Essays Tagged: "teenage girls"

Women In The Workforce

North America it is common for women to have part-time orsummer jobs, and the participation rate of teenage girls is high.It is also mostly high throughout the world in places as UnitedKingdom because ...

(4 pages) 259 0 3.8 Jun/1993

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Love Shouldn't essay about how more education is needed to stop teen dating violence.

Why is it that more teenage girls have become involved in physically and emotionally abusive relationships? Perhaps it i ... factors that contribute to teen dating violence; they will be listed in the paragraphs that follow.Teenagers succumb easily to peer pressure. If girls believe that the abusive relationship their frie ... s not normal (Murray 13).Although society believes that women and men are more equal now than ever, teenage girls sometimes hold fast to the notion that guys are dominant and girls are submissive. Gir ...

(6 pages) 143 2 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Little girls in pretty boxes by Joan Ryan

healthy goals in young girls minds.In our society today bulimia and Anorexia are very popular among teenage girls. Females in general usually have a poor body image. Even very young girls will go to g ...

(2 pages) 95 0 4.9 May/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

This paper is about anorexia in teenage girls discusses the problems

Research PaperAnorexia and Teenage GirlsAnorexia Nervosa, as it is referred to in medical terminology, is an extreme eating dis ... nantly affects the female gender, and in particular affects girls and women most often during their teenage and early adult years. In one recent study, it was found that up to one percent of all adole ... th their lives.Anorexia can strike anyone and from all different angles. Many times, especially for teenage girls, it is very difficult to understand, recognize or even admit they have anorexia. Anoth ...

(12 pages) 197 0 4.6 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Women and the media

ome or at school there is pretty much no escape. The impressions of the media are most obvious with teenage girls. Every where they look there are TV commercials and adds in magazines that are directe ... eptable body image that they should strive for, no matter how unattainable it may be. This need for teenage girls to look like the super models causes eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia and ...

(2 pages) 154 0 3.9 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Sex Education should be taught in middle schools to make our children aware and help them with decisions in the future.

in attitude toward the opposite sex.As you walk down the middle school hallways, you see more young teenage girls that arepregnant. Many of these girls knew the chances of getting pregnant without usi ... egirls and even young men should be given the opportunity to learn about the outcomes of sex.When a teenage girl is making out with her boyfriend and things start to grow intense, most justgo along wi ...

(2 pages) 131 1 3.2 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Legal Abortion=Freedom of Choice Whenever a society attempts to outlaw abortions, it ignores the same urgent reasons for safe, legal abortions that have always existed.

people, particularily women and children, below the line of economic survival. A high percentage of teenage girls will become pregnant before their twentieth birthday. The penalty for lack of knowledg ...

(3 pages) 120 0 3.3 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

"Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been" by Joyce Carol Oates.

As teenagers begin to grow and mature, their emerging sexuality becomes quite evident. Both girls and b ... currence. However this emerging sexuality has a dark side. Hormones spread like fire, often leading teenagers to go beyond simple kisses. Temptation surrounds teenagers, especially teenage girls. The ... as the Pied Piper of Tucson. Charles Schmid was sentenced to death for the rape and murder of three teenage girls. Joyce Carol Oates brought him to life using the character Arnold Friend. In the story ...

(9 pages) 398 1 4.6 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Can capital punishment be justified?

nnocent bystanders are killed. this was highlighted by the case at new year when two innocent young teenage girls were shot in a gang shooting in England.As the culture of carrying weapons increases, ...

(3 pages) 72 0 2.0 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

Puberty Blues.

lues is pure fantasy and twenty years on is even more irrelevant than ever. This movie is about two teenage girls coming of age and growing up on the surfing beaches just outside Sydney. Although the ... portrayed in a way the film makes them out to be. The issues that this film looks at include drugs, teenage sex, alcohol and the influences that peer group pressure can have on a young person's life.T ...

(4 pages) 43 0 3.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis


sively, or purge their food by vomiting or misusing laxatives. This disorder is not only limited to teenage girls as many think , some men as well as older women also develop the problem. (picture of ...

(3 pages) 119 4 3.8 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

A comparison of the short stories "Good Country people" and "Where are you going, Where have you been?"

how naive they really are.In "Where are you going, Where have you been?", Connie starts out as most teenage girls seemingly would - she wants to be more daring, to appear older, to experience more of ... g, to appear older, to experience more of the world. She sneaks away from childish pursuits, to the teenage or adult world, to drink and kiss boys rather than shop for school clothes, to see movies in ...

(4 pages) 111 1 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Where Are You Going Where Have You Been - in-depth look at Connie and why she was swayed by Arnold Friend

ve You Been?", had based her life around this concept. Connie fit into the stereo typical role of a teenage girl, like most of them do. She was completely focused on her looks and receiving the attent ... r jingling charm bracelets. Joyce Carol Oates overall described Connie as a pretty, young girl.Most teenage girls have two different sides concerning their social life; the side they show to their par ...

(2 pages) 212 1 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Developmental psych- Teenage pregnancy

Although teenage pregnancies in North America have declined considerably within the past two years, teenage p ... dressed. Today's rates are still higher in 1990 than they were only a decade ago. In North America, teenage birth rates exceed that of most other industrialised nations, even though North American tee ... r industrialised nations, even though North American teenagers are no more sexually active than are teenagers in Europe or other parts of the world (Gormly, 1997).Recent statistics concerning teen bir ...

(7 pages) 177 1 4.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Sports & Eating Disorders

s usually a self-esteem booster for girls, being involved in some weight-conscious sports might put teenage girls at risk for eating disorders. But new research shows there are some warning signs that ... shows there are some warning signs that parents and coaches can look out for.An estimated 1,000,000 teenagers are affected in some way by an eating disorder and almost 90 percent of these teens were f ...

(3 pages) 69 0 3.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Media's Influence on Teen Girls and Their Self Esteem

, but now she can place the blame on herself; or is it the media that triggers this odd behavior in teenage girls? According to About-Face, sixty nine percent of female television characters are thin ... ial gap between the "thin" and the "thick" is a leading factor in the lowered self-esteems of young teenage girls as well as a primary cause in drastic appearance changes. Our society has elevated the ...

(3 pages) 121 0 3.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Teen Pregnancy in America

a, more teens are choosing to have sex at young age, which is causing the children to have children.Teenage pregnancy is usually a crisis for the pregnant girl and her family. Common reactions include ... e father is young and present, similar problems can occur in his family. Babies born in the U.S. to teenage mothers are at risk for long-term problems in many major areas of life, including school fai ...

(3 pages) 143 0 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Halloween, beware

ad just been let out for the evening for the high school students. Our story takes us to a group of teenage girls, Jessica, Claire, Paula and Destiny. All of the age of 16, Last Halloween the four tee ...

(11 pages) 72 0 4.4 Jun/2004

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


r which mainly affects females, although males may also become sufferers.Statistics vary, but among teenage girls, anorexia is thought to affect between 1% and 2%. The commonness of bulimia, which ten ... refusing it will often cause offence. This is particularly true within families! Some children and teenagers seem to find that saying no to food is the only way they can either express their feelings ...

(7 pages) 96 3 4.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Critically discuss the cause of one psychological disorder

fields continues to explore possible causes. Anorexia nervosa is an illness that usually occurs in teenage girls, but it can also occur in teenage boys, and adult women and men. People with anorexia ...

(6 pages) 98 1 4.2 Aug/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders