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In Sex Ed, Robert Eberwein demonstrates how films and videos used for sex education have provided a complex ideological framework in which questions of sexuality, gender, and race are compellingly foregrounded.

In Sex Ed, Robert Eberwein demonstrates how films and videos used for sex education have provided a complex ideological framework in which questions of sexuality, gender, and race are compellingly foregrounded. Eberwein starts his investigation in the silent and early sound eras with educational films used both to warn audiences about venereal disease and to provide basic contraception information. World War II movies, he states, waged their own war against venereal disease-in the armed services and at home. Newer works deal with birth control and focus in particular on AIDS.

But Eberwein (film, Oakland Univ. traces their roots back to the World War I era, when the army used them as cautionary lessons on venereal disease. In sections including army training, public school instruction, and adult education, Eberwein aims to study this cinematic topic for the social, historical, racial, cultural, and gender questions it raises. - Peter Lehman, author, Running Scared: Masculinity and the Representation of the Male Body. Paperback: 288 pages.

Michigan and the author of Sex Ed: Film, Video, and the Framework of Desire.

But sex education actually has its roots in moralizing: American sex-ed films emerged from concerns that social morals and the family structure were breaking down. In the 1910s, there were a number of narrative films that concerned the issue of sex education, and the thrust of that trend was the issue of venereal disease, says Robert Eberwein, Distinguished Professor of English at Oakland University in Michigan and the author of Sex Ed: Film, Video, and the Framework of Desire.

Sex Ed: Film, Video, and the Framework of Desire.

Across the rocky history of sex education, he goes on to observe, one other thing has remained constant, alongside the centrality of adolescence: our faith in schools as a site of instruction and intervention. Sex Ed: Film, Video, and the Framework of Desire.

ROBERT EBERWEIN is distinguished professor of English emeritus at Oakland University. War Film; Sex ED: Film, Video, and the Framework of Desire (all Rutgers University Press), and The Hollywood War Film. He is the author of Armed Forces: Masculinity and Sexuality in the American War Film; The War Film; Sex ED: Film, Video, and the Framework of Desire (all Rutgers University Press), and The Hollywood War Film. Библиографические данные.

Title: Sex Ed Abroad (Video 2017). In a post-apocalyptic plague-ridden world, a man and woman face unimaginable horrors when he suddenly becomes infected, and the only possible cure slowly drives him mad. Director: Yotta Kasai.

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In a 1914 movie, Damaged Goods, a doctor shows a character the horrific effects of venereal disease. In contrast, many of today's sex ed videos encourage viewers to realize their sexuality more fully as a source of pleasure. In Sex Ed, Robert Eberwein demonstrates how films and videos used for sex education have provided a complex ideological framework in which questions of sexuality, gender, and race are compellingly foregrounded. Eberwein starts his investigation in the silent and early sound eras with educational films used both to warn audiences about venereal disease and to provide basic contraception information. World War II movies, he states, waged their own war against venereal disease-in the armed services and at home. Newer works deal with birth control and focus in particular on AIDS. Sex Ed also highlights the classroom. Eberwein draws connections between the earliest and most recent examples of educational films as he analyzes their ideological complexity. He concludes by examining marriage-manual films of the early 1970s and very recent videos for couples and individuals seeking instruction in sexual techniques to increase pleasure.
Sex Ed: Film, Video, and the Framework of Desire download epub
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Author: Robert Eberwein
ISBN: 081352637X
Category: Humor & Entertainment
Subcategory: Movies
Language: English
Publisher: Rutgers University Press; None ed. edition (July 1, 1999)
Pages: 288 pages