Kids These Days: Facts and Fictions About Today's Youth

Kids These Days: Facts and Fictions About Today's Youth

By: Karen Sternheimer (author)Paperback

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This book focuses on early childhood to late teen issues like kidnapping and child safety, childhood obesity, school safety and zero tolerance policies, teen drivers, hazing, bullying and risk-taking behavior. Fear of and fear for youth is a rite of passage, a common lament that comes with change. Young people both represent and must deal with the consequences of these fluctuations, and are actually often better behaved than their predecessors.

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About Author

Karen Sternheimer teaches in the sociology department at the University of Southern California. She is the author of It's Not the Media: The Truth About Pop Culture's Influence on Kids.


Chapter 1 Introduction: Kids These Days Chapter 2 Kidnapped! Childhood Stolen Chapter 3 Greedy Gluttons: Childhood Indulged Chapter 4 School House Shock: Zero Tolerance and the Scary School Myth Chapter 5 Hazed and Confused: Mean Kids Chapter 6 Jackasses and Copycats: X-treme Behavior Chapter 7 Hell on Wheels: Teen Drivers Chapter 8 Conclusion: The Business of Youth Phobia: Fear Sells

Product Details

  • publication date: 23/05/2006
  • ISBN13: 9780742546684
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 176
  • ID: 9780742546684
  • weight: 254
  • ISBN10: 0742546683

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