The silent treatment: parents' narratives of sexuality education with young people

  title={The silent treatment: parents' narratives of sexuality education with young people},
  author={A. Hyde and M. Carney and J. Drennan and M. Butler and M. Lohan and E. Howlett},
  journal={Culture, Health \& Sexuality},
  pages={359 - 371}
This paper is based on research undertaken in Ireland that sought to understand how parents communicate with their children about sexuality. Forty-three parents were interviewed and data were analysed using analytical induction. Data indicated that while parents tended to pride themselves on the culture of openness to sexuality that prevailed in their home, they often described situations where very little dialogue on the subject actually transpired. However, unlike previous research on the… Expand
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