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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


Sex education and the condom

Nicole Vitellone

in Object Matters: Condoms, Adolescence and Time

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075681
eISBN:
9781781700877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075681.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter analyses the social effects of sex education for adolescents. Focusing on the period post-1986, it examines the impact of AIDS education, and in particular safer-sex education in the ... More


Sexuality Development in Adolescence

Stephen T. Russell, Kali S. Van Campen, and Joel A. Muraco

in Sex for Life: From Virginity to Viagra, How Sexuality Changes Throughout Our Lives

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772522
eISBN:
9780814723814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772522.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter explores the complicated pathways along which homosexual and heterosexual identities develop during adolescence. Adolescence is characterized by dramatic developmental changes entailing ... More


Raging Hormones, Regulated Love

Amy T. Schalet

in Not Under My Roof: Parents, Teens, and the Culture of Sex

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226736181
eISBN:
9780226736204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226736204.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This book aims to take us beyond our usual perspectives on adolescent sexuality. Medical and public health literatures conceptualize adolescent sexuality primarily in terms of individual risk-taking ... More


American Parents and the Drama of Adolescent Sexuality

Amy T. Schalet

in Not Under My Roof: Parents, Teens, and the Culture of Sex

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226736181
eISBN:
9780226736204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226736204.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter presents interviews with American parents and the differences uncovered in these interviews—between fathers and mothers, between liberal and conservative parents, between past behavior ... More


Dutch Parents and the Sleepover

Amy T. Schalet

in Not Under My Roof: Parents, Teens, and the Culture of Sex

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226736181
eISBN:
9780226736204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226736204.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter answers the question of how to understand the openness among Dutch parents to minors spending the night together by examining three powerful frames parents use to understand adolescent ... More


Adolescent Development: Wisdom Regarding Teen Capacity

Jennifer Ann Drobac

in Sexual Exploitation of Teenagers: "Adolescent Development, Discrimination, and Consent Law"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226301013
eISBN:
9780226301150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226301150.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter reviews the cutting-edge science of adolescent development and explains how teenagers, as a group, are different from mature adults. It explores adolescent neurobiological, psychosocial, ... More


Sexuality, Self-Formation, and the State

Amy T. Schalet

in Not Under My Roof: Parents, Teens, and the Culture of Sex

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226736181
eISBN:
9780226736204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226736204.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter begins by deepening our understanding of a paradox: the dramatization of adolescent sexuality is predicated on—and stands in service of—an ideal of freedom from social restrictions, ... More


From Abstinence to Purity: The Changing Tropes of Chastity

Christine J. Gardner

in Making Chastity Sexy: The Rhetoric of Evangelical Abstinence Campaigns

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520267275
eISBN:
9780520950559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267275.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter considers the incongruity of the positive, benefits-oriented rhetoric of an evangelical abstinence campaign that is all about a prohibition. The message focuses on a positive call to a ... More


An Adolescent Girl Experiments with Sexuality: Rain (Christine Jeffs, 2001)

Alistair Fox

in Coming-of-Age Cinema in New Zealand: Genre, Gender and Adaptation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474429443
eISBN:
9781474438438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474429443.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The analysis in this chapter focuses on Christine Jeffs’s Rain as evidence of a shift that had occurred in New Zealand society whereby puritan repression is no longer perceived as the source of ... More


Conclusion: Fear And Accommodation In The Contemporary Purity Culture

Sara Moslener

in Virgin Nation: Sexual Purity and American Adolescence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199987764
eISBN:
9780190239473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199987764.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Over several decades evangelical and fundamentalist leaders such as Billy Graham, Carl F.H. Henry, Francis Schaeffer, and James Dobson wove together theories of civilizations’ rise and decline with a ... More


Introduction

Nicholas L. Syrett

in American Child Bride: A History of Minors and Marriage in the United States

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629537
eISBN:
9781469629551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629537.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The introduction argues that the marriage of minors has always been relatively common in the United States, though explanations for its prevalence vary over time. In earlier eras children married ... More


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