The Age of Consent; kids, Sexuality and Citizenship addresses the contentious factor of the way kid's sexual behaviour might be regulated. The textual content contains: ·A particular historical past of age of consent legislation within the united kingdom, analysed through modern social thought ·A international comparative survey of age of consent legislation and proper overseas human rights legislation ·A serious research of the way protectionist agendas formed new age of consent legislation in England and Wales within the Sexual Offences Act 2003 ·In-depth theoretical dialogue of the explanation for age of consent legislation ·An unique inspiration to lessen the age of consent to fourteen for adolescents who're below years aside in age Responding to modern matters approximately younger people's sexual behaviour, sexual abuse and paedophilia, this booklet will interact readers in legislations and socio-legal reports, sociology, background, politics, social coverage, adolescence and adolescence stories, and gender and sexuality experiences; and pros and practitioners operating with youngsters.

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