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Children of war: Violence and America"s youth hearing before the Subcommittee on Children, Family, Drugs and Alcoholism of the Committee on Labor and ... second session ... July 23, 1992 (S. hrg) by United States

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Number of Pages77
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ISBN 100160446074
ISBN 109780160446078
OCLC/WorldCa28054297

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The subcommittee heard testimony on violence among America's youth in a hearing entitled, 'Children at War: Violence and America's Youth.' Witnesses spoke on the possible causes of rising homicide. White American Youth not only tells Picciolini's gripping story, but it is filled with rare insights that put today's rise of white nationalism in perspective."-- Ali Soufan, former FBI special agent and New York Times bestselling author of The Black Banners: The Inside Story of 9/11 and the War Against al-Qaeda/5(50). Moreover, none of the calls to eliminate gun violence in the United States link such violence to the broader war on youth, especially poor minorities in the United States. Get this from a library! Children of war: violence and America's youth: hearing before the Subcommittee on Children, Family, Drugs and Alcoholism of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred First Congress, second session J [United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Labor and Human Resources.

This latter type of child soldier is now the focus the western hemisphere as the region struggles to contain record levels of gang violence and drug trafficking. Though a large number of these children “volunteer” to enlist, child soldiers are usually abducted from their homes, schools, villages or streets.   “A survey of households reported that almost 5 million children between the ages of 10 and 14 were working the percentage of youth in the labor force varies with the families’ socioeconomic status; for example, the rate of children’s economic activity declines as family income rises” (Mickelson, , p).   “War by definition is about violence, but Holger Hoock’s brilliantly written book is perhaps the first to use violence as its main focus for understanding the War of American Independence. He highlights some truly shocking instances of violence—on both sides—in a gripping (if at times stomach-churning) : Crown Publishing Group. Parents should know who their children are friends with and talk with their kids about peer pressure which could lead to dangerous situations, like gun violence. We need to protect kids, not guns.

Abstract: The Islamic State is mobilizing children and youth at an increasing and unprecedented rate. The authors present preliminary findings from a new database in which they recorded and analyzed child and youth “martyrs” eulogized by the Islamic State between January and January The data suggests that the number of child and youth . His first book, Crimes against Children: Sexual Violence and Legal Culture in New York City, –, explored the prosecution of sex crimes during the period in which new ideas about childhood transformed American laws regarding sexual violence. His current research .   Last month Donna DeCesare, an award-winning photojournalist and an associate professor at the University of Texas at Austin, released her bilingual book Unsettled/Desasosiego: Children in a World of book is both a memoir and a collection of her photographs documenting the impact of civil wars and gangs on young people in Central America and the United .   Media Exposure and Copycat Crimes. While many scholars do seem to agree that there is evidence that media violence—whether that of film, TV, or video games—increases aggression, they disagree about its impact on violent or criminal behavior (Ferguson, ; Gunter, ; Helfgott, ; Reiner, ; Savage, ).Nonetheless, it is violent incidents that most often prompt speculation Author: Nickie Phillips.