Teens and Alcohol, 1st Edition

  • Michael V. Uschan
  • Published By: Lucent Press (Rosen)
  • ISBN-10: 1420509489
  • ISBN-13: 9781420509489
  • DDC: 362.292083
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 10th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released May 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012

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This new edition in the Hot Topics series offers a clear, comprehensive, and balanced discussion of the issue of teens drinking alcohol. The text talks about the reasons teens drink, the history of drinking age laws, the emergence of hosting laws and punishment of parents who supply alcohol to their teenage children, and other methods being used to prevent underage drinking. The problematic drinking culture among underage college students and the prevalence and dangers of binge drinking are also included. The text also describes the particular dangers of drinking for teenagers and how alcohol affects the teenage brain.

Features and Benefits

  • Carefully crafted narrative, fully documented primary and secondary source quotations, informative sidebars, and study questions all provide excellent starting points for research and discussion.
  • Full-color photographs, maps, and charts enhance volumes in this series.