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The Resource America's youth, Jamuna Carroll, book editor

America's youth, Jamuna Carroll, book editor

Label
America's youth
Title
America's youth
Statement of responsibility
Jamuna Carroll, book editor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
ABC
Dewey number
305.235/0973
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ796
LC item number
.A6818 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Carroll, Jamuna
Series statement
Opposing viewpoints series
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  • Teenagers
  • Teenagers
  • Youth
  • Youth
Label
America's youth, Jamuna Carroll, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-225) and index
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
Control code
ocn184950777
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
230 p.
Isbn
9780737737363
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2007935753
System control number
(OCoLC)184950777
Label
America's youth, Jamuna Carroll, book editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-225) and index
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
Control code
ocn184950777
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
230 p.
Isbn
9780737737363
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2007935753
System control number
(OCoLC)184950777

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