Buy Textbooks  |  Rent Textbooks  |  Sell Textbooks  |  eTextbooks
Help  |  Questions? 1-877-292-6442
Hello, Sign In
Your Account
0

Harmful to Minors - 02 edition

Harmful to Minors (ISBN10: 0816640068; ISBN13: 9780816640065)
ISBN13: 978-0816640065
ISBN10: 0816640068

Summary: A radical, refreshing, and long overdue reassessment of how we think and act about children's and teens' sexuality.

Sex is a wonderful, crucial part of growing up, and children and teens can enjoy the pleasures of the body and be safe, too. In this important and controversial book, Judith Levine makes this argument and goes further, asserting that America's attempts to protect children from sex are worse than ineffectual. It is the assumption of danger an ...show mored the exclusive focus on protection-what Levine terms "the sexual politics of fear"-that are themselves harmful to minors.

Through interviews with young people and their parents, stories drawn from today's headlines, visits to classrooms and clinics, and a look back at the ways sex among children and teenagers has been viewed throughout history, Judith Levine debunks some of the dominant myths of our society. She examines and challenges widespread anxieties (pedophilia, stranger kidnapping, Internet pornography) and sacred cows (abstinence-based sex education, statutory rape laws). Levine investigates the policies and practices that affect kids' sex lives-censorship, psychology, sex and AIDS education, family, criminal, and reproductive law, and the journalism that begs for "solutions" while inciting more fear.

Harmful to Minors offers fresh alternatives to fear and silence, describing sex-positive approaches that are ethically based and focus on common sense. Levine provides optimistic, though realistic, prescriptions for how we might do better in guiding children toward loving well-that is, safely, pleasurably, and with respect for others and themselves. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 02
Cover: Hardcover
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Published: 03/28/2002
International: No

View Author Bio
View Sample Chapter
View Review



List Price: $29.95
Used  Currently Sold Out
New  Currently Sold Out
Rental $9.99
Due back 12/19/2014
Rental
Save $19.96 (67%)
  • Free return shipping
  • In stock
  • 21-day satisfaction guarantee
CDs or access codes may not be included
Marketplace sellers starting at $1.99

49 more offers below.

The Marketplace on Textbooks.com
Additional Sellers for Harmful to Minors
Just for you, we curate a growing list of independent booksellers, giving you even MORE choices when shopping for your textbooks.
Keep in mind: Marketplace orders do NOT qualify for free shipping. More about the MarketplaceMore about the Marketplace

Filter by:   All (49)  |  New (9)  |  Like New (5)  |  Very Good (9)  |  Good (24)  |  Acceptable (2)

Price
 
Condition
Seller
Comments
$22.57
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
Barnes & Noble.com
Various Shipping Locations, USA
Seller Rating: 5
Brand new, ships from the closest shipping location to your shipping address!
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
BookBuyers Online1 CA
San Jose, CA
Seller Rating: 4.64
2002 Hardcover Good
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Acceptable
Aeden Stclair
Marietta, OH
Seller Rating: 4.63
FORMER LIBRARY. Usual library markings. Shows obvious wear. Book is still in reading condition.Minor edge stains.
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Silver Arch Books
St Louis, MO
Seller Rating: 4.6
Book has a small amount of wear visible on the binding, cover, pages. Selection as wide as the Mississippi.
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
VeryGood
Silver Arch Books
St Louis, MO
Seller Rating: 4.6
Book shows a small amount of wear - very good condition. Selection as wide as the Mississippi.
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Acceptable
Blue Cloud Books
Phoenix, AZ
Seller Rating: 4.54
Ex-Library Book - will contain Library Markings. Blue Cloud Books ??? Hot deals from the land of the sun.
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Silver Arch Books
St Louis, MO
Seller Rating: 4.6
Book has a small amount of wear visible on the binding, cover, pages. Selection as wide as the Mississippi.
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
TextbooksPro
Dayton, OH
Seller Rating: 4.7
Book is in overall good condition!! Cover shows some edge wear and corners are lightly worn. Pages have a minimal to moderate amount of markings. FAST SHIPPING W/USPS TRACKING!!!
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Yankee Clipper Books
Windsor, CT
Seller Rating: 4.57
Book shows a small amount of wear to cover and binding. Some pages show signs of use. Sail the Seas of Value
$3.50
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
HPB-Orland Park
Orland Park, IL
Seller Rating: 0
2002 Hardcover Good Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include companion materials, some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, and may not include cd-rom or ac ...show morecess codes. Customer service is our top priority! ...show less
$4.00
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
HPB-Westover-Village
Fort Worth, TX
Seller Rating: 0
2002 Hardcover Good Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include companion materials, some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, and may not include cd-rom or ac ...show morecess codes. Customer service is our top priority! ...show less
Page:   1     2     3     4     5     |   Next >
Close
Close
Close