9781412994347

Childhood and Adolescence in Society : Selections from CQ Researcher

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    9781412994347

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    1412994349

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/7/2011
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc

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Summary

Childhood and Adolescence in Society: Selections from CQ Researcher is a contemporary collection of articles covering debatable issues related to children and adolescents in society.In the tradition of nonpartisanship and current analysis that is the hallmark of Congressional Quarterly, CQ Researcher titles investigate important and controversial policy issues. Offer your students the balanced reporting, complete overviews and engaging writing that CQ Researcher has consistently provided for more than 80 years. Each article gives substantial background as well as current analysis of the issue as well as useful pedagogical features to inspire critical thinking and to help students grasp and review key material:+ A Pro/Con box that examines two competing sides of a single question+ A detailed chronology of key dates and events+ An annotated bibliography and Web resources+ Outlook sections that address possible regulation and initiatives from Capitol Hill and the White House over the next 5 to 10 years+ Photos, charts, graphs, and maps

Table of Contents

Annotated Contents
Preface
Contributors
Global Issues
Rescuing Children: Is the Global Community Doing Enough?
Child Soldiers: Are More Aggressive Efforts Needed to Protect Children?
Violence and Bullying
Youth Violence: Are "Get Tough" Policies the Best Approach?
Cyberbullying: Are New Laws Needed to Curb Online Aggression?
Domestic Violence: Do Teenagers Need More Protection?
Bullying: Are Schools Doing Enough to Stop the Problem?
Child and Adolescent Rights
Student Rights: Have Courts Gone Too Far or Not Far Enough?
Juvenile Justice: Are Sentencing Policies Too Harsh?
Child Welfare Reform: Will Recent Changes Make At-Risk Children Safer?
Social Issues
Teen Pregnancy: Does Comprehensive Sex-Education Reduce Pregnancies?
Teen Spending: Are Teenagers Learning to Manage Money Wisely?
Teen Driving: Should States Impose Tougher Restrictions?
Youth Suicide: Should Government Fund More Prevention Programs?
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