When Sex Goes to School

When Sex Goes to School

Warring Views on Sex--and Sex Education--since the Sixties

Book - 2006
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An exploration of the ideas and values behind the debate over sex education is told from the perspectives of today's parents, in a sociological study that traces sex education in schools throughout the past century and argues that parental attitudes, divided cultural values, and sexual choices are affecting education today. By the author of Abortio
Publisher: New York : W. W. Norton & Co., c2006.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780393060898
Branch Call Number: 613.9071
Characteristics: xiv, 368 p. ; 25 cm.


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"A chronicle of the two decades that noted sociologist Kristin Luker spent following parents in four America communities engaged in a passionate war of ideas and values, When Sex Goes to School explores a conflict with stakes that are deceptively simple and painfully personal. For these pare... Read More »

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