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Title Violent children [electronic resource] / Roman Espejo, book editor.
Publication Info. Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2010.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOK-Opposing Viewpoints In Context    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 113 p. ; 24 cm.
Series At issue. Social issues.
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Youth violence is a serious problem / Kathiann M. Kowalski -- The problem of youth violence is exaggerated / Marilyn D. McShane and Franklin P. Williams III -- Youth gang violence is a serious problem / Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention -- The youth gang violence problem is exaggerated / Justice Policy Institute -- Media violence causes youth violence / American Academy of Family Physicians -- The negative effects of media violence have not been established / David Trend -- Girls have become more violent / Liz Welch -- Girls have not become more violent / Mike Males -- Stricter gun control laws can prevent youth violence / Children's Defense Fund -- Gun control laws cannot prevent youth violence / Howard Nemerov -- Views differ on zero tolerance policies / Tobin McAndrews -- Zero tolerance policies are unfair / Rhonda B. Armistead.
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Summary From the Publisher: 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.
Subject Youth and violence.
Violence in adolescence.
Violence in children.
Added Author Espejo, Roman, 1977-
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
ISBN 9780737744460 (hardcover)
0737744464 (hardcover)
9780737744477 (pbk.)
0737744472 (pbk.)
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