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Teaching about love

Halstead, J. Mark (2005) Teaching about love. British Journal of Educational Studies, 53 (3). pp. 290-305. ISSN 00071005

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After a brief discussion of the concept of love and contemporary attitudes towards it, the article examines previously unpublished findings about children's ways of thinking about love, using evidence drawn from a research project on the developing sexual values of 9 and 10 year-old children. Love features extensively in their discussions and appears central to their worldview. They are aware of some of the complexities of love, and would value opportunities to discuss it further. The article concludes with a discussion of current inadequacies and future possibilities in schools' provision.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: UoA 45 (Education) © Blackwell Publishing Ltd. and SES 2005
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1603 Secondary Education. High schools
L Education > L Education (General)
Schools: School of Education and Professional Development
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Date Deposited: 30 Jul 2007
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