Essays Tagged: "underage drinking"

Little Lushes

Little Lushes: a Big ProblemUnderage drinking is wide spread through out the United States. According to Klaidman, of 10 million ... years (137). Lack of entertainment on college campuses and easy availability of alcohol can lead to underage drinking as well. Here at UWEC, it is easy to find a party where alcohol is provided to und ... ontact a friend... and within half an hour he can have the drink of his choice' (Frerking). Because underage drinking is such a problem in today's society, measures must be taken to reduce the problem ...

(4 pages) 98 0 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

The underage Drinking Problem and how to prevent youths from consuming alcohol underage. A perspective view of parents, law enforcement, bar owners, and college students

The ongoing act of underage drinking has been a difficult social problem for parents and community members, bar owners ... s, and college students to address. As a college student at Oswego State University, I have noticed underage drinking and the violent actions of students that arise from the consumption of alcohol. Th ... umption of alcohol. The entire situation appalls me.In reading the article entitled, "Taking Aim at Underage Drinking" and "Punish Underage Drinkers More, Bar Owner Suggests", I perceive that there ar ...

(3 pages) 182 1 4.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

How to prevent youth alcohol abuse, an indepth report

Alcohol use by underage drinkers is a persistent public health problem in the United States, and alcohol is the mos ... g adolescents. Accordingly, numerous approaches have been developed and studied that aim to prevent underage drinking. Some approaches are school based, involving curricula targeted at preventing alco ... estern Prevention Project and Project Northland) have combined many of these strategies. KEY WORDS: underage drinking; prevention strategy; school-based prevention; curriculum; prevention through alte ...

(22 pages) 458 0 4.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Underage Drinking

Drinking Age Why has America had so many problems with underage drinking? I think that there is way too much underage drinking by young adults in America. ... act and not as something to do every weekend when you were bored, we would have fewer problems with underage drinking. In addition, I feel that parents have a lot to with the problem. They are too nai ...

(3 pages) 95 0 3.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

A persuasive speech against underage drinking.

eaker Credibility: Being a college student and under the age of 21, I have researched this topic of underage drinking because I thought this issue would be extremely beneficial to all of us since we a ... h.Transition: Let's begin by talking about why teenagers should not have alcohol.I. Main Point #1A. Underage drinking is illegal in all 50 states.1. The tolerance that police have to a teenager drinki ...

(4 pages) 630 0 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

The drinking age should remain 21 and not be lowered to 18.

the wheel of a car and attempt to drive home. These are just a few of the problems that arise from underage drinking.It is often argued by teens that the drinking age is too high. They believe that i ... driving experience adults have compared to teens.Drinking and driving is not the only problem with underage drinking. The brain continues to develop throughout adolescence until the person reaches th ...

(4 pages) 170 1 5.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Teen Drinking: A Disputed Issue

g. The Government spent $1.1 billion to combat alcohol and drug use, but only $71 million to target underage drinking. Today the government is trying to stop teen drinking. The truth is, they can't st ... ng way more money to stop teen drinking than the teens spending on alcohol. So what do you think on underage drinking should the government let it slide for get the funding for this problem, or should ...

(3 pages) 42 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Underage driving: step out of the car please.

he legal driving age should be raised due to the number of fatal accidents caused by young drivers. Underage drinking also increases these risks.Should underage drivers have worse consequences for the ... worse consequences for their actions? In a recent radio program (radio 107.1), 14 people said that underage drivers should receive worse consequences for their actions. Only one said that they should ...

(4 pages) 60 0 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Americans and Alcohol

who are drinking regularly in high school seem to be fully aware of the penalties and laws against underage drinking, possession but don't care. They agree that driving while intoxicated is a key rol ...

(4 pages) 75 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Do you believe that the legal drinking age should remain twenty-one or be lowered to the age of eighteen?

I believe that the legal drinking age of twenty-one should remain the same because of the issues of underage drinking, alcohol abuse and health problems.First of all, I believe that the legal drinking ... lems.First of all, I believe that the legal drinking should remain the age of twenty-one because of underage drinking. According to potsdam.edu, alcohol abuse is a significant problem among young peop ...

