Age of consent / Olivia Ferguson and Hayley Mitchell Haugen, book editors

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Subjects: Age of consent--United States--Juvenile literature
Teenagers--Sexual behavior--United States--Juvenile literature
Minors--United States--Juvenile literature
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Juvenile
Published: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2010
Series: At issue. Teen issues
At issue. Teen issues
LC Classification: H, HQ
Physical Description: 93 p. 24 cm
Additional Authors: Ferguson, Olivia
Haugen, Hayley Mitchell, 1968-
Notes: LCCN: 2009040551
ISBN: 9780737746693 (hardcover)
ISBN: 0737746696 (hardcover)
ISBN: 9780737746709 (pbk.)
ISBN: 073774670X (pbk.)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Raising the age of consent would protect youth / Dan Jarvis -- The age of consent should be reconsidered / William Saletan -- The appropriate age for sex should be determined by individual maturity / Theodore Dalrymple -- Age of consent laws are based on puritanical notions / Melissa Kang -- Innocent crushes are sometimes distorted / Judith Levine -- Teens should be punished legally for "sexting" / Brent Bozell -- "Sexting" teens should be punished by parents, not by the legal system / Larry Magid -- Sexually active teens are unfairly labeled criminals / Niki Delson -- Morally driven groups should be tempered in age of consent issues / Maria-Belen Ordonez -- Age of consent laws must be reviewed and revised / Laurie Peterson -- Underage sex is as bad for boys as for girls / Deborah Orr -- The legal system overprotects some teens and overpunishes others / Dahlia Lithwick -- Sarah's law expands the rights of parents and children / Anonymous
OCLC Number: 441153610
ISBN/ISSN: 9780737746693
0737746696
9780737746709
073774670X