Parenting Teens Papers

  • Ain’t I A Teenager?

    282 words, 2 pages

    Well, children, fellow teens and anyone else who happens to be here listening to me. Where there is much racket there must be something out of kilter. I believe that between parents always misjudging and grownups frequently misunderstanding the teenagers of this generation, they’ll be in a fix soon. But what’s all of this talking really about? The older people always say that teenagers are irresponsible, that they shouldn’t be trusted with specific tasks. But I have a job. I work and make money just as they do. And ain’t I a teenager? I always make sure to complete my homework for school on

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    Music To Violence: Does Music Directly Relate To Teen Violence?

    1779 words, 8 pages

    “Today's rock music extols everything from rape, and homosexuality to sadomasochism and bestiality.... Other lyrics glamorize drug and alcohol use, and glorify death and violent rebellion” (Betz, 2004, p. 1). Music is and always has been a major influence on teenagers around the world. Is music today taking it a step too far? According to Smilkstein (1999), violence occurs in 57% of rap and rock videos and sexual intimacy in 75%. Of videos with violence, 81% also contained sexual references, (p. 1). Music has been around for centuries and affecting teens in all sorts of different ways.

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    Education For Leisure / Knife Crime

    627 words, 3 pages

    Violent films, TV shows and err...poems?. Recently a poem was banned from the GCSE ‘Anthology’ book by the AQA is schools. ‘Education for leisure’ studied by 14-16 year old in England and Wales, written by the poet Carol Ann Duffy. The poem which talks about squashing flies and flushing goldfishes down the bog caused outrage by stating that it would cause fragile teenagers to go on killing sprees. A certain ‘Mrs.Schofield’ complained about the poem, stating that it was ‘Vulgar’ and resulted in the aforementioned ban. 400 years ago when Shakespeare wrote plays like ‘Macbeth’, you didn’t see ‘Y

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    Finance

    374 words, 2 pages

    1. If my local retail bank was about to be bought by Bank of America, I would feel that I would probably be able to get more services and options with my money. However, on the cost side, Bank of America would not know my local perspective and needs as well as they local retail bank. 4. A single financial holding company needs only one CEO, one board of directors, one accounting system, etc. Therefore, the larger the company becomes the more efficient it can run. I believe they will be successful in accomplishing this since they will offer everything under one roof, more efficiently and at

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