Lamenting sexualization: Research, rhetoric and the story of young people's 'sexualization' in the UK Home Office review

Clarissa Smith*, Feona Attwood

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Abstract

This article discusses 'The Sexualisation of Young People' review, authored by Dr Linda Papadopoulos in 2010 for the UK Home Office. The article examines the review as an academic piece of work, considers it in the context of debates about young people, violence and sexualization, and discusses the characteristics and significance of rhetorical accounts that operate as 'laments' about sexualization.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)327-337
Number of pages11
JournalSex Education
Volume11
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Aug 2011
Externally publishedYes

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