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The Resource Condom nation : the U.S. government's sex education campaign from World War I to the Internet, Alexandra M. Lord

Condom nation : the U.S. government's sex education campaign from World War I to the Internet, Alexandra M. Lord

Label
Condom nation : the U.S. government's sex education campaign from World War I to the Internet
Title
Condom nation
Title remainder
the U.S. government's sex education campaign from World War I to the Internet
Statement of responsibility
Alexandra M. Lord
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This history of the U.S. Public Health Service's efforts to educate Americans about sex makes clear why federally funded sex education has been haphazard, ad hoc, and often ineffectual." "Since launching its first sex ed program during World War I, the Public Health Service has dominated federal sex education efforts. Alexandra M. Lord draws on medical research, news reports, the expansive records of the Public Health Service, and interviews with former surgeons general to examine these efforts, from early initiatives through the administration of George W. Bush." "Giving equal voice to many groups in America - middle class, working class, black, white, urban, rural, Christian and non-Christian, scientist and theologian - Lord explores how federal officials struggled to create sex education programs that balanced cultural and public health concerns. She details how the Public Health Service left an indelible mark on federally and privately funded sex education programs through partnerships and initiatives with community organizations, public schools, foundations, corporations, and religious groups. In the process, Lord explains how tensions among these organizations and local, state, and federal officials often exacerbated existing controversies about sexual behavior. She also discusses why the Public Health Service's promotional tactics sometimes inadvertently fueled public fears about the federal government's goals in promoting, or not promoting, sex education." "This thoroughly documented and compelling history of the U.S. Public Health Service's involvement in sex education provides new insights into one of the most contested subjects in America."--Jacket
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lord, Alexandra M
Dewey number
613.9071/073
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ31
LC item number
.L817 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2010 D-818
  • HQ 31
NLM item number
L866c 2010
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • USA
  • Sex instruction
  • Contraception
  • Sexually transmitted diseases
  • Medical policy
  • Sex Education
  • United States Government Agencies
  • Government Programs
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Contraception
  • History, 20th Century
  • United States
  • Contraception
  • Medical policy
  • Sex instruction
  • Sexually transmitted diseases
  • United States
  • Geschlechtskrankheit
  • Prävention
  • Sexualerziehung
  • Sexualpolitik
  • Sexualerziehung
  • Sexualpolitik
Label
Condom nation : the U.S. government's sex education campaign from World War I to the Internet, Alexandra M. Lord
Link
http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=30111
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
In bed with the Fed -- The people's war, 1918-1926 -- Battling the mad dog, 1927-1940 -- Lifting the shadow from the land, 1941-1945 -- A sense of false security, 1946-1959 -- Making love, not babies or diseases, 1960-1980 -- Telling it like it is, 1981-1988 -- Abstinence makes the heart grow fonder, 1989-2008
Control code
ocn304078637
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 224 pages
Isbn
9780801893803
Lccn
2009006038
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40017454482
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o304078637
  • (OCoLC)304078637
Label
Condom nation : the U.S. government's sex education campaign from World War I to the Internet, Alexandra M. Lord
Link
http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=30111
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
In bed with the Fed -- The people's war, 1918-1926 -- Battling the mad dog, 1927-1940 -- Lifting the shadow from the land, 1941-1945 -- A sense of false security, 1946-1959 -- Making love, not babies or diseases, 1960-1980 -- Telling it like it is, 1981-1988 -- Abstinence makes the heart grow fonder, 1989-2008
Control code
ocn304078637
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 224 pages
Isbn
9780801893803
Lccn
2009006038
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40017454482
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o304078637
  • (OCoLC)304078637

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