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Teaching Sex

The Shaping of Adolescence in the 20th Century

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$37.00 • £29.95 • €33.50

ISBN 9780674009820

Publication Date: 10/15/2002

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304 pages

5-3/4 x 8-7/8 inches

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  • Acknowledgments
  • 1. The Invention of the Sexual Adolescent
  • 2. Regulating Adolescent Appetites
  • 3. The Revolt of Youth
  • 4. Putting Sex in the Schools
  • 5. Domesticating Sex: The Rise of Family Life Education
  • 6. Fighting the Sexual Revolution
  • 7. The Triumph of Sexual Liberalism?
  • 8. The Myths of Reform
  • Notes
  • Index

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