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Unformatted text preview: might have something to do with the 150 million dollars of federal funding that is put towards abstinence-only sex education every year. (Studies indicate that abstinence-only educations are typically ineffective). 3) In what ways does this article address issues that were studied in this course? This article can be connected to a few key concepts from class. Social stratification, Deviance and Race. Depending on a womans ethnic/economic/socio-economic background, she may be more or less likely to have been afforded a quality sexual education. In poor neighborhoods where the schools lack funding, the kids are not properly educated about contraception and prevention of disease. Additionally, the woman/couple might view having sex as an easily practicable form of deviance; A way of getting back at parents, teachers, school and the rest of society for trying to exert undue influence over them....
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