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Innocence, knowledge and the construction of childhood : the contradictory nature of sexuality and censorship in children's contemporary lives

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Routledge, London ; New York, NY, p.170 (2013)

Call Number:

Cubb HQ56 .R63 2013

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9916699

Keywords:

Early childhood education--Social aspects--Australia, Multicultural education--Australia, Sex instruction--Australia

Abstract:

Contents: Foreword -- Acknowledgements -- The contradictory nature of children's contemporary lives -- Difficult knowledge and subjugated knowledge : adult/child relations and the regulation of citizenship -- Childhood innocence, moral panic and censorship : constructing the vulnerable child -- Schooling the vulnerable child : power/knowledge and the regulation of the adult normative citizen-subject -- Children's sexual subjectivities -- Parents, children's sexual subjectivity and the transmission of sexual knowledge across generations -- Critical conversations : building a culture of sexual ethics early in life -- References -- Index.

Publication Language:

eng