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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


 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


Education for Social Hygiene

Christina Simmons

in Making Marriage Modern: Women's Sexuality from the Progressive Era to World War II

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195064117
eISBN:
9780199869565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195064117.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Social History

Social hygiene reform developed in the 1910s from the coalescence of the religious social purity movement and the more scientifically inclined antivenereal disease movement. Social hygienists, many ... More


The Christian Silent Majority

Daniel K. Williams

in God's Own Party: The Making of the Christian Right

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195340846
eISBN:
9780199867141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340846.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In the early 1960s, fundamentalists and evangelicals were divided over civil rights, and that division was reflected in the election of 1964, when fundamentalist leaders supported Barry Goldwater, ... More


‘What've a boiling kettle got to do with a baby?’ 1: The Maintenance of Ignorance

Kate Fisher

in Birth Control, Sex, and Marriage in Britain 1918-1960

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199267361
eISBN:
9780191708299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267361.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter explores the tension between the proliferation of information about birth control methods (condoms, caps, female pessaries, and forms of abortion) in the early 20th century, and the ... More


Sex, God, and the American Flag: Tradition and Change in Moral Values

June Melby Benowitz

in Challenge and Change: Right-Wing Women, Grassroots Activism, and the Baby Boom Generation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061221
eISBN:
9780813051437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061221.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter looks at moral issues that attracted the attention of right-wing women during the 1950s to early 1970s. The women actively campaigned against sex education in schools, while pushing for ... More


Object Matters: Condoms, Adolescence and Time

Nicole Vitellone

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075681
eISBN:
9781781700877
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075681.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

During the mid-1980s, the object of the condom became associated with the prevention of HIV/AIDS. This book investigates the consequences of this shift in the object's meaning. Focusing on the US, ... More


Confronting the Canon in the Classroom: Approaches to Teaching the Significance of Women, Sex, and Gender in the Work of Emile Durkheim

Jean Elisabeth Pedersen

in Teaching Durkheim

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195165272
eISBN:
9780199784554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195165276.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter recounts this book's author's own experiences of teaching Durkheim and introducing feminist theory, which have always occurred in settings where the dominant approach is reading and ... More


Making Marriage Modern: Women's Sexuality from the Progressive Era to World War II

Christina Simmons

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195064117
eISBN:
9780199869565
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195064117.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Social History

As a modern female style undermined a Victorian motherhood‐centered ideal, whites and African Americans debated conceptions of women's sexuality and marriage. In the 1910s social hygiene reformers ... 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


The Modern Female Body as a Mass Phenomenon

Ina Zweiniger‐Bargielowska

in Managing the Body: Beauty, Health, and Fitness in Britain 1880-1939

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199280520
eISBN:
9780191594878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280520.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter posits women's physical liberation alongside political emancipation, greater gender equality, expanding employment opportunities after 1918. A modern femininity was constructed by means ... More


Informing and Advising: Sexual Welfare

Adrian Bingham

in Family Newspapers?: Sex, Private Life, and the British Popular Press 1918-1978

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199279586
eISBN:
9780191707308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279586.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter outlines the way in which popular newspapers gradually assumed the task of informing and advising their readers about matters of sexual welfare. In the inter-war period, the popular ... More


Equality and the right to education: let’s talk about sex education

Meghan Campbell

in Human Rights and Equality in Education: Comparative Perspectives on the Right to Education for Minorities and Disadvantaged Groups

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447337638
eISBN:
9781447337676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447337638.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter addresses the challenges girls face in accessing human rights-based sex education. Sex education sharply brings into focus the discriminatory gender norms that influence and undermine a ... More


The Sex Education Debates

Nancy Kendall

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226922270
eISBN:
9780226922294
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226922294.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Educating children and adolescents in public schools about sex is a deeply inflammatory act in the United States. Since the 1980s, intense political and cultural battles have been waged between ... More


Cripping Consent: Autonomy and Access

Hilary O’connell

in Screw Consent: A Better Politics of Sexual Justice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520295407
eISBN:
9780520968172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295407.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The fifth chapter explicates a Connecticut case of alleged sexual assault committed against a significantly physically and cognitively disabled woman. The facts and fallout of the case facilitate an ... More


“it's a local thing”: sex education as compromise and choice in wyoming

Nancy Kendall

in The Sex Education Debates

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226922270
eISBN:
9780226922294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226922294.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter examines how community–school relations and curricular decisions made in a decentralized policy environment affected the sex education approach adopted by a school and its teachers in ... More


‘Pet your dog …’: sex education, abstinence and contraception

Ashbee Edward

in The Bush Administration, Sex and the Moral Agenda

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072765
eISBN:
9781781701294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072765.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter analyses the views of George W. Bush on the issues of sex education, contraception and abstinence, and considers how his election campaign was influenced by these issues. It suggests ... More


Flesh and Bones

April R. Haynes

in Riotous Flesh: Women, Physiology, and the Solitary Vice in Nineteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226284590
eISBN:
9780226284767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226284767.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

“Flesh and Bones” examines the work of Sarah Mapps Douglass, an African American teacher and lecturer, as an example of ongoing resistance to the racialization of female sexuality. A leader of ... More


The Right to Comprehensive Sex Education

Hazel G. Beh

in Children, Sexuality, and the Law

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814723852
eISBN:
9780814724217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814723852.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter addresses children's rights to sexual information, including affirmative sexual education in schools, sexual health services, and contraception. Over the last several decades, the ... More


A More Promiscuous Politics: LGBT Rights without the LGBT Rights

Joseph J. Fischel

in After Marriage Equality: The Future of LGBT Rights

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479883080
eISBN:
9781479898794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479883080.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter argues that the push for same-sex marriage has opened the door for the legal recognition of polygamous marriages. Rather than denying the likelihood or advisability of such recognition, ... More


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