Harmful to Minors The Perils of Protecting Children from Sex

ISBN-10: 0816640068

ISBN-13: 9780816640065

Edition: 2002

Authors: Judith Levine

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Through interviews with young people and their parents, stories drawn from today's headlines and a look back at the ways sex among children and teenagers has been viewed throughout history, Levine debunks some of the dominant myths of our society.
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List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publication date: 3/26/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 344
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Author's Note
Introduction: Peril and Pleasure, Parenting and Childhood
Harmful Protection
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
Sense and Sexuality
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
Epilogue: Morality
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