Sex Education in Britain, Australia and America 1879-2000
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Sexual Pedagogies by Professor Claudia Nelson
Book DescriptionUnderstandings of sexuality and sex education have changed dramatically, and in this collection, the authors explore the various texts that were used to teach, to entertain, to sanction and to form a sexual standard for a nation. According to Nelson and Martin, these include a puberty education, sermons on abstinence, medical writings promoting sexual fulfillment, Hollywood comedies about sexual coming of age and picture books validating homosexuality. The essays included here are designed to illustrate the many responses that Anglophone culture has had to such texts for over a century.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781403963505
(216mm x 140mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 28-Jan-2004
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Professor Claudia Nelson
Ethics and Children's Literature, Hardback (November 2014)
Exploring the ethical questions posed by, in, and about children's literature, this collection examines the way texts intended for children raise questions of value, depict the moral development of their characters, and call into attention shared moral presuppositions.
Representing Children in Chinese and U.S. Children's Literature, Hardback (October 2014)
Bringing together children's literature scholars from China and the United States, this collection provides an introduction to the scope and goals of a field characterized by active but also distinctive scholarship in two countries with very different rhetorical traditions.
Making of Modern Children's Literature in Britain, Hardback (September 2013)» View all books by Professor Claudia Nelson
Pearson examines British children's literature during the period widely regarded as a 'second golden age', giving particular attention to children's book publishing. Making use of archival resources, she explores the careers of influential children's book editors.
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Author Biography - Professor Claudia Nelson
LESLEY HALL Archivist in the Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine, London, UK MARGOT HILLEL Head of the School of Arts and Sciences (Victoria), Australian Catholic University, Australia KENNETH KIDD Assistant Professor of English at the University of Florida, USA MICHELLE MARTIN Assistant Professor of English at Clemson University, South Carolina, USA CLAUDIA NELSON Associate Professor of English at Texas A & M University, USA SHARYN PEARCE Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Creative Industries at the Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia ANGELA M. SALAS received her Ph. D. from the University of Nebraska, USA SHURLEE SWAIN Reader in History at Australian Catholic University, Australia ELLEN WARNE Reseach Fellow in the Department of History at the University of Melbourne, Australia
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