Girls of Color, Sexuality, and Sex Education

Girls of Color, Sexuality, and Sex Education

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This book takes a close look at how girls of color think, talk, and learn about sex and sexual ethics, how they navigate their developing sexuality through cultural stereotypes about sex and body image, and how they negotiate their sexual learning within a co-ed sex education classroom. While girls of color are often pictured as at risk or engaged in risky behavior, the analyses of focus groups and classroom discussions, show not only girls' vulnerabilities but their strengths as they work with integrating diverse identities, media messages, school policy and history into their understanding of the sexual world they are exposed to and a part of.
Publisher: New York : Palgrave MacMillan, [2016]
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781137601537
1137601531
Branch Call Number: HQ27.5 L36 2016x
Characteristics: xii, 96 pages ; 22 cm

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