In the Shadows

In the Shadows : Sexuality, Pedagogy, and Gender Among Japanese Teenagers

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This book illustrates how young Japanese males perform their gender identity and sexuality. It compromises a comprehensive theoretical and practical reading of sexuality education as well as a comparative analysis that brings about a global perspective of the current issues concerning disease, sex, gender, and education for young people. An important resource for Japan specialists, this study will also be valuable for scholars in sociology, education, gender studies, and more

Product details

  • Hardback | 214 pages
  • 149.9 x 231.1 x 22.9mm | 340.19g
  • Lexington Books
  • Lanham, MD, United States
  • English
  • 0739115375
  • 9780739115374
  • 2,168,740

Review quote

In The Shadows offers a rare glimpse into the intimate lives of Japanese youth. Using a variety of methodologies, Genaro Castro-Vazquez sketches a complicated portrait of the Japanese male that challenges stereotypes. A must-read for students and scholars of gender, sexuality, and youth culture. -- Steven Seidman, author of Beyond the Closetshow more

About Genaro Castro-Vazquez

Genaro Castro-Vazquez is a postdoctoral fellow and a lecturer at Keio University, more

Table of contents

Chapter 1 The Education System Chapter 2 From Chastity to Sex Education Chapter 3 Young Men and Masculinities Chapter 4 Male Sex Role and Condoms Chapter 5 Learning and Teaching About Sex Chapter 6 Love, Condoms, and Sexshow more

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