"Young Adult" Essays and Research Papers

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Investigating the Social Issue: Sexuality of the Teen and Young Adult 1 Investigating the Social Issue: Sexuality of the Teen and Young Adult How can we educate our teen and young adults about sex in society today? This subject is very sensitive in the home, in the school and even in the church. Our teens today need to be educated on this subject as statistics show that there are growing numbers of teen pregnancies and HIV/ STD cases today. In an article written by Deborah Myers, Educating...

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How the Times Have Changed for Young Adults and Teens

Leonard Duncan 26 April 2011 How The Times Have Changed For Young Adults and Teens For young adults and teens in today’s society finding out who they are is now one of their biggest challenges. The information from these essays “The Thing About Thongs” by Claudia Wallis, “What’s Changed?” By Jane Hammerslough, “The Man behind Abercrombie & Fitch” By Benoit Denizet-Lewis, and “Urban Warfare” By Hillary Chura has given the back bone information. The way that younger generations are finding...

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The Solutions for substance abuse anong teens and young adults

Solutions of Substance Abuse Among Teens and Young Adults Teens and drug use is always a popular problem being discussed everywhere, and now it’s becomimg more and more serious among teenagers in the United States, the number of reported drug abusers has gradually increased. It is more evident that solutions are needed to help young adults with this issue. 1. Drug treatment interventions 2. Community input and 3. Family support could help solve young adult’s problem with substance abuse. ...

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Influence Of Visual Merchandising On Young Adults Impulse Buying Towards Sneakers

Influence of Visual Merchandising on young adults’ impulse buying towards sneakers Cheng Che Long , Student ID:14021837D Institute of Textiles and Clothing The Hong Kong Polytechnic University 14021847d@connect.polyu.hk Abstract: Visual Merchandising is a powerful vehicle to promote a visual display and attract the customers to purchase the products by creating an extraordinary shopping experience, arranging the merchandise assortments, and designing the store layout etc. Visual Merchandising...

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Children Should Never Be Tried as Adults

Tried as Adults Dena Cox BCOM/275 March 24, 2013 Lynda Sohl Article Rebuttal – Children Should Never Be Tried as Adults Article controversial subject: Should children be tried as adults? Robert Schwartz is the co-founder of the Juvenile Law Center in 1975 and has been the executive director there since 1982. This is a nonprofit public interest law firm that ensures the youths in foster care and justice systems are treated fairly and have the same opportunities in life in their adult years...

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Teenagers: Adolescence and Young People

Young people rely greatly on friends or individuating themselves from their families and peers, and for developing their identities. In many circumstances their dependence on friends coevolves with their increasing independence from others. Friendships provide a variety of benefits and serve crucial personal and social functions. Young people wonder why others like or dislike them, particularly when they question their own attractiveness. Are they liked for the person they feel themselves to be...

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Young Adult Literature and the New Classic

Young Adult Literature and The New “Classic” It is a truth universally acknowledged that Pride and Prejudice, 1984, and The Great Gatsby are among the group of books privileged enough to be considered “classic works of literature”. And if you caught the Pride and Prejudice reference I just made, congratulations, because you’re among those who have read some of the aforementioned classics. However wonderful these classics are, the fact remains that they are being replaced by more contemporary...

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Drug and Alcohol Use Among Young Teens

Drug and Alcohol Use among Young Teens I have chosen the use of drug and Alcohol among young teens. The reason I have chosen this because it is very common for young teens to experiment with drugs and alcohol due to peer pressure. Young teens are faced with some kind of peer pressure in their lives. Peer pressure is more than a phase that that a teen goes through. Peer pressure could lead to extreme hair and clothing, tattoos, or body piercing. It can be a negative force in the lives of children...

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Young Adult Interview

My interviewee is a young person not much younger than me, but someone I have watched grow up from about age 10. We used to play together, she the girl I made fun of because of "cooties", and I was the boy she used to call "apple head". I chose to interview her because I know her history, and she is someone I have always been meaning to get to know her more now that she is older and this was a good opportunity. She also is a multiracial adolescent much like myself, and I anticipated that this might...

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ANALYSIS OF THREE PROTAGONIST CHARACTERS IN DIFFERENT TEENAGE SHORT STORIES: ‘’NEXT TERM, WE’LL MASH YOU’’ BY PENELOPE LIVELY, ‘’SECRETS’’ BY BERNARD MACLAVERTY AND ‘’THE LICENCE’’ BY FRANK TUOHY

Bernard MacLaverty ‘’Secrets’’ (1977) all these three authors wrote didactic literature about young adults and the problems they have to face. The short stories focus on three teenage boys who deal with different types of difficulties in adolescent life. This essay mainly concentrates on differences between teenage boys, problems they deal with and boys’ relationship with adults. Most experts of young adults’ literature agreed upon characteristics that have historically defined the genre that a protagonist...

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