Sex & fertility

Sex & fertility - Abstinence-only sex education...

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17:11 Sexual norms Societal expectations for sexual behavior We are all sexual beings Proscriptive norms Prohibit or deny something about sexual behavior Prescriptive norms Prescribe or recommend Video—YouTube  Know your ages of consent  Ages of consent range from 14-18 depending on the state Cultural universals Patterns common to all human cultures Family is the basic unit where sex occurs and where children are socialized as sexual  beings Incest taboo Restricts sex with close relatives US Norms Disapproval of cheating Sexual double standard If a female has sex a lot they are considerd a slut, a man that has a lot of sex is  masculine Try to protect kids from sex media is very sex oriented Harmful to minors (2002) Sex  not harmful… U.S. fear  of teen sexuality harmful
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Unformatted text preview: Abstinence-only sex education Only have sex until after you are married “A condom doesn’t really protect you so you should be abstinent until marriage” Problematic laws Janarlow was sentenced to 10 years after he got a Blow job at a party. He was 17, girl was 15. He was convicted for aggravated child molestation. Family filed appeals and the Georgia courts. Courts changed laws and policies. He was released after 2 years and didn’t have to register as a child molester. French norms Prescriptive norms in ads “Protect yourself” –YouTube “Think before you commit” –YouTube Teen pregnancy rates US is #1 1,671.63 teen births per 1,000,000 people France is #16 with ~215 births per 1,000,000 people 17:11 17:11...
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This note was uploaded on 11/15/2011 for the course SOCL 2501 taught by Professor Simpson during the Spring '08 term at LSU.

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