Promoting Young People's Sexual Health: International Perspectives [NOOK Book]

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Valuable contributions on different aspects of sexual and reproductive health among young people are presented in this book, with a focus on developing country contexts. Key discussions on issues relating to young people and their sexual activities are brought together in one volume, exploring how these issues are affected by the wider contexts in which they live.


The interdisciplinary team of contributors examine the practical ...

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Overview

Valuable contributions on different aspects of sexual and reproductive health among young people are presented in this book, with a focus on developing country contexts. Key discussions on issues relating to young people and their sexual activities are brought together in one volume, exploring how these issues are affected by the wider contexts in which they live.


The interdisciplinary team of contributors examine the practical and ideological barriers that inhibit progress in the development of educational and service level improvement of young people’s sexual health as well as presenting examples of efforts made to overcome such difficulties. 


Promoting Young People's Sexual Health looks to the future, proposing ways forward in terms of policy and legislative changes necessary for long term improvements in young people’s sexual health.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781134188680
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 9/27/2006
  • Series: Sexuality, Culture and Health
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 256
  • File size: 3 MB

Table of Contents


List of illustrations     vii
List of contributors     viii
Acknowledgements     xii
Introduction   Roger Ingham   Peter Aggleton     1
Part 1     7
Uses and abuses of surveys on the sexual behaviour of young people   Mohamed M. Ali   John Cleland     9
Young people and condom use: findings from qualitative research   Cicely Marston   Eleanor King   Roger Ingham     27
The importance of context in understanding and seeking to promote sexual health   Roger Ingham     41
Gender, sexual behaviour and vulnerability among young people   Christine Ricardo   Gary Barker   Julie Pulerwitz   Valeria Rocha     61
Part 2     79
Meeting the sexual health needs of young people living on the street   Elaine Chase   Peter Aggleton     81
Young people's same-sex relationships, sexual health and well-being   Peter Aggleton   Ian Warwick   Paul Boyce     98
Sexual violence and young people's sexual health in developing countries: intersections   Kate Wood     113
For love or money: the role of exchange in young people's sexual relationships   Joanna Busza     134
Part 3     153
Using evaluation to improve the sexual health of young people   Martine Collumbien   Megan Douthwaite   Laboni Jana     155
Sexual health communication: letting young people have their say   Wendy MacDowall   Kirstin Mitchell     174
Young people and sex and relationships education   Nicole Stone   Roger Ingham     192
Research and policy in young people's sexual health   Roger Ingham   Susannah Mayhew     209
Index     226
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