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Shaping sexual knowledge : a cultural history of sex education in 20th century Europe / edited by Lutz D.H. Sauerteig and Roger Davidson.

  • Sauerteig, Lutz.
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London ; New York : Routledge, 2009.

Physical description

x, 263 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.


Introduction: shaping sexual knowledge of the young / by Lutz D.H. Sauerteig and Roger Davidson -- Sex education, sexual rights, society and the child -- In ignorance and in knowledge: reflections on the history of sex education in Britain / By Lesley A. Hall -- Sex education and the law in England and Wales: the importance of legal narratives / by Ann Blair and Daniel Monk -- Shaping sex education policy: religion, medicine and the state -- Taking the middle way: sex education debates in Sweden in the early twentieth century / by Lena Lennerhed -- The growing pains of sex education in the German Democratic Republic (GDR), 1945-1969 / by Mark Fenemore -- Purity and pedagogy: the Alliance-Scottish Council and school sex education in Scotland, 1955-1967 / by Roger Davidson -- Carnal knowledge: the social politics and experience of sex education in Italy, 1940-1980 / by Bruno Wanrooij -- Sex education and the representation of gendered and sexed bodies -- Representations of pregnancy and childbirth in (West)German sex education books, 1900s-1970s / by Lutz D.H. Sauerteig -- Purity redefined: Catholic attitudes towards children's sex education in Austria, 1920-1936 / by Britta McEwen -- The partial picture: framing the discourse of sex in British educative films of the early 1930s / by Barbara Crowther -- Helga (1967): West German sex education and the cinema in the 1960s / by Uta Schwarz -- Mapping the Sexual Knowledge and Ignorance of the Young -- The social politics and experience of sex education in early twentieth century Poland (1905-1939) / by Magda Gawin -- The experience of sex education in the Netherlands and Flanders in childhood memories from the first half of the twentieth century / by Hugo Röling.


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    History of Medicine TPJ.3.AA9


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