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Raising Sexually Pure Kids: Sexual Abstinence, Conservative Christians and American Politics by Claire Gresle-Favier

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Raising Sexually Pure Kids: Sexual Abstinence, Conservative Christians and American Politics analyzes pro-abstinence discourses issued by the conservative Christian community and the G.W. Bush administration, to underline that abstinence is not a peripheral matter, but is a cultural and political issue of great significance in US society, especially in the past decade. This book seeks to bring to light how pro-abstinence discourses coalesce most of the core agendas of conservative Christians - like creationism, parental rights or the culture war - and enabled them and the Bush administration, to on the one hand, preserve traditional hierarchies and on the other hand, maintain the sense of threat necessary to the protection of the status quo and to the enduring commitment of the conservative Christian constituency.

Covers in excellent condition and majority of pages inside clean and bright, but there is some underlining and notes throughout.

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Author(s):
Claire Gresle-Favier
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
23x15.5cm
Edition:
2009 Edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
9042026782
ISBN-13:
9789042026780
Number of pages:
276
Publisher:
Brill Rodopi
Title:
Raising Sexually Pure Kids: Sexual Abstinence, Conservative Christians and American Politics

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Raising Sexually Pure Kids: Sexual Abstinence, Conservative Christians and American Politics analyzes pro-abstinence discourses issued by the conservative Christian community and the G.W. Bush administration, to underline that abstinence is not a peripheral matter, but is a cultural and political issue of great significance in US society, especially in the past decade. This book seeks to bring to light how pro-abstinence discourses coalesce most of the core agendas of conservative Christians - like creationism, parental rights or the culture war - and enabled them and the Bush administration, to on the one hand, preserve traditional hierarchies and on the other hand, maintain the sense of threat necessary to the protection of the status quo and to the enduring commitment of the conservative Christian constituency.

Covers in excellent condition and majority of pages inside clean and bright, but there is some underlining and notes throughout.

Author(s):
Claire Gresle-Favier
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
23x15.5cm
Edition:
2009 Edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
9042026782
ISBN-13:
9789042026780
Number of pages:
276
Publisher:
Brill Rodopi
Title:
Raising Sexually Pure Kids: Sexual Abstinence, Conservative Christians and American Politics

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