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Education as Hospitality: Toward a Reluctant Manifesto

Jen Gilbert

in Sexuality in School: The Limits of Education

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816686377
eISBN:
9781452948959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816686377.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Chapter 5 considers how a thoughtful orientation to the problem of sexuality in education can guide the kind of welcome we offer to LGBTQ students, teachers and families in schools.


Backward and Forward: Narrating the Queer Child

Jen Gilbert

in Sexuality in School: The Limits of Education

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816686377
eISBN:
9781452948959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816686377.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Chapter 1 works with two contemporary court cases to explore what happens when the equality-seeking claims of LGBTQ adults rest on an inaugurating story of queer childhood, neglecting children whose ... More


Histories of Misery: It Gets Better and the Promise of Pedagogy

Jen Gilbert

in Sexuality in School: The Limits of Education

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816686377
eISBN:
9781452948959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816686377.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Chapter 3 explores the emotional terrain of the “good gay life” set out in the popular anti-bullying video project “It Gets Better,” which simultaneously sets the grounds of gay futurity and offers ... More


Sexuality in School: The Limits of Education

Jen Gilbert

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816686377
eISBN:
9781452948959
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816686377.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Sexuality in School: The Limits of Education is a study of the educational breakdowns, conflicts and controversies that emerge as sexuality circulates through the spaces and relations of schooling. I ... More


Thinking in Sex Education: Between Prohibition and Desire

Jen Gilbert

in Sexuality in School: The Limits of Education

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816686377
eISBN:
9781452948959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816686377.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Chapter 4 focuses on the ubiquity of prohibition in sex education, engaging psychoanalytic theories of negation and prohibition and taking as a case study the documentary film Desire.


There Is No Such Thing As An Adolescent: Sex Education as Taking a Risk

Jen Gilbert

in Sexuality in School: The Limits of Education

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816686377
eISBN:
9781452948959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816686377.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Chapter 2 considers how “risk” separates the conflicts of adolescence from the achievement of adulthood. Working with a short story, I frame the decision to have safer sex as an emotional problem. ... More


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