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  • Youth Marketing Industry
    398 words
    Technology & Society (HUM 110-80) CONSUMING KIDS Summary on Article, "Pubic Attitudes Toward the Youth Marketing Industry & Its Impact on Children" "Few public opinion polls exist concerning the burgeoning youth marketing industry. We therefore conducted an online survey of 978 U.S. residents in the Spring of 2004. Results suggest that a large majority of respondents believe: a) that the youth marketing industry is harmful to children and has questionable ethical practices: b) that the industry ...
  • Negative Assumptions About Youth
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    Adults Assumptions On TennagersEveryone knows that throughout life, assumptions and stereotypes a remade. Whether they concern age, gender, race, class and so on, it does not matter. Stereotypes are always made in some form or another, some can be referring to positive aspects, while others can be bad. Whether good or bad, stereotypes should not be made, if a person has not met someone, they shouldn't presume to know them or their 'type'. No two people are identical and so they should not be tre...
  • Their State O In Criminal Court Juveniles
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    Introduction: Even the most noble of societies can't escape crime. Most choose to ignore the fallacies of urban youth be it in the ghetto or the suburbs, our children are becoming victims of their own ignorance. The lure of "street" life out weighs the yearning for a competent education. The media, audio and visual glorify a lifestyle that average people lust for. Most children compare the lifestyle of entertainers to their own creating a yearning for riches, and begin to emulate the behaviorism...
  • Kids Message About Current Events And Issues
    443 words
    As the slogan states, "The goal is change. The work is broad. Success is measured by results". Children Now is an independent, non-partisan, non-profit voice that speaks for all children in the United States. This organization moves public attitude, government, community, and family to become more committed to children in our society. It urges leaders to motivate those they influence to act on the behalf of children. It seized the critical opportunity to support parents and help kids. After all,...
  • Violent Youths
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    In New York Homicide arrests of kids, ages ten through fourteen rose from 194 to 301 between 1988 and 1992 (Minerbrook, Page 36). In 1986, a majority of cases in New York City+s family court were misdemeanors; today more than 90 percent are felonies (Minerbrook, Page 36). No end to this dramatic increase in violence seems to be in sight. Youngsters used to shoot each other in the bodies, then the head. Now they shoot each other in the face. (Samuelson, Page 26). No segment of society is immune t...
  • Louisiana Four Juvenile Facilities
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    When I was growing up I always heard the saying", that times have changed and not for the better". I've never quite understood what that meant. I can remember saying", I can't wait till I grow up, so I can be on my own. In middle and high school there was school fights, once the fight was broken up, all of the children involved in the fight made up and that was the end of the fight. In today's society that has all changed. Now when there is school fight it might lead to the street and may even r...
  • Absence Of Church And Parental Involvement
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    American children and youth are bombarded with immorality. In many cases children and young adults are faced with making moral decisions. Many times children and youth are not equipped with the proper guidance and wisdom needed to make good decisions. The absence of church and parental involvement is creating an attitude of apathy and violent aggression among America's children; parents as well as community leaders should mentor our youth by offering advice into the lives of these children every...

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