TITLE

SEXUALITY AND CHILDCARE in the year of the child

PUB. DATE
September 1979
SOURCE
Social Alternatives;Sep79, Vol. 1 Issue 5, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article discusses the formal teaching of sex education in school systems. The author believes that sex education in schools has had both a broadening and narrowing effect. It is narrowing in the sense that it treats sex as biology which requires a detailed physiological knowledge. It has also had a broadening effect when it focuses on the area of improving relationships. Sex education is necessary to counteract widespread misinformation and anxiety which result from parents who are unwilling, for various reasons, to speak to their children about sexual matters. Childcare has become an important area in which sexuality is taught to children without a formal education program. Children need to be exposed to strong women from the beginning of childcare.
ACCESSION #
24646271

 

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