Violent Children

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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 ...

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Overview

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: 9780737744460
  • Publisher: Gale Group
  • Publication date: 10/16/2009
  • Series: At Issue Series: Social Issues
  • Pages: 128
  • Age range: 14 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 7

1 Youth Violence Is a Serious Problem Kathiann M. Kowalski 11

2 The Problem of Youth Violence is Exaggerated Marilyn D. McShane Franklin P. Williams III 18

3 Youth Gang Violence is a Serious Problem Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention 23

4 The Youth Gang Violence Problem is Exaggerated Justice Policy Institute 32

5 Media Violence Causes Youth Violence American Academy of Family Physicians 41

6 The Negative Effects of Media Violence Have Not Been Established David Trend 48

7 Girls Have Become More Violent Liz Welch 61

8 Girls Have Not Become More Violent Mike Males 67

9 Stricter Gun Control Laws Can Prevent Youth Violence Children's Defense Fund 72

10 Gun Control Laws Cannot Prevent Youth Violence Howard Nemerov 78

11 Views Differ on Zero Tolerance Policies Tobin McAndrews 85

12 Zero Tolerance Policies Are Unfair Rhonda B. Armistead 93

Organizations to Contact 99

Bibliography 103

Index 106

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