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Sex & Character [Textbook Binding]

Deborah D. Cole , Maureen G. Duran , William Dembski

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Book Description

July 1998 0914513508 978-0914513506
Sex and Character is a supplemental textbook that uses character-development as an essential basis for teaching abstinence until marriage. Young people, growing up in today's high-risk world, need to clearly understand what those risks are, and it benefits them greatly to hear the stories of their peers sharing how their decisions have impacted their lives. This book is chock full of wise counsel, up-to-date information, helpful referrals, lists of organizations prepared to help teens in trouble, beautiful color photos, charts and graphs. This book will help teens, teachers and parents discuss this difficult subject with the aid of discussion questions at the end of each chapter.

Product Details

  • Textbook Binding: 210 pages
  • Publisher: Haughton Pub Co (July 1998)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0914513508
  • ISBN-13: 978-0914513506
  • Product Dimensions: 2.5 x 19 x 22.9 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 680 g
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #3,251,817 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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From the Publisher

Bright and positive, but very realistic Practical in its guidance Experience-based Full of wise counsel 114 colorful photos, most of them of other teens Numerous charts and graphs Excellent chapter-by-chapter discussion questions Helpful referrals Up-to-date medical science No anatomical diagrams or instructions in "safe sex"

About the Author

Maureen Gallagher Duran--Co-Author. B.S. in Political Science, Radford University, 1983; Teaching Certificate, George Mason University, 1986; M.A. in Education and Counseling, George Mason University, 1987. Director for 10 years of Education of Teen Choice, a project funded in part by the Office of Adolescent Pregnancy Programs, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Author of nationally recognized secondary high school, family-life/sexuality curriculum, Reasonable Reasons to Wait (RRTW). Author of peer education and mentoring program, Peers Assisted Learning (PAL). Author of middle school curriculum, Character Counts: Making the Right Moves Author of Teacher's Guide to video, Sex, Lies and the Truth. Author of Character Building Skits for the Elementary. Recognized speaker in the field of character-based sexuality education..

Deborah D. Cole--Co-Author. B.A. in Sociology, University of Maryland, 1971; M.A. in communications, Regent University, 1980; post-graduate studies in mass communication, Regent University, 1980; post-graduate studies in education, Old Dominion University, 1982; studies in literature, Rollins College, 1994-1997. Editor, Handbook for Helping Others, by Kenneth Stafford, chosen Books, Zondervan corporation, 1986. Managing Editor, Strang communications, 1988-1995. Writer, instructor at writers' conferences.

TABLE OF CONTENTS: Chapter One--Sex, Love, and Character Chapter Two--Good Character Chapter Three--Character and Sexuality Chapter Four--Risky Business: Sexually Transmitted Disease Chapter Five--Risky Business: Pregnancy Chapter Six--Risky Business: Emotions Chapter Seven--Character and Dating Chapter Eight--Character and Marriage


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5.0 out of 5 stars The best on "Sex and Character" June 13 2000
By Fred Voltmer - Published on Amazon.com
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I have been working with youth for 12 years, and I have spent the last year reviewing abstinence based sex-ed material as part of an abstinence only youth training program. This is the best book I have found. Well written and well laid out, it has a great balance of facts, powerful stories, and thought provoking questions. I would put this book in the hands of every middle school, High school, and College age young person in the country if I could!

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