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Teenage sexuality : opposing viewpoints
Wells, Ken R.
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Farmington Hills, MI : Greenhaven Press/Thomson Gale, [2006]

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224 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
What factors influence teen attitudes toward sex? Parents influence teen attitudes toward sex / Robert W. Blum -- Peer pressure shapes teen attitudes about sex / Michael J. Basso -- Mass media influence teen sexual attitudes / Jane D. Brown -- Depression shapes teen attitudes about sex / Meg Meeker -- Religion influences teen sexual attitudes / National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy -- Internet influences teen sexual attitudes / Kaveri Subrahmanyam, Patricia M. Greenfield, Brendesha Tynes -- Physicians shape teen attitudes about sex / Jeffrey K. Clark, Rebecca A. Brey, Amy E. Banter -- Should society be concerned about teen sex? Teen pregnancy is a serious problem / National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy -- Teen pregnancy is not a serious problem / Frederica Mathewes-Green -- Teen sex with adults is harmful / Michael J. Basso -- Teen sex with adults is not harmful / Judith Levine -- How should society respond to teen sex? Statutory rape laws should be enforced / pt. I: Kathleen Sylvester, Jonathan O'Connell; pt. II: Dale O'Leary -- Enforcing statutory rape laws will not prevent teenage pregnancy / Patricia Donovan -- States should enforce parental consent laws / James C. Lesnett Jr., Stephen Daniels -- States should not enforce parental consent laws / NARAL Pro-Choice America -- Unwed teen mothers should be encouraged to marry / Maggie Gallagher -- Unwed teen mothers should not be encouraged to marry / Naomi Seiler -- What should teens be taught about sex? Abstinence-only programs work / Robert Rector, Kirk A. Johnson, Jennifer A. Marshall -- Abstinence-only programs do not work / American Civil Liberties Union -- Homosexuality should be discussed in high schools / Bill Boushka -- Homosexuality should not be discussed in high schools / Linda P. Harvey -- Teaching about condoms can prevent sexually transmitted diseases / Heather Boonstra -- Teaching about condoms cannot prevent sexually transmitted diseases / Meg Meeker.
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