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  • Progressive Sexuality Education

    The Conceits of Secularism

    By Mary Lou Rasmussen

    This book engages contemporary debates about the notion of secularism outside of the field of education in order to consider how secularism shapes the formation of progressive sexuality education. Focusing on the US, Canada, Ireland, Aotearoa-New Zealand and Australia, this text considers the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Evidence-based Approaches to Sexuality Education

    A Global Perspective

    Edited by James J. Ponzetti, Jr.

    This is the first book to provide a multidisciplinary and global overview of evidence-based sexuality education (SE) programs and practices. Readers are introduced to the fundamentals of creating effective programs to prepare them to design new or implement existing programs that promote healthy…

    Paperback – 2015-09-20 
    Routledge
    Textbooks in Family Studies

  • Investigating Young People's Sexual Cultures

    Edited by Feona Attwood, Clarissa Smith

    This book examines ways of developing research on young people’s sexual cultures in the context of a media-saturated and technology-focused contemporary culture, an area of study that remains relatively unexplored despite heightened concern about young people, sex and culture. Unlike the widespread…

    Paperback – 2015-07-22
    Routledge

  • Bisexuality in Education

    Erasure, Exclusion and the Absence of Intersectionality

    Edited by Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli

    Although many schools and educational systems, from elementary to tertiary level, state that they endorse anti-homophobic policies, pedagogies and programs, there appears to be an absence of education about, and affirmation of, bisexuality and minimal specific attention paid to bi-phobia.…

    Hardback – 2015-06-30
    Routledge

  • Virtue Ethics and Moral Education

    Edited by David Carr, Jan Steutel

    This collection of original essays on virtue ethics and moral education seeks to fill this gap in the recent literature of moral education, combining broader analyses with detailed coverage of:* the varieties of virtue* weakness and integrity* relativism and rival traditions* means and methods of…

    Paperback – 2014-12-01
    Routledge

  • Understanding HIV and STI Prevention for College Students

    Edited by Leo Wilton, Robert T. Palmer, Dina C. Maramba

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, young people aged 18 to 25 are at a significant risk for acquiring and transmitting HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) and other STIs (sexually transmitted infections). Primary developmental processes that place college students…

    Hardback – 2014-10-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Higher Education

  • Promoting Health and Well-being in Social Work Education

    Edited by Beth R. Crisp, Liz Beddoe

    Social work educators can play an important part in ensuring that the promotion of health and well-being is firmly on the social work agenda for service users, as well as for students and educators. Nevertheless, this has not been a priority within social work education and presents a challenge…

    Paperback – 2014-09-11
    Routledge

  • Supporting Successful Transition from Primary to Secondary School

    A programme for teachers

    By Tina Rae

    The transition from primary to secondary school is extremely important in the lives of children and young people but it is also a time of significant stress for many. This unique programme is designed to support children during this process, helping to build the confidence, skills and the…

    Paperback – 2014-05-14
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Moral and Character Education

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Larry Nucci, Tobias Krettenauer, Darcia Narvaez

    There is widespread agreement that schools should contribute to the moral development and character formation of their students. In fact, 80% of US states currently have mandates regarding character education. However, the pervasiveness of the support for moral and character education masks a high…

    Paperback – 2014-03-26
    Routledge
    Educational Psychology Handbook

  • The Education of Eros

    A History of Education and the Problem of Adolescent Sexuality

    By Dennis L. Carlson

    The Education of Eros is the first and only comprehensive history of sexuality education and the “problem” of adolescent sexuality from the mid-20th century to the beginning of the 21st. It explores how professional health educators, policy makers, and social and religious conservatives differed in…

    Paperback – 2013-10-13
    Routledge
    Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

  • International Handbook of Research on Environmental Education

    Edited by Robert B. Stevenson, Michael Brody, Justin Dillon, Arjen E.J. Wals

    The environment and contested notions of sustainability are increasingly topics of public interest, political debate, and legislation across the world. Environmental education journals now publish research from a wide variety of methodological traditions that show linkages between the environment,…

    Paperback – 2012-12-16
    Routledge

  • The Implementation of Health Promoting Schools

    Exploring the theories of what, why and how

    Edited by Oddrun Samdal, Louise Rowling

    Developing a ‘healthy school’ has been a key aim for many schools across the globe, yet achieving successful implementation and sustaining the positive benefits has proven to be challenging. In this much-needed text, the contributors draw upon their wide range of international expertise and…

    Paperback – 2012-11-12
    Routledge

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