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Risky lessons : sex education and social inequality

Autore: Jessica Fields
Editore: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2008.
Serie: Rutgers series in childhood studies.
Edizione/Formato:   Libro : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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Curricula in U.S. public schools are often the focus of heated debate, and few subjects spark more controversy than sex education. While conservatives argue that sexual abstinence should be the only message, liberals counter that an approach that provides comprehensive instruction and helps young people avoid sexually transmitted diseases and pregnancy is necessary. Caught in the middle are the students and teachers  Per saperne di più…
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Genere/forma: Case studies
Tipo materiale: Risorsa internet
Tipo documento: Book, Internet Resource
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Jessica Fields
ISBN: 9780813543345 0813543347 9780813543352 0813543355
Numero OCLC: 173480486
Descrizione: xi, 204 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contenuti: Introduction: Asking more of sex education --
Differences and divisions: Social inequality in sex education debates and policies --
The prophylactic of talk: Sex educations's competing lessons on sexual communication --
Natural and ideological: Depicting bodies in sex education --
Embattled knowledge: Curiosity and understanding in sex education --
Conclusion: Policy, practice, and sexuality education.
Titolo della serie: Rutgers series in childhood studies.
Responsabilità: Jessica Fields.
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Curricula in US public schools are often the focus of heated debate, and few subjects spark more controversy than sex education. This book brings readers inside three North Carolina middle schools to  Per saperne di più…

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"Topical, important, interesting, and accessible, Fields's book will appeal to a wide audience of sociologists and educators." - Christine L. Williams, University of Texas at Austin"

 
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