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Teens at risk : opposing viewpoints
Ojeda, Auriana, 1977-
Publication Information:
San Diego : Greenhaven Press, [2003]

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203 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
A variety of factors put teens at risk / Gene Stephens -- Teens are not at risk / Mike Males -- A violent society puts teens at risk / Peggy O'Mara -- Peer pressure puts teens at risk / Kathiann Kowalski -- Gay teens are at risk / Paula Schleis and Kim Hone-McMahan -- Abstinence-only sex education reduces teen sexual activity / Robert Rector -- Abstinence-only sex education is ineffective / Deborah M. Roffman -- Teenage parents should get married / Dana Mack -- Encouraging marriage does not solve the problems associated with teenage pregnancy / Isabel V. Sawhill -- Teenagers seeking contraception should be required to notify their parents / Kevin Brady -- Teenagers seeking contraception shuld not be required to notify their parents / Center for Reproductive Law and Policy -- More teenage criminals should be tried as adults / Linda J. Collier -- Teenage criminals should not be tried as adults / Lise A. Young -- Curfew laws can reduce teenage crime and violence / J. Richard Ward Jr. -- Curfew laws do not reduce teenage crime and violence / Jordan C. Budd -- Zero tolerance laws reduce teen crime and violence / Vito A. Gagliardi Jr. -- Zero tolerance laws are unfair / James Taranto -- Age restrictions on alcohol reduce teen drinking / Steve Chapman -- Age restrictions on alcohol do not reduce teen drinking / Andrew Stuttaford -- Drug education programs reduce teen drug use / Joseph A. Santoro -- Drug education programs do not reduce teen drug use / Ryan H. Sager -- Higher cigarette taxes would discourage teen smoking / Michael Grossman and Frank J. Chaloupka -- Higher cigarette taxes would not discourage teen smoking / John Ashcroft.
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