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Taking sides. Clashing views in adolescence / selected, edited, and with introductions by Maureen T.B. Drysdale and B.J. Rye.

Contributor(s): Drysdale, Maureen T.B | Rye, B.J.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBook; Format: print Series: McGraw-Hill contemporary learning series.Publisher: Dubuque, IA : McGraw-Hill, c2006Description: xxiv, 407 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0073515086; 9780073515083.Other title: Clashing views in adolescence.Subject(s): Adolescence | Adolescent psychology | Child development | Adolescentes | Psicología evolutiva
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Adolescent health: Should adolescents be taking antidepressants?; Should adolescents be allowed to drink alcohol?; Should parental consent be required for adolescents seeking abortions?; Do boys worry about an ideal body image as much as girls do? -- Sex and sexuality: Should adolescents get comprehensive sex education outside the home?; Should adolescents have easy access to condoms in schools?; Is there cause for concern about an "oral sex crisis" for teens?; Is comprehensive sex education for adolescents too liberal?; Does sex on TV negatively impact adolescent sexuality?; Does a traditional or "strong" double standard with respect to sexual behavior exist among adolescents?; Female sexual orientation more fluid than male sexual orientation during adolescence? -- Relationships: Does divorce or disruption in family structure during adolescence have a detrimental effect on development?; Does dating impede developmental adjustment for adolescents?; Do cyber-friendships hinder healthy adolescent development? -- Antisocial behaviors: Should adolescents who commit serious offenses be tried and convicted as adults?; Is school-related violence increasing?; Are girls bigger bullies than boys?; Is the use of "club drugs" a problem among adolescents?.

[This text] is a debate-style reader designed to introduce students to controversies in adolescence. The readings, which represent the arguments of leading psychologists, adolescent health professionals, and commentators, reflect a variety of viewpoints and have been selected for their liveliness and substance and because of their value in a debate framework. -Back cover.

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