Abstinence education

  • 111 Pages
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  • English

Nova Science Publishers , New York
Teenagers -- Sexual behavior -- United States, Sexual abstinence -- Study and teaching -- United States, Sexual abstinence -- Study and teaching -- United States -- Evalu
StatementIsabella E. Rossi, editor.
SeriesHealth psychology research focus series, Health psychology research focus series
ContributionsRossi, Isabella E.
LC ClassificationsHQ31 .A312 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination111 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24022565M
ISBN 101606921541
ISBN 139781606921548
LC Control Number2009029243

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Perrotta's "The Abstinence Teacher" is a character study about two people coming from quite different perspectives. Ruth Ramsey is a sex education teacher struggling with a vocal group of religious citizens who are hellbent on forcing the school to teach an abstinence-only program.

The author's sympathies clearly lie with Ms. Ramsey's /5(). Books shelved as abstinence: The Abstinence Teacher by Tom Perrotta, Hold Tight, Don't Let Go by Laura Rose Wagner, For Goodness Sex: Changing the Way We. Books / Abstinence Education; Abstinence Education.

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$ As low as. In abstinence-only classes, instructors force-feed students religious ideology that condemns homosexuality, masturbation, abortion, and sometimes even contraception. There are a number of First Amendment concerns with abstinence-only sexuality education.

it’s censorship, when literally slicing out passages of health books. The United States is obsessed with virginity from the media to schools to government agencies.

In The Purity Myth Jessica Valenti argues that the countrys intense focus on chastity is damaging to young women. Through in-depth cultural and social analysis, Valenti reveals that powerful messaging on both extremes ranging from abstinence curriculum to /5().

President Trump has also been friendly to such programs, naming Valerie Huber, an advocate for abstinence-only education, to a post at. The Abstinence Clearinghouse was founded to provide a single place where materials in favor of abstinence until marriage could be accessed by individuals just like you.

We are a non-profit educational organization that promotes the appreciation for and practice of sexual abstinence. Readers and Book Lovers Science Matters the partisan goodies in the Senate’s recently passed $2 trillion stimulus bill is an extension of federal funding for abstinence-only sex education.

Abstinence-only-until-marriage "sex education" came to a brief halt inbut was reinstated in recent years, with funding for these programs increasing threefold from to And now, abstinence-only-until-marriage advocates have rebranded their programs as “sexual risk avoidance” (SRA) programs, and have secured a new stream of.

When the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced in April that teen birth rates in the U.S. hit a new low in and revealed which states had the highest and lowest rates, it prompted a question: Were these outcomes affected by individual states' requirements for sex education (sex ed) and/or abstinence-only education?Author: Linda Lowen.

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Proponents of abstinence education argue that teaching abstinence to youth will delay teens’ first sexual encounter and will reduce the number of partners they have, leading to. Abstinence education does not occur in a vacuum, making it especially difficult to separate its influence from the opposing influence of the media and cultural milieu.

Nevertheless, effectiveness of abstinence sex education in delaying the onset of sexual debut has been demonstrated in rigorous scientific studies. In the United States, there are two approaches in sex education programs - abstinence-only, which does not cover any birth-control measures except abstinence, and abstinence-based, which teaches all birth-control methods and emphasizes abstinence.

Sex education varies from state to state and local councils may also have different approaches. Abstinence by Choice. Abstinence by Choice operates in 20 schools in the Little Rock area of Arkansas. The program targets 7th, 8th, and 9th grade students and reaches about 4, youths each year.

Federal support for abstinence-only education. For fiscal yearthe federal government provided $ million for abstinence-only education through Title V, Section of the Social Security Act in (Section ), Community-Based Abstinence Education (CBAE) projects, and the Adolescent Family Life Act by: Facts about Abstinence Education Robert Rector, The Heritage Foundation Despite the overwhelming popularity of abstinence education, some groups seek to divert funds away from abstinence and into “safe sex” or “comprehensive sex” programs.

The following facts are important to understanding any debate about the future of abstinence. Federal support for abstinence-only education programs has increased steadily under the Bush administration, rising from $80 million in fiscal year to $ million in fiscal year 2 The Waxman study says that support for abstinence-only programs has risen despite the fact that rigorous academic studies have found them to be ineffective.

For example, while abstinence. Booklet - Understanding Your Sex Drive. $ As low as: $ Add to Cart. Add to Wishlist | Add to Compare. This take on sex education is known among educators as the "abstinence-only approach," in which totally refraining from sex outside of marriage (including masturbation) is generally the only.

“Abstinence education” (also known as abstinence-only, abstinence-plus, abstinence-only-until-marriage, community-based abstinence education, or sexual risk avoidance education) has, in recent years, become a specialized label, a technical term employed by educators, politicians, youth advocates, and public health workers in the USA.

The label identifies a. An abstinence-only education seems like the obvious solution if we don't want our kids to suffer the effects of sexual sin, which include getting pregnant, getting STDs, and suffering the. "Not only are abstinence-only-until-marriage sexuality education programs ineffective, as this research shows, but they also violate the religious value of honesty, the moral agency of young Author: Janet Burns.

The Abstinence Myth by Adi Jaffe is a refreshing and eye-opening way to look at addiction and how to get on top of it for good. What will surprise readers most, and might be obvious from the title, is that Dr.

Jaffe doesn’t necessarily espouse the age-old but unproven mantra that only complete abstinence from your addiction, whether it be alcohol, drugs, sex. America's recent experience with abstinence-only sex education is merely the latest chapter in our long, sometimes ridiculous (to modern eyes, anyway) history of Author: Johannah Cornblatt.

People are abstinent for lots of different reasons. Sometimes people use abstinence as birth control to prevent pregnancy. Abstinence prevents pregnancy by keeping semen away from the vagina, so the sperm cells in semen can’t get to an egg and cause pregnancy.

If. Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Abstinence education. New York: Nova Science Publishers, © (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Isabella E Rossi.

Abstinence-Only Sex Education Some states, including Florida and Alabama, have programs which stress abstinence first, which many experts believe is. Even years ago, sources like the National Research Council and the book Alcohol Education: What We Must Do, which is still cited by current researchers, indicated that there are numerous reasons for the lack of effects associated with purely abstinence-based education programs, including their attempt to present the use of alcohol in a.

Research shows that comprehensive sex education—education that includes information about both abstinence and contraception—is the most effective sex education for young people [39].

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American teens deserve medically accurate, realistic, and honest information about by: 1. A new review of U.S. sexuality education policies and programs reaffirms the harms of abstinence-only-until-marriage (AOUM) programs and the importance of investing in comprehensive sexuality education.

Thirteen leading experts in adolescent sexuality research and policy, including Guttmacher Institute researcher Laura Lindberg, review the scientific .Essay on Abstinence vs.

Comprehensive Sex Education Words | 6 Pages. was put to use in “ sex education programs that promote abstinence-only-until-marriage to the exclusion of all other approaches” according to the article “Sex education” () published by “Opposing Viewpoints in Context;” a website that specializes in covering social issues.Essay on Abstinence vs.

Comprehensive Sex Education Words | 6 Pages. federal funding was put to use in “ sex education programs that promote abstinence-only-until-marriage to the exclusion of all other approaches” according to the article “Sex education” () published by “Opposing Viewpoints in Context;” a website that specializes in covering social .