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Adolescents and the Media
A review of articles on the media portrayal of adolescents in the classroom.
# 121485 | 2,750 words | 20 sources | MLA | 2008 | US

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An analysis of twenty articles about adolescents that focuses on applying what is learned about the way the media portrays kids in the classroom. Topics include the generation gap, teenage sex and the teenage code of silence.

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"In "The American Teenager Why Generation Y", David Plotz attempts to understand the truisms associated with adolescents. Plotz notes that the current generation of youth-Generation Y-has been characterized as being far more sunny than their cynical predecessors in Generation X. Indeed, according to Plotz, today teen pregnancy, drug use, crime, dropout rates and sexual activity are down. Church-going is up. Racism is out. Plotz, however, scoffs at the notion that this new generation is any better adjusted than any of the generations that came before it..."

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