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Sexuality in school : the limits of education

Author: Jen Gilbert
Publisher: Minneapolis : University Of Minnesota Press, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"From concerns over the bullying of LGBTQ youth and battles over sex education to the regulation of sexual activity and the affirmation of queer youth identity, sexuality saturates the school day. Rather than understand these conflicts as an interruption to the work of education, Jen Gilbert explores how sexuality comes to bear on and to enliven teaching and learning. Gilbert investigates the breakdowns, clashes,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jen Gilbert
ISBN: 9780816686377 0816686378 9780816686391 0816686394
OCLC Number: 863200157
Description: xxxviii, 120 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: Queer Provocations --
1. Backward and Forward: Narrating the Queer Child --
2. There Is No Such Thing as an Adolescent: Sex Education as Taking a Risk --
3. Histories of Misery: It Gets Better and the Promise of Pedagogy --
4. Thinking in Sex Education: Between Prohibition and Desire --
5. Education as Hospitality: Toward a Reluctant Manifesto.
Responsibility: Jen Gilbert.


Jen Gilbert investigates the breakdowns, clashes, and controversies that flare up when sexuality enters spaces of schooling. She draws attention to the explosive but also compelling force of erotic  Read more...


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