Critical Pedagogy, Sexuality Education and Young People: Issues about Democracy and Active Citizenry

Fida Sanjakdar (Editor), Andrew Kam-Tuck Yip (Editor)

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Abstract

Critical Pedagogy, Sexuality Education and Young People presents cutting-edge empirical and theoretical research on the role of critical pedagogy in transforming sexuality education. Featuring the work of scholars from around the globe, including the US, the UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Argentina and Finland, this unique collection of work expands the meaning of pedagogy in the field of sexuality education by augmenting young people’s voices and agency, and by emphasizing a democratic and civic focus. This volume identifies and interrogates theoretical frameworks based on critical theory and critical pedagogical discourses, cross-cultural studies and critical literacy to offer new ways to conceptualize critical pedagogy in sexuality education. Many of the practical classroom applications presented will engage educators and classroom teachers in the areas of curriculum design, classroom pedagogies and institutional reform. They can also be applied to the formulation and implementation of more effective policies for sexuality education involving schools, community groups and students. The chapters in this volume interrogate texts, institutions, social relations and ideologies impacting contemporary sexuality education policies and pedagogical practices, prompting a consideration of alternative models of sexuality education for today’s globalized age.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationNew York NY USA
PublisherPeter Lang Publishing
Number of pages222
ISBN (Electronic)9781433145834, 9781433145841
ISBN (Print)9781433134647, 9781433134630
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018

Publication series

NameAdolescent Cultures, School & Society
PublisherPeter Lang Publishing
Volume71
ISSN (Print)1091-1464

Cite this

Sanjakdar, F., & Yip, A. K-T. (Eds.) (2018). Critical Pedagogy, Sexuality Education and Young People: Issues about Democracy and Active Citizenry. (Adolescent Cultures, School & Society; Vol. 71). New York NY USA: Peter Lang Publishing. https://doi.org/10.3726/b11365