Get Real About Sex: The Politics and Practice of Sex Education

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McGraw-Hill Education (UK), Jul 1, 2007 - Education - 217 pages
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This book brings together views of sex education, schooling and parenthood from young people, teachers, school nurses and head teachers and considers the potential conflicts between approaches to education and health.
 

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Contents

Introduction Get Real about Sex
1
Sex gender and education Contemporary challenges and contested histories
23
Views from the staffroom Teachers perspectives on sex education
50
Sexy bodies in the classroom Pupils values and views about sex education
73
Healthy bodies in healthy schools Joinedup policy and the healtheducation divide
99
Too little too late Young mothers sex education and educational values
122
Young people not pupils Sex education and boys not in school
146
Conclusions Getting real about sex embedding an embodied sex education in schools
167
References
192
Index
212
Back Cover
218
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Pam Alldred is Senior Lecturer in the Centre for Youth Work Studies at Brunel University, UK.

Miriam David, AcSS FRSA, is Professor of Education and Associate Director of the Teaching and Learning Research Programme at the Institute of Education, University of London, UK.

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