Do Abstinence Programs Work?, 1st Edition

  • Series Name: At Issue Series
  • Christine Watkins
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  • ISBN-10: 0737776307
  • ISBN-13: 9780737776300
  • DDC: 306.70835
  • Grade Level Range: 10th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 131 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released April 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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Provides a wide range of opinions on a specific social issue. Offers a variety of perspectives-eyewitness accounts, governmental views, scientific analysis, newspaper and magazine accounts, and many more-to illuminate the issue. Extensive bibliographies and annotated lists of relevant organizations point to sources for further research.

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At Issue Series

The At Issue series includes a wide range of opinion on a single controversial subject. Each volume includes primary and secondary sources from a variety of perspectives -- eyewitnesses, scientific journals, government officials and many others. Extensive bibliographies and annotated lists of relevant organizations to contact offer a gateway to future research.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Books in the At Issue Series.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Abstinence Education Programs Are Effective.
2: Abstinence Education Programs Are Not Effective.
3: Abstinence Is the Best Policy in Preventing Teen Pregnancy.
4: Abstinence-Only Programs Are Ineffective in Preventing Teen Pregnancy.
5: Abstinence Sex Education Programs Should Receive Federal Funding.
6: Comprehensive Sex Education Programs Should Receive Federal Funding.
7: Most US Parents Favor Abstinence Sex Education Programs.
8: Abstinence Education Programs Incorporate Shame and Guilt.
9: Abstinence Education Programs Do Not Incorporate Shame and Guilt.
10: Sex Education Should Be Taught at Home as Well as in Schools.
11: Abstinence Programs Isolate LGBTQ Youth.
12: Sex Education Policy Needs to Be Revised.
13: Parents Should Be More Open and Honest About Teenage Sexuality.
Organizations to Contact.