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The Sex Education Debates$
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Nancy Kendall

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780226922270

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: September 2013

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226922294.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

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(p.1) 1 Introduction
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The Sex Education Debates
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Nancy Kendall

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University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226922294.003.0001

This introductory chapter considers the debates over the content of school-based sex education programs in the United States, and discusses how current school-based sex education is not benefitting students, schools, or communities. It describes the kinds of sex education approaches, lays out in broad strokes the central ideological concerns of each, and presents an overview of the subsequent chapters.

Keywords:   sex education, schools, students, communities

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