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The Scapegoat Generation: America's War on Adolescents

Males, Mike A

Published by Common Courage Press 1996-03-01, 1996
ISBN 10: 1567510817 / ISBN 13: 9781567510812
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Title: The Scapegoat Generation: America's War on ...

Publisher: Common Courage Press 1996-03-01

Publication Date: 1996

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fair


1567510817 Hardcover book that is a former library item with typical library markings. Some general reader wear to exterior. Binding has a slight split to it. Book is fully intact. Text is clean throughout. Fast shipper. Bookseller Inventory # JF544213

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Synopsis: Violence. Drugs. Pregnancy. Suicide. Are our nation's teenagers out of control? Mike Males provides a different picture--how politicians, private interests, and the media unfairly scapegoat adolescents for America's problems. Among the myths he explodes:

Myth: Drugs, guns, gangsta rap, TV violence and "innate" youth savagery are causing crime and mayhem.

About the Author: Mike Males is a doctoral candidate in social ecology at the University of California, Irvine. He serves on the California Wellness Foundation Adolescent Health Advisory Board, and has written extensively on youth and social issues in publications such as The New York Times, The Lancet, Phi Delta Kappan and In These Times. His most recent book is "Framing Youth: Ten Myths About the Next Generation."

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