Teenage sexuality : opposing viewpoints

Format: Print Book 1988
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Presents opposing viewpoints about teenage attitudes toward sex, their sexual and reproductive rights, teenage pregnancy, sex education, and school-based clinics.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Does open discussion of sex and sexuality foster increased sexual activity? Whose responsibility is it to provide information on birth control and sex to teens-school, parents, church? Does pornography affect teenage sexuality? Which is more important when tackling the rising rate of teenage pregnancy-moral values or information? These are but a few of the important questions dealt with in another well-ordered, carefully edited volume in Greenhaven Press' debate/issues series. Eight selections debate the value of school-based sex information/materials clinics; Melvin Anchell takes issue with those (Sol Gordon here) who see sex education in public schools as a necessity; Joseph Tkach (Plain Truth) and Lawrence Wade (the Washington Times) chastise parents for giving up their responsibility to educate and direct their children: ``teens have no right to sex in the first place.'' A wide-ranging overview with characteristically good book and periodical bibliographies, the treatment also includes exercises meant to hone critical thinking, a list of organizations to contact, and an index. Gr. 9-12. SZ. 306.7'088055 Sex instruction for youth / Sexual ethics / Pregnancy / Birth control [CIP] 87-37268"
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Additional Information
Series Opposing viewpoints series.
Subjects Teenagers -- Sexual behavior -- United States.
Sex instruction -- United States.
Teenage pregnancy -- United States.
Birth control clinics -- United States.
Publisher St. Paul, Minn. :Greenhaven Press,1988
Contributors Bernards, Neal, 1963-
Hall, Lynn, 1949-
Language English
Description 215 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographies and index.
ISBN 0899084303 (lib. bdg.) :
0899084052 (pbk.) :
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