Adolescents, Sex, and the Law: Preparing Adolescents for by Roger J. R. Levesque PDF

By Roger J. R. Levesque

ISBN-10: 1557986096

ISBN-13: 9781557986092

Univ. of Indiana, Indianapolis. Examines the truth of adolescent existence throughout the lens of sexuality. Discusses the social and felony heritage of formative years within the united states, criminal precedents within the legislation of adolescent sexuality, universal parts of criminal keep watch over, and the author's thought for social and felony reforms.

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The Prince Court’s protectionist approach to children was not adopted without awareness of adolescents’ interests and potential rights. The dissenting opinion, much like those in the cases before it, championed the rights of minors. For example, Justice Murphy did not find the potential harm sufficient to deny a child the right to practice his or her religion. ”29 Although the opinion may stand as an early effort to recognize the rights of youth to exercise fundamental rights viewed as sacred when practiced by adults, the view was ignored by the majority of the Court.

47. 48. 49. 50. 5 1. 52. 53. 54. 55. 56. 57. ADOLESCENTS, SEX, AND THE LAW Social Value of Children (New York: Free Press, 1985). Throughout much of the early American history of childhood and the social construction of the adolescent period, not much remains known or written about how children’s slaves experienced adolescence; for an important analysis comparing Black children’s experiences with other groups, see Priscilla Ferguson Clement, Growing Pains: Children in the Industrial Age, 1850-1890 (New York: Twayne, 1997).

23. Paul Boyer and Stephen Nissenbaum, Salem Possessed: The Social Origins of Witchcraft (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1974). 24. John Demos, “Underlying Themes in the Witchcraft of Seventeenth-Century New England,” American Historical Review 75 ( 1970):13 1 1- 1326. 25. ” See also Mans A. : Some Historical and Policy Perspectives (New York: Oxford University Press, 1988). 26. Robert V. ” In Bastardy and Its Comparative History, ed. Peter Laslett, Larla Oosterveen, and Richard M. Smith (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1980).

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