Lost Boys: Why Our Sons Turn Violent and How We Can Save Them Test | Mid-Book Test - Medium

James Garbarino
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 143 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
Buy the Lost Boys: Why Our Sons Turn Violent and How We Can Save Them Lesson Plans
Name: _________________________ Period: ___________________

This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Why does the author blame improved care of premature babies for part of the youth violence issue?
(a) These children have higher rates of drug addiction.
(b) These children have higher rates of abuse.
(c) These children have higher rates of disease.
(d) These children have higher rates of neurological issues.

2. How many high school boys carry a potentially lethal weapon?
(a) Thirty percent.
(b) Fifty percent.
(c) Eighty percent.
(d) Five percent.

3. What does Garbarino claim is one of the most important aspects of child development?
(a) A connection to peers.
(b) A connection to themselves.
(c) A connection to God.
(d) A connection to a caregiver.

4. What did some adults do in response to the announcing of the verdict in the Jonesboro trial?
(a) Threatened to kill the young male perpetrators.
(b) Threatened to kill one another.
(c) Threatened to kill themselves.
(d) Threatened to blow up the prison.

5. What is avoidant attachment?
(a) The relationship between child and caregiver where the child is violent toward the caregiver.
(b) The relationship between child and caregiver where the child loves the caregiver.
(c) The relationship between child and caregiver where the child fears the caregiver.
(d) The relationship between child and caregiver where the child rejects the caregiver.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why does Garbarino try to help others understand violent youth?

2. What trait do some mothers have or develop that can cause behavioral issues in their children, in terms of emotional attachment?

3. What can help turn the tide for violent boys, according to research by Kellam?

4. The term for feeling constantly ashamed, disgraced, humiliated, and worthless is ____________________.

5. What else is an important factor in youth violence?

Short Essay Questions

1. Describe the concept of the tipping point.

2. What does Garbarino say about society's desire to punish violent youth?

3. Explain what the Chicago Tribune did in 1993 - 1994, and what Garbarino's son's reaction was to his father's concerns.

4. Explain why suicides should be included in rates of youth violence.

5. Explain why Garbarino sees little difference between murder and violent assault.

6. Explain 'Conduct Disorder', and why it is a useful, but dangerous, label.

7. What does the social biological perspective say about why children face different opportunities and risks for development?

8. Explain why Garbarino argues that medical technology is partially to blame for unreliable statistics on homicide rates.

9. Explain why the problem of youth violence changes as the problem spreads, and why 'war zones' are a prime area for the 'infection' of youth violence to foster.

10. Explain the term 'toxic shame', and what it means to Garbarino.

(see the answer keys)

This section contains 1,225 words
(approx. 5 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Lost Boys: Why Our Sons Turn Violent and How We Can Save Them Lesson Plans
Copyrights
BookRags
Lost Boys: Why Our Sons Turn Violent and How We Can Save Them from BookRags. (c)2019 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.