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Forbidden Fruit: Sex and Religion in the Lives of American Teenagers

Mark D. Regnerus

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195320947
eISBN:
9780199785452
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320947.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Americans remain deeply ambivalent about teenage sexuality. Many presume that such uneasiness is rooted in religion. This book tackles such questions as: how exactly does religion contribute to the ... More


A Faith of Their Own: Stability and Change in the Religiosity of America's Adolescents

Lisa Pearce and Melinda Lundquist Denton

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199753895
eISBN:
9780199894949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753895.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Drawing on the massive National Study of Youth and Religion’s telephone surveys and more than 120 in-depth interviews, the authors chart the spiritual trajectory of American adolescents and young ... More


Soul Searching: The Religious and Spiritual Lives of American Teenagers

Christian Smith and Melinda Lundquist Denton

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195180954
eISBN:
9780199835829
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019518095X.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book aims to provide new insights on the religious and spiritual lives of American teenagers. It presents the main findings of the National Study of Youth and Religion, a research project on the ... More


Mental Health Treatment for Children and Adolescents

Jacqueline Corcoran

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195375718
eISBN:
9780199865529
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375718.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Health and Mental Health

This book reviews the evidence basis for the treatment of mental health disorders that present in children and adolescents, using both the American Psychological Association Division 12 Task Force ... More


Conclusion: Romance in a Moralizing Culture

Rosalind Brown‐Grant

in French Romance of the Later Middle Ages: Gender, Morality, and Desire

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199554140
eISBN:
9780191721069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554140.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter summarises the key findings of the book, arguing that the conception of masculine and feminine roles in the historico-realist romances of the later middle ages changed markedly from that ... More


Ethical Decision Making in School Mental Health

James C. Raines and Nic T. Dibble

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199735853
eISBN:
9780199863457
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735853.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

There are three essential differences between this book and most others in the field of ethics. First, instead of focusing on specific issues, it focuses on the process of ethical decision-making. ... More


The School Practitioner’s Concise Companion to Health and Well Being

Cynthia Franklin, Mary Beth Harris, and Paula Allen-Meares (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370591
eISBN:
9780199893508
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370591.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Here, readers will find an overview of adolescent health issues and step-by-step prevention and intervention guidance. This Concise Companion covers major health issues that affect students' well ... More


Charlatans or “Lovers of Israel”?: Evaluating Hasidic Populism

Glenn Dynner

in Men of Silk: The Hasidic Conquest of Polish Jewish Society

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195175226
eISBN:
9780199785148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175226.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter evaluates the movement's grassroots appeal through its miracle working enterprises, arguing that Polish zaddikim were neither charlatans, nor were they, technically speaking, “popular” ... More


Perfectly Prep: Gender Extremes at a New England Prep School

Sarah A. Chase

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195308815
eISBN:
9780199894154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308815.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

Moving into a senior boys' dorm at a co-ed New England preparatory school, I soon noticed vast behavioral differences among the students that I found hard to understand. In an environment of ... More


 Fashioning New Stories from Old Wisdom

Mark D. Regnerus

in Forbidden Fruit: Sex and Religion in the Lives of American Teenagers

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195320947
eISBN:
9780199785452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320947.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter briefly details historically what the Christian tradition has thought about sex, culled from interpretations of the Hebrew Old Testament and the New Testament and from more recent ... More


 Can Religion Cause Behavior?

Mark D. Regnerus

in Forbidden Fruit: Sex and Religion in the Lives of American Teenagers

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195320947
eISBN:
9780199785452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320947.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter reviews and evaluates the various ways in which social scientists have come to understand how religion affects human behavior in general, and adolescent sex in particular. In a nutshell, ... More


 Learning Sexuality

Mark D. Regnerus

in Forbidden Fruit: Sex and Religion in the Lives of American Teenagers

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195320947
eISBN:
9780199785452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320947.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores how adolescents learn about sex and sexuality. It discusses various parental strategies for the socialization and education of children about sex and contraception, focusing on ... More


 Motivating Sexual Decisions

Mark D. Regnerus

in Forbidden Fruit: Sex and Religion in the Lives of American Teenagers

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195320947
eISBN:
9780199785452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320947.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter traces the development of adolescent heterosexual ethics and norms, including their motivations to avoid sex or engage in sex. It documents what types of adolescents are likely to take ... More


 Sexual Experience

Mark D. Regnerus

in Forbidden Fruit: Sex and Religion in the Lives of American Teenagers

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195320947
eISBN:
9780199785452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320947.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on actual sexual behavior: teenagers' experience of “first sex”, their patterns of heterosexual behavior after losing their virginity, and some adolescents' regrets about sexual ... More


 Imitation Sex and the New Middle‐Class Morality

Mark D. Regnerus

in Forbidden Fruit: Sex and Religion in the Lives of American Teenagers

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195320947
eISBN:
9780199785452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320947.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter evaluates alternate expressions of sexual activity, such as pornography and oral and anal sex. It explores in some detail the preference for replacing vaginal sexual intercourse with ... More


 A Typology of Religious Influence

Mark D. Regnerus

in Forbidden Fruit: Sex and Religion in the Lives of American Teenagers

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195320947
eISBN:
9780199785452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320947.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the stated and implicit motivation behind adolescent religious discourse about sexual decision making. It introduces a typology of religious influence, which should help make ... More


Introduction

Mark D. Regnerus

in Forbidden Fruit: Sex and Religion in the Lives of American Teenagers

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195320947
eISBN:
9780199785452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320947.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This introductory chapter begins with an analysis of adolescent sexuality in the United States today. It then discusses the effect of religion on adolescent sexuality, and the rationale behind the ... More


Images of Youth

Harry Hendrick

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198217824
eISBN:
9780191678295
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217824.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This is a study of the debate on male youth in the period 1880–1920. During these years, male working-class youth was regarded as posing a serious problem, not only economically, but also morally and ... More


Answering Susan: Liberalism, Civic Education, and the Status of Younger Persons

Joe Coleman

in The Moral and Political Status of Children

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242689
eISBN:
9780191598715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242682.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

While young children lack the moral powers that Rawls calls a conception of the good and a sense of justice, psychological data show that adolescents are closer to adults in this respect. The idea ... More


Altruism and Health: Is There a Link During Adolescence?

Peter L. Benson, E. Gil Clary, and Peter C. Scales

in Altruism and Health: Perspectives from Empirical Research

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195182910
eISBN:
9780199786794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182910.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

The links between prosocial action and health in adolescence have not been a central area of inquiry in the social sciences. Nevertheless, there is a growing body of literature that provides some ... More


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