Young People and Sexual Health: Individual, Social and Policy Contexts

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This book presents a holistic view of young people's sexuality and sexual health, including social policy, sociological and educational perspectives. Drawing on national and international policy analyses, on academic research and on a range of practical approaches to working with different groups, Young People and Sexual Health provides a comprehensive overview of this complex area. It will be of use to postgraduate and advanced undergraduate students, to practitioners working ...

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Overview

This book presents a holistic view of young people's sexuality and sexual health, including social policy, sociological and educational perspectives. Drawing on national and international policy analyses, on academic research and on a range of practical approaches to working with different groups, Young People and Sexual Health provides a comprehensive overview of this complex area. It will be of use to postgraduate and advanced undergraduate students, to practitioners working in sexual health and to those in the policy arena.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780333993576
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 9/28/2004
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.57 (d)

Meet the Author

Elizabeth Burtney is a freelance researcher specializing in young people's sexuality.

Mary Duffy is Principal Officer, Research & Development at Barnardo's.

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Table of Contents

Foreword—M.Pitts * Part One: Sexuality And Sexual Health In Context
• A Risk Worth the Taking: Sex and Selfhood in Adolescence—J.Shucksmith
• The Diversity of Young People's Heterosexual Behaviour—D.Wight & M.Henderson * Part Two: International And Uk Policy Developments
• Policy Development in the United Kingdom—E.Burtney, D.Fullerton & A.Hosie
• Sexual Health Policies and Trends in Europe—A.Hosie
• Sexual Health Policies and Trends in USA, New Zealand and Australia—R.Ingham & R.Partridge * Part Three: Groups Requiring Additional Support
• Sex, Pregnancy and Parenthood for Young People who are Looked After—J.Corlyon
• Addressing the Sexual Health Needs of Young Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual People—K.Buston
• Service Provision for Meeting the Sexual Health Needs of Young People from Indian, Pakistani and Bangladeshi Communities—H.Patel-Kanwal
• Sexuality and Learning Disability—S.Douglas-Scott
• Not Aliens or Rocket Science: Young Men and Sex and Relationships Work—S.Blake
Part Four: Learning About Sexuality
• Exploring the Role of Schools in Sexual Health Promotion—I.Young
• Communication and Sex Education in Families—A.Simpson
• 'They Treated Us Like One Of Them Really': Peer Education as an Approach to Sexual Health Promotion with Young People—S.Forrest
• 'I Slept With 40 Boys In Three Months.' Teenage Sexuality in the Media: Too Much Too Young?—S.Batchelor with M.Raymond
• What Works and What Counts: The Role of Evidence and the Voice of Young People—M.Duffy & E.Burtney

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