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Univ. of Indiana, Indianapolis. Examines the truth of adolescent existence in the course of the lens of sexuality. Discusses the social and criminal background of youth within the united states, felony precedents within the law of adolescent sexuality, universal components of felony keep an eye on, and the author's notion for social and felony reforms.

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36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 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).

Children’s Defense Fund, The State of America’s Children: Yearbook, 1994; Vonnie C. McLoyd, “Socioeconomic Disadvantage and Child Development,” American Psychologist 53 (1998): 185-204. 103. Gretchen T. Cornell and Samuel M. S. ” In Early Adolescence: Perspectives on Research, Policy, and Intervention, ed. Richard M. Lerner (Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 1993). 104. Id. 105. Greg J. ” In Children in Poverty, ed. Aletha C. Huston (New York: Cambridge University Press, 1991). 106. Vonnie C. McLoyd, “Socioeconomic Disadvantage and Child Development,” American Psychologist 53 (1998): 185-204.

Reviews limit themselves, for example, to distinguishing adolescents’ abilities to make decisions in legal contexts2or to exploring specific areas of law thatrelate tojuveniles, such as the juvenile justice system3 Discussions and the actual legal conception of adolescents’ rights, just like social conceptions of adolescence, reviewed in chapter 1, remain tied to the period of childhood. Although no comprehensive effort exists that reviews and distinguishes the entire panoply of adolescents’ rights from those of children, landmark cases in children’s rights actually often deal with adolescents.

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