'Oh no, nothing, we didn't learn anything': sex education and the preparation of girls for motherhood, c.1930-1970
Davis, Angela. (2008) 'Oh no, nothing, we didn't learn anything': sex education and the preparation of girls for motherhood, c.1930-1970. History of Education, Vol.37 (No.5). pp. 661-677. ISSN 0046-760XFull text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00467600701727730
This article investigates how girls were educated about sex, pregnancy and childbirth during the years 1930 to 1970. Based on the results of 92 oral-history interviews with Oxfordshire women, it explores how national debates surrounding sex education influenced what girls in Oxfordshire were taught. In addition, it examines how successful the women themselves thought this education had been in equipping them for maternity and whether they believed women could indeed be educated for motherhood.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Arts > History|
|Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH):||Sex instruction -- Oxfordshire, Oral history -- Oxfordshire, Motherhood|
|Journal or Publication Title:||History of Education|
|Number of Pages:||17|
|Page Range:||pp. 661-677|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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