Why has the Republican Party deemed support for abstinence education worthy of inclusion on its national platform? Anthony, 21, said:. Focus group research: Exploration and discovery. Compared to other young people, African-American adolescents tend to become sexually active earlier and are more likely to report having four or more sexual partners CDC Sexuality education for children and adolescents committee on psychosocial aspects of child and family health and committee on adolescence.
Nor are our differences of opinion minor fractures in the social body. Left to their own devices: Disciplining youth discourse on sexuality education electronic bulletin boards.
Some young people complained that they were taught by adults who were not comfortable discussing sexual topics and that the focus of discussion was excessively narrow. Home Page World U. Schools are failing when it comes to telling and acknowledging a lot of things.
Nor are our differences of opinion minor fractures in the social body. Forty-eight African-American young people participated in six focus groups to discuss their sexuality education experiences. I think [names a health clinic] is a good organisation. Review of community-based research: Assessing partnership approaches to improve public health.
Journal of Adolescence. Each theme is discussed below in detail. American Journal of Public Health.