TITLE

Time to question the values that guide society

AUTHOR(S)
Williamson, Howard
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Children & Young People Now (Haymarket Business Publications Ltd;5/28/2008, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article reflects on the plight of Mr. and Mrs. Mizen, parents of Jimmy Mizen who was stabbed by a shard glass, in Great Britain. The author mentions that although the couple had the feeling of bitterness and resentment on the death of their son. The murderer was only 19 years old. The author contends that because of such crimes committed by young adults, government should impose legislations that would effectively address the problem.
ACCESSION #
32649800

 

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