Sex Facts and Attitudes is a five-chapter text that discusses the physical and emotional aspects of sex addressed to all adults who have any responsibility for the sex education of children or youth. Chapter 1 describes the interrelationship between sex education, attitude, love, and experience. Chapter 2 surveys the capacity or ""assets"" of adults to relate sex education to young ones. This chapter focuses on the influence of adult's emotion and experiences in giving sex advice. Chapter 3 discusses some basic facts about human reproduction, conception, pregnancy, and birth, while Chapter 4 describes the stages of physical growth and sexual development. Chapter 5 emphasizes the significance of open family communication in learning about sex. This book is of great value to experts and non-experts in the field of sex education.
Chapter 1. What is the Nature of Sex Education? Attitudes are Catching Love is Basic Sex Education Comes through Many Experiences Sex Education for the Times We Live in Chapter 2. Your Assets in Sex Education Learning from Your Own Experiences Knowing Why You Feel as You Do about Sex Getting along with the Younger Generation Observing How Individuals Grow and Develop Setting an Example Knowing the Basic Facts about Sex Talking about Sex Brushing up on What You Know Chapter 3. Information, Please! The Human Plan for Reproduction The Female Reproductive System The Male Reproductive System Conception, Prenatal Development, and Birth Chapter 4. Toward Sexual Maturity There are Stages of Sexual Development But Individuals Differ Sexual Development is Part of the Whole Part 1: Infancy and Early Childhood Part 2: Children from 9 to 12 Years Part 3: The Years from 12 to 15 Part 4: Older Youth, from 16 to 21 Part 5: When Special Help is Needed Chapter 5. Some Ways of Learning about Sex Keeping Lines of Communication Open Learning through the Experiences of Daily Life New Baby in the Home or Neighborhood Observing Other People, Bathing, Toileting Taking Care of Pets When Children Use "Those Words" about Sex Marriage of an Older Brother or Sister Observing a Pregnant Woman Discovery of Personal Equipment Finding Sex Objects in the Child's Possession Scrawls and Scribbles in the Toilet News Stories, Magazine Articles, Radio, Television, and Motion Pictures Learning to Dance Clothes That "Tease" The Visit to the Family Physician When Children Ask about Birth Control A Cooperative Task
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- © Butterworth-Heinemann 1958
- 1st January 1958
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