in family structure during adolescence have a detrimental effect on development?; Does dating impede developmental adjustment for adolescents?; Do cyber-friendships hinder healthy adolescent development? --
Antisocial behaviors: Should adolescents who commit serious offenses be tried and convicted as adults?; Is school-related violence increasing?; Are girls bigger bullies than boys?; Is the use of "club drugs" a problem among adolescents?
Series Title: McGraw-Hill contemporary learning series.
Responsibility: selected, edited, and with introductions by Maureen T.B. Drysdale and B.J. Rye.
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Part of the "Taking Sides" readers series, which presents controversial issues in a debate-style format designed to stimulate student interest and develop critical thinking skills. Each issue is  Read more...

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