Sex (education) in the city: Singapore's sexuality education curriculum

@article{Liew2014SexI,
  title={Sex (education) in the city: Singapore's sexuality education curriculum},
  author={Warren Mark Liew},
  journal={Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education},
  year={2014},
  volume={35},
  pages={705 - 717}
}
  • W. Liew
  • Published 3 September 2014
  • Education
  • Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education
This paper examines the Singapore Ministry of Education's sexuality education curriculum in relation to two leading approaches to sex education, namely, abstinence-only-until-marriage education (AOUME) and comprehensive sexuality education (CSE). Based on competing cultural, political, and religious beliefs, the arguments between the advocates of AOUME and CSE not only echo similar debates in other countries, but also reveal the vicissitudes of Singapore's “global city” ambitions in the face of… 

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