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Teen 2. 0 Saving Our Children and Families from the Torment of Adolescence

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ISBN-10: 1884995594

ISBN-13: 9781884995590

Edition: 2009

Authors: Robert Epstein

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Arguing that adolescence is an unnecessary period of life that people are better off without, this groundbreaking study shows that teen confusion and hardships are caused by outmoded systems that were designed to destroy the continuum between childhood and adulthood. Documenting that teens are isolated from adults and are forced to look to their media-dominated peers for knowledge, this contention demonstrates that by infantilizing young people, society does irrevocable harm to their development and well-being. Instead, parents, teachers, employers, and others must rediscover the adults in young people by giving them authority and responsibility as soon as they exhibit readiness. Teens are…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Quill Driver Books
Publication date: 2/24/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 535
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

List of Illustrations
Foreword
Acknowledgments
Preface to the New Edition
A Note to the Reader
Introduction
The Case Against the Artificial Extension of Childhood
The Chaos and the Cause
The Creation of Adolescence
Adolescence Abroad
Instant Adulthood
Storm and Stress
The Capabilities of Young People
Adultness
Young People Are Capable Thinkers
Young People Can Love
Young People Are Tough
Young People Are Creative
Young People Can Handle Responsibility
What Does the Bible Say?
How We Must Change
How Society Must Change
Why Some Will Resist
How Adult Are You?
Adult and Teen Competency Scores on the EDTA
A Debate About Teen Crime
Plato, Socrates, and Aristotle on Teens
Brief Timeline of Teen Restrictions in the United States
Resources on Teen Rights
Finding the Inner Adult in Your Teen
The Young Person's Bill of Rights
Notes
Readings
Index
About the Author