By Liza Tsaliki
This e-book discusses already proven bills in regards to the sexualization of kids via a theoretical and an empirical framework which assemble pop culture, intake, sexuality, selfhood and formative years. Adopting the view that the controversy concerning the sexualization of youth is socially built, it pushes past the dominant preconceptions approximately ‘the dangers of childhood’.
Moral decisions approximately children’s welfare are possibly nowhere extra brief and debatable than by way of children’s sexuality, anything that has deep ancient roots. in spite of the fact that, and opposite to recurrent fears and ethical panics concerning the lack of adolescence because of a tidal wave of a sexualizing tradition, this e-book theorizes the inspiration of children’s sexualization in the social development of myths of formative years innocence whereas additionally considering the level of younger people’s real engagement with media and expertise in modern Western societies. it really is inside this sort of contextual framework that this publication unfolds, bringing jointly a ancient contextualization of early life, sexuality and pornography with modern empirical bills in regards to the ‘presentation of the self’ and self-management.
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Children and the Politics of Sexuality: The Sexualization of Children Debate Revisited by Liza Tsaliki