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Author Campos, David.

Title Sex, youth, and sex education : a reference handbook / David Campos.

Published Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, [2002]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson REF  613.90712 CAMP    NOT FOR LOAN
Physical description xiv, 316 pages ; p23 cm.
Series Contemporary education issues.
Contemporary education issues.
Notes This book is also available on the World Wide Web as an e-book.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Chronology of sex education and sex in society -- A historical perspective of sex education, 1900s to 1990 -- Sexual violence against youth : abuse and harassment -- Sexual orientation : gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender youth -- Sex education and youth with disabilities -- Organizations, associations, and governmental agencies -- Resources and selected publications -- A different world.
Summary The reference source on contemporary American education, with jargon-free analysis of controversial topics and on-going debates.
The little red schoolhouse is no more. Today, sophisticated educational methods and fractious debate reflect an educational system as big and diverse as America itself. Contemporary Education Issues provides the much-need perspective to make sense of an educational system as big and diverse and dynamic as America itself.
Tackling topics from teacher training to special education, the series covers classroom, courthouse, and Congress with balanced perspective and thorough, no-holds-barred analyses that make sense of American education from preschool to college.
No other reference set on the subject offers so much, whether for the student looking into a topic for the first time or the seasoned scholar looking for research resources.
Subject Sex instruction for teenagers -- United States.
ISBN 1576077764 (hardcover : alk. paper)