(3 pages) 150 0 3.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Legal drinking age 18 instead of 21 in US

es more problems than solutions. By changing the drinking age society will have fewer problems with underage drinking, and young adults will have fewer problems with underage drinking. Additionally, t ... agraph 5)By changing the drinking age society will have fewer problems and less to worry about with underage drinking, and young adults will have the opportunity to learn how to drink responsibly in a ...

(5 pages) 152 0 4.3 Oct/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Underage drinking

ol last year. That still leaves 80 percent of college students have been known to binge drink while underage. As overwhelming as these numbers are, new findings indicate that the use and abuse of alco ... e. The main public policy involved is the legal drinking age and the consequences that are given to underage drinkers. There needs to be something changed about the policy that deals with the health o ...

(2 pages) 43 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Boys/ girls discrimmination

ore serious and mean. The times that the cops did come into the house to search and bust people for underage drinking they usually went to the males first.A second example of this is speeding tickets. ...

(3 pages) 41 1 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

Comparative Analysis of 'Blackrock" - Nick Enright and "Blurred" Stephen Davis (which play best represents the values/attitudes and beleifs of Australian youth culture)

res the strength of mateship, the importance of image and the dangers of peer pressure, parties and underage drinking. The second play is the popular "Blurred" by the playwright Stephen Davis; which o ... sm is also apparent in "Blurred", in some relationships more so than that of others, in relation to underage drinking which often leads to irresponsible behaviour which is inherit of a lack of conside ...

(8 pages) 29 0 3.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

"Blurred" And "Black Rock" Australian Play Analysis

in the festival are "Blackrock" (by Nick Enright) which unravels the death of a teenage girl at an underage drinking party and explores how the youths handle the situation. The second play is "Blurre ... Australian youth including; Surf culture, mateship, teenage rebellion, peer pressure and partying (Underage Drinking and Drug use). However, Blackrock centralises on the idea of Mateship, where you a ...

(5 pages) 45 1 4.8 Jul/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Alcohol Abuse on College Campuses: Community Issues

ollege students regularly have access to, and drink, alcohol. The costs and problems resulting from underage drinking include the following categories:* traffic crashes, Over 1,400 students ages 18 to ... various costs to society. Alcohol-attributable violence and traffic crashes dominated these costs. Underage drinking accounted for at least 16% of alcohol sales in 2001. Furthermore, alcohol abuse am ...

(11 pages) 69 0 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Underage Drinking

In my opinion, I believe drinking among college and underage teenagers has become a very serious problem for a while. I was surprise with all the statis ... the statistics in the readings and I wouldn't know that parents would do such thing to start their underage kids drinking and lead themselves of getting fine and being arrested. For example, Milwauke ... es "88% of parents say they don't know everything they need to know about the legal consequences of underage drinking for their teens." I think these parents are lying because they were once teenagers ...

(1 pages) 428 0 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

"A Property Of the Clan" by Nick Enright: Analysis

“A Property of the Clan " unravels the death of a teenage girl at an underage drinking party and explores how the youths handle the situation."A Property of the Clan" ... Australian youth including; Surf culture, mateship, teenage rebellion, peer pressure and partying (Underage Drinking and Drug use). However, A Property of the Clan” centralises on the idea of Matesh ... te important to the Australian youth culture, compared to other countries. Australian teens tend to underage drink and abuse drugs more. It also explores the diminished responsibilities of people unde ...

(2 pages) 64 0 4.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Teen Alcoholism

This question has aroused quite a commotion in our country. In an ideal world, the solution to the underage drinking problem would be to allow individuals 18 years and older to legally purchase and c ... e Puritanical ethos of this country. In brief, I trust that by taking the glamour and danger out of underage drinking the results will prove positive.I believe that the United States should revise the ...

(5 pages) 28 0 0.0 Mar/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Deviant Behavior Associated With Fraternity Parties

take place within the college environment. The most commonly known location that is associated with underage drinking on college campuses across the nation is the Greek System, an area populated by so ... oor, they make their way immediately to the corner where the alcohol is being served, usually by an underage brother, and have a drink or two on average before they make their way to the dance floor a ...

(6 pages) 34 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol