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21 May 2004
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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 analyzes, 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.


Description

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 analyzes, 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.


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


Authors

ELIZABETH BURTNEY is a freelance researcher specializing in young people's sexuality. For six years prior to this, she was a sexual health research specialist with the Health Education Board for Scotland (HEBS) where she was heavily involved in developing the sexual health strategy on behalf of the Scottish Executive.

MARY DUFFY is Principal Officer, Research & Development at Barnardo's. She manages a portfolio of research in Scotland and NE England relating to Barnardo's work for children, young people and their families, including research on issues of sexual behaviour. She was previously based at the Health Education Board for Scotland, the Health & Safety Executive and the University of Oxford.