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Teens at risk : opposing viewpoints / Christine Watkins, book editor.

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Location: Fennell STACKS HV1431 .T437 2009
Barcode: 30731101081036
Status: Available

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780737742336 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 073774233X (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 243 p. : ill. ; 24cm.
  • Publisher: San Diego : Greenhaven Press, c2009.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 228-231) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The adolescent brain puts teens at risk / Adam Ortiz -- Violent video games put teens at risk / Kristin Kalning -- Violent video games have not been proven to harm teens / Benjamin Radford -- Depression puts teens at risk / -- Bullying puts teens at risk / Finessa Ferrell-Smith -- Eating disorders put teens at risk / B. Timothy Walsh and V.L. Cameron -- Gay teens are at risk / Matthew S. Robinson -- Abstinence sex education reduces teen sexual activity / Emma Elliott -- Abstinence sex education does not reduce teen sexual activity / Arthur Caplan -- Teens should be allowed an abortion without parental consent / Cynthia Dailard and Chinue Turner Richardson -- Teens should not be allowed an abortion without parental consent / Teresa Stanton Collett -- Gun control legislation reduces teenage crime and violence / Bert H. Deixler -- |t Gun control legislation does not reduce crime / Peter J. Ferrara -- Zero tolerance laws are unfair / Randall G. Shelden -- Revised zero tolerance laws can be effective / American Psychological Association Zero Tolerance Task Force -- Mandatory minimum sentences will reduce youth gang violence / J. Randy Forbes -- Mandatory minimum sentences will not reduce youth gang violence / Robert C. Scott -- The minimum legal drinking age should be lowered / Choose Responsibility -- The minimum legal drinking age should not be lowered / U.S. Department of Health and Human Services -- Drug education programs can reduce teen drug use / Rodney Skager -- Drug education programs do not reduce teen drug use / Paul Armentano -- Smoking portrayed in movies increases teen smoking / Business Wire -- Society needs to be aware of teens' prescription drug abuse / Kathiann M. Kowalski.
Subject: Teenagers with social disabilities > United States.
Problem youth > United States.
Juvenile delinquency > United States.
Teenage pregnancy > United States.
Teenagers > Substance use > United States.
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