Growing Up Sexually

The Sexual Curriculum

(Oct., 2002)

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Janssen, D. F. (Oct., 2002). Growing Up Sexually. Volume II: The Sexual Curriculum: The Manufacture and Performance of Pre-Adult Sexualities. Interim Report. Amsterdam, The Netherlands.


Main Volume Index



Historical Background of the Project "Growing Up Sexually"


Chapter Abstracts


The Sexual Curriculum


1 The Sociology of "Developmental" Sexualities

2 Sexologising Childhood

3 Developmental to Developing Sexologies

4 Language, Culture and Developmental Sexology

5 Puberty

6 Coitality, Koitomimesis and Coitarche

7 Sex Training

8 Preadult Sexualities

[Addendum in preparation: Protoparaphilia]

9 The Doing of Genitalia

[Addendum: Bibliography]

10 "Primal Knowledge"

11 Medicalisation and Curricularisation of Sexual Behaviour Trajectories

12 Bