Are Teen Curfews Effective

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Greenhaven Press's At Issue series provides a wide range of opinions on individual social issues. Each volume focuses on a specific issue and offers a variety of perspectives-eyewitness accounts, governmental views, scientific analysis, newspaper and magazine accounts, and many more-to illuminate the issue. Extensive bibliographies and annotated lists of relevant organizations point to sources for further research. Enhancing critical thinking skills, each At Issue volume is an excellent research tool to help readers understand current social issues and prepare reports.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780737742848
  • Publisher: Gale Group
  • Publication date: 7/10/2009
  • Series: At Issue Series: Teen Issues
  • Pages: 128
  • Age range: 15 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 7

1 Teen Curfews Create a Sense of Safety Patrick Boyle 10

2 Teen Curfews Should Not Be Supported National Youth Rights Association 19

3 Teen Curfew Laws Must Respect Constitutional Rights Pennsylvania General Assembly, Local Government Commission 26

4 Teen Curfew Laws Are Unconstitutional Spencer W. Harrington 32

5 Some Teen Curfew Laws Are Inconsistent Tom Rybarczyk 45

6 Teen Curfews Do Not Replace Parental Responsibility Courtland Milloy 51

7 Teen Curfews at Malls Are Effective Claudia Strage Castaybert 55

8 Teen Curfews at Malls Are Unfair Clayton High School Globe 61

9 Teen Daytime Curfews Are Effective Kevin McKeon Kelly Canally-Brown 65

10 Teen Daytime Curfews Target Minority and Disadvantaged Youths Sarah Viren 73

11 Teens Should Have Driving Curfews Allan F. Williams 78

12 Enforcing Teen Driving Curfews May Be Problematic Magdalene Perez 84

Organizations to Contact 89

Bibliography 92

Index 95

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