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Emancipation / Noël Merino, book editor.

Merino, Noël. (Added Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Pike Co PL - Petersburg Main Library YA 342.73 TRF (Text) 38650833369018 YA NON-FIC Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780737769999
  • ISBN: 0737769998
  • Physical Description: 139 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Farmington Hills, Mich. : Greenhaven Press/Gale Cengage Learning, [2015]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes chronology.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 130-132) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The evolving legal rights of children have always been dependent on age / Michael Grossberg -- The age of majority must be the same for males and females : the Supreme Court's decision / Harry Blackmun -- The requirements for minor emancipation vary by state / Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law -- Want to get emancipated from your parents? : better be rich / Eliza Shapiro -- My father offered me emancipation, but I refused it : personal narrative / Alyssa Bereznak -- The emancipation of foster care youth is far from ideal / Alfreda P. Iglehart and Rosina M. Becerra -- I aged out of the foster care system and became homeless : personal narrative / LaTasha C. Watts -- A married, independent minor can be considered legally emancipated : the Washington State Supreme Court's decision / Lloyd W. Shorett -- There is a mature minor exception to parental consent in medical decisions : the Tennessee Supreme Court's decision / Frank Drowota -- Medical emancipation statutes forbid mandatory parental involvement for student medical care : the California state attorney general's opinion / Bill Lockyer and Susan Duncan Lee -- Old enough to vote, old enough to smoke? / Jennifer Lai -- There is no reason to set the drinking age later than the age of majority / Laurence M. Vance -- There is good reason for allowing emancipation prior to legal drinking / Christopher Carpenter and Carlos Dobkin -- The mind-booty problem : rethinking the age of sexual consent / William Saletan -- For many college students, home means both the place they live and the place they left / Timothy L. Hulsey.
Summary, etc.:
"Explores real or perceived teen rights related to the emancipation of teens, and how issues such as medical care decisions, drinking and smoking, and the age of sexual consent and marriage are impacted by emancipation"--From the publisher's web site.
Target Audience Note:
9-12 Medialog, Inc.
Subject: Minors > United States.
Teenagers > Legal status, laws, etc. > United States.

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