Essays Tagged: "adolescent girls"

Reviving Olphelia by Mary Pipher

Reviving OpheliaMary Pipher's book, Revivng Ophelia, was an attempt to describe the struggle our adolescent girls endure trying to make sense of our popular culture. Our group decided to turn our p ... They key messages we attempted to show the class were: the stress relationships between parents and adolescent girls is are under as a result of a misogynistic culture, the effects of the popular cult ...

(2 pages) 58 0 4.2 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Role Model: The Britney SPears Controversy

extremely respected women, candidates for any young girls role model. However, if you walk into any adolescent girls' room, you will most likely not find pictures of Mrs. Roosevelt or Rosa Parks. Brit ... c (Spears Matters 1). Britney Spears has altered dress codes throughout the country, and challenged adolescent girls self of sense, while claiming to promote a wholesome self-image."I like wearing shi ...

(5 pages) 234 1 4.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Factors Of Teen Suicide, Can We Stop It? Symptoms, main factors, causes, significance, results, and solution of teen suicide.

twentieth century, low self-esteem has infected a majority of teenagers in the U.S. Ten percent of adolescent boys and eighteen percent of adolescent girls contemplated it. In 1985 5,399 teenagers to ...

(2 pages) 188 0 3.9 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Depression, Stress & Suicide

Phycology - Adolesence.

ves During the phase of Adolescence, girls body is changing in size, shape, and hormonal structure. Adolescent girls focus on their changing bodies. They feel, look and act differently. Absorbing all ... y. This was the reason why she was left out of social life and missed the developmental experiences adolescents most need at this stage of their life. Dane was starting to notice the importance of phy ...

(4 pages) 154 4 3.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

A brief overview (1368 words) of the Salem Witch Trials. Very informative.

nd fortune telling?things that were considered witchcraft. Such books were especially popular among adolescent girls, just like Betty and Abigail. In Essex County in particular, girls liked to form sm ...

(5 pages) 172 3 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

A biography of 10 famous psychological, anthropological, and sociological, practioners.

t Mead was born in Philadelphia on December 16, 1901. She did her first field work study in 1925 on adolescent girls. Then in 1929, she went to New Guinea where she studied the play and imaginations o ...

(9 pages) 173 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Factors of Teen Suicide: Can We Stop It?

twentieth century, low self-esteem has infected a majority of teenagers in the U.S. Ten percent of adolescent boys and eighteen percent of adolescent girls contemplated it. In 1985 5,399 teenagers to ...

(10 pages) 87 0 3.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

"To lose confidence in one's body is to lose confidence in oneself."

d to body image, especially for young females. In her book, Reviving Ophelia - Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls, Pipher (1994) describes and explains the convoluted issues that girls battle durin ... r (1999) collected writing from girls who deal with issues identified in her book, Ophelia Speaks - Adolescent Girls Write About Their Search for Self. The submissions are not easy to read. The first ...

(36 pages) 331 0 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

Can Teenagers adopt a vegetarian diet without any health risks?

exactly what you will need to know about vegetarianism.2.1 Background.This report is for parents of adolescent girls contemplating becoming a vegetarian. This report has all the information and facts ... y, eggs, poultry and fish. They only eat 100% plant based foods.3.2 Nutritional requirements for an adolescent girl.Adolescents and the teenage years are one of the most important times in a person's ...

(6 pages) 56 1 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

Polygamy: Trouble in Colorado City

(FLDS) sexually abuse young children, girls in particular. In many cases, the community will force adolescent girls into marriage with these much older men. The FLDS excommunicates young boys for the ...

(6 pages) 41 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Little Red Rose

ly upon their smug faces. Men in business suits with finely cropped hair and suitcases at the ready.Adolescent girls, frantically chattering away on their mobile phones, cast obsessive eyes towards po ...

(16 pages) 48 2 4.8 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories


nificant number of classroom hours for it. Many don't.Individual student needs differ as well. Many adolescent boys clearly need training in empathy. Many adolescent girls are made more vulnerable by ...

(1 pages) 606 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


Article By Lindon and Nourse (1993) The article A Multi-Dimensional Model of Groupwork for Adolescent Girls Who Have Been Abuse give us a treatment approach for sexually abused girls using a ... el really functions for girls that have been sexually abuse. I think it is great for people to help adolescent girls that do not know that they are not at fault. They are afraid to open up to people b ...

(2 pages) 688 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


ct body," and why does everyone want it? Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder that mainly affects adolescent girls, although it can occur both in boys or girls younger or older than this. This is a ... ation Survey. The survey, which was conducted between 1988 and 1994, included information from 1900 adolescents aged 12 to 16. It was found that 52% of normal-weight Caucasian females considered thems ...

(10 pages) 19 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Biggest Loser: Children

hin only three years of the TV’s introduction there. A 1998 survey reported that the number of adolescent girls who vomited to control their weight increased by 500 percent only 38 months after t ... urnal of Psychiatry, June (2002).Changing the Channels. 17 June 2007. 20 Aug. 2007 .Hargreaves, D. "Adolescent Body Image Suffers From Media Images of the Impossibly Thin." Flinders University Journal ...

(3 pages) 68 5 5.0 Sep/2007

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

Biography of Margaret Mead

e people firmly believe she should not be studying, such as in Samoa where she studied the lives of adolescent girls moving into adulthood. The information she gathered freed many from ignorance throu ...

(3 pages) 19 0 4.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Eating Disorders

h problems.Anorexia NervosaAnorexia nervosa is an eating disorder that mostly occurs (about 59%) in adolescent girls, but it can also occur among teenage boys and adult men and women. Usually, anorexi ... lin &Hannson, 1999). Having a group of friends is one of the most important desires of being an adolescent. Identification with and loyalty to peers is common for teens and this fidelity can work ...

(11 pages) 98 0 1.7 Jan/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Poetry Of Sappho

ty, and love. Often she directs these emotions toward other women, sometimes even thought to be the adolescent girls she taught. Therefore her poetry is frequently interpreted as being homoerotic. How ...

(2 pages) 29 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Gender Codes

Codes; A Summary The title to this essay is, Boys-R-Us: Board Games and the Socialization of Young Adolescent Girls, by Jennifer Scanlon. Many toys are made and distinguished by different age levels. ... es in age, the toys seem to change. Now the toys are made specifically for boys and girls. In early adolescents, the child can now distinguish the differences. The child now knows what's a girl toy or ...

(2 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Young Women Would Stop Using Birth Control if Their Parents

ent survey of teenage women in Wisconsin. The study, "Effects of Mandatory Parental Notification on Adolescent Girls' Use of Sexual Health Care Services," was published in the August 14, 2002, issue o ...

(1 pages) 695 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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