TITLE

WHY JOHNNY CAN'T ABSTAIN

AUTHOR(S)
Bennett, William J.
PUB. DATE
July 1987
SOURCE
National Review;7/3/1987, Vol. 39 Issue 12, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses why sex education fails to reduce teenage sexual activity and pregnancy in the U.S. Statistics showing how America's young people behave sexually; Flaws in approaches commonly used in many schools; Teaching methods' display of a conscious aversion to making moral distinctions; Role of parents and schools; Lack of evidence that making contraceptive methods more available is the surest strategy to preventing pregnancy; Principles that most American parents are looking for in sex education.
ACCESSION #
12563576

 

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