Harmful to minors : the perils of protecting children from sex / Judith Levine ; foreword by Joycelyn M. Elders

Author(s): Levine, Judith, 1952-
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Course/Professor: EDT 423 (CONTINUE ON RESERVE), TEACHER EDUCATION 423 (CONTINUE ON RESERVE), EDT 523 (CONTINUE ON RESERVE), TEACHER EDUCATION 523 (CONTINUE ON RESERVE), SACCO, MARGARET
Subjects: Sex instruction--United States
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, c2002
LC Classification: H, HQ
Physical Description: xxxv, 299 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Foreword / Joycelyn M. Elders
Author's Note
Acknowledgments
Introduction: Peril and Pleasure, Parenting and Childhood
I. Harmful Protection
1. Censorship: The Sexual Media and the Ambivalence of Knowing 3
2. Manhunt: The Pedophile Panic 20
3. Therapy: "Children Who Molest" and the Tyranny of the Normal 45
4. Crimes of Passion: Statutory Rape and the Denial of Female Desire 68
5. No-Sex Education: From "Chastity" to "Abstinence" 90
6. Compulsory Motherhood: The End of Abortion 117
7. The Expurgation of Pleasure 127
II. Sense and Sexuality
8. The Facts: ... and Truthful Fictions 141
9. What Is Wanting?: Gender, Equality, and Desire 155
10. Good Touch: A Sensual Education 178
11. Community: Risk, Identity, and Love in the Age of AIDS 199
Epilogue: Morality 218
Notes 227
Index 277
Notes: LCCN: 2001006553
ISBN: 0816640068 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-275) and index
Contents: Censorship: the sexual media and the ambivalence of knowing -- Manhunt: the pedophile panic -- Therapy: "children who molest" and the tyranny of the normal -- Crimes of passion: statutory rape and the denial of female desire -- No-sex education: from "chastity" to "abstinence" -- Compulsory motherhood: the end of abortion -- The expurgation of pleasure -- The facts ... and truthful fictions -- What is wanting? gender, equality, and desire -- Good touch: a sensual education -- Community: risk, identity, and love in the age of AIDS
OCLC Number: 48249308
ISBN/ISSN: 0816640068