(i) Overview texts

Allen, L., and M. L. Rasmussen (eds.) (2017). Palgrave handbook of sex education. London: Palgrave Macmillan.

Allen, Louise. (2005). Sexual Subjects: Young People, Sexuality and Education. Palgrave Macmillan: Basingstoke.
Contents: Introduction * Researching Sexuality: Methodological Complexities * Sperm Meets Egg? Young People’s Conceptualisations of Sexual Knowledge * Sexual Subjects: Young People’s Sexual Subjectivities * ‘Like I’m Floating Somewhere Ten Feet in the Air’: Experiencing the Sexual Body * Desire, Pleasure, Power: Understanding Young People’s Sexual Relationships * Constituting a Discourse of Erotics in Sexuality Education * Closing Thoughts and Future Directions.

Allen, Louise. (2010). Young People and Sexuality Education: Rethinking key debates. Palgrave Macmillan.
Doing ‘it’: Researching Sexuality
‘They think you shouldn’t be having sex anyway’: Young People’s Critique of Sexuality Education Content
Men are from Mars and Women are from Venus? Re-thinking Gender Differences in Sexuality Education Content
‘Pleasurable pedagogy’: Young People’s Thoughts about Including ‘Pleasure’ in Sexuality Education
‘It’s not who they are it’s what they’re like’: Re-conceptualising the ‘best educator’ Debate
Sexuality Education re-Imagined? Relinquishing the Disease and Pregnancy Prevention Focus
An impossible practice? Implications for Future Sexuality Education.

Angelides, S. (2008). ‘The Continuing Homosexual Offensive’: Sex Education, Gay Rights and Homosexual Recruitment. In S. Robinson (Ed.), Homophobia: An Australian History. (pp. 172-192). Sydney: The Federation Press.

Clark, C. T. (2010). Preparing LGBTQ-allies and combating homophobia in a U.S. teacher education program. Teaching and Teacher Education 26(3): 704-713.

Epstein, Debbie, and James T. Sears. (eds). (1999). Dangerous Knowing: Sexuality, Pedagogy and Popular Culture. London: Cassell.

Epstein, Debbie, and Richard Johnson. (1998). Schooling Sexualities. Buckingham, PA: Open University Press.

Epstein, Debbie. (ed.). (1994). Challenging Lesbian and Gay Inequalities in Education. Buckingham: Open University Press.

Grunseit, Anne, S. Kippax, P. Aggleton, M. Baldo and G. Slutkin. (1997). Sexuality Education and Young People’s Sexual Behavior: A Review of Studies. Journal of Adolescent Research, v.12, n.4, pp. 421-453.

Haberland, N. A. (2015). The case for addressing gender and power in sexuality and HIV education: a comprehensive review of evaluation studies. International Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, 41(1), 31-42.

International Sexuality and HIV Curriculum Working Group. (2009). It’s All One Curriculum: Guidelines and Activities for a Unified Approach to Sexuality, Gender, HIV, and Human Rights Education. New York, NY: Population Council. www.popcouncil.org/publications/books/2010_ItsAllOne.asp.

Jones, Tiffany, Coll, Leanne, & Taylor, Yvette. (2019). Uplifting gender and sexuality education research. Palgrave Macmillan, Switzerland.

Kambou, Sarah Degnan et al. (2006). Walking the Talk: Inner Spaces, Outer Faces, A Gender and Sexuality Initiative. Washington, DC: ICRW. www.icrw.org/publications/walking-talk-inner-spaces-outer-faces-gender-and-sexuality-initiative.

Laskey, Louise and Beavis, Catherine. (eds). (1996). Schooling and Sexualities: Teaching for a Positive Sexuality. Geelong: Deakin Centre for Education and Change, Deakin University.

Letts, W. J., and J.T. Sears. (eds.). (1999). Queering Elementary Education: Advancing the Dialogue about Sexualities and Schooling. Lanham: MD, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

Lipkin, Arthur, (2004). Beyond Diversity Day: A Q&A on Gay and Lesbian Issues in Schools. Lanham: MD, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

Moran, J.P. (2000). Teaching Sex: The Shaping of Adolescence in the 20th Century. Cambridge and London: Harvard University Press.

Ponzetti, James J. (ed.). (2015). Evidence-based Approaches to Sexuality Education: A Global Perspective. Textbooks in Family Studies.

Rasmussen, Mary Louise, Eric Rofes, Eric E. Rofes, and Susan Talburt (eds.). (2004). Youth and Sexualities: Pleasure, Subversion, and Insubordination In and Out of Schools. Palgrave Macmillan.
Introduction: transforming discourses of queer youth and educational practices surrounding gender, sexuality, and youth.
1. Intelligibility and narrating queer youth.
2. Martyr-target-victim: interrogating narratives of persecution and suffering among queer youth.
3. The historical regulation of sexuality and gender of students and teachers: an intertwined legacy.
4. Subject to scrutiny: taking Foucauldian genealogies to narratives of youth oppression.
5. Between sexuality and narrative: on the language of sex education.
6. Safety and subversion: the production of sexualities and genders in school spaces.
7. Scout’s honor: duty, citizenship, and the homoerotic in the Boy Scouts of America.
8. Agency in borderland discourses: engaging in gaybonics for pleasure, subversion, and retaliation.
9. Bent as a ballet dancer: the possibilities for and limits of legitimate homomasculinity in school.
10. Melancholy and the productive negotiations of power in sissy boy experience.

Save the Children. (2009). CHOICES: A Curriculum for 10 to 14 Year Olds in Nepal. Empowering Boys and Girls to Change Gender Norms. Westport, CT: Save the Children. http: //info.k4health.org/youthwg/pubs/SaveTheChildren.shtml.

Smith, Anthony, Marisa Schlichthorst, Anne Mitchell, Jenny Walsh, Anthony Lyons, Pam Blackman and Marian Pitts. (2011). Sexuality Education in Australian Secondary Schools 2010. Monograph Series No. 80, Melbourne: La Trobe University, the Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health & Society.

Sundaram, V., & Sauntson, H. (eds.) (2016). Global perspectives and key debates in sex and relationships education: Addressing issues of gender, sexuality, plurality and power. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.



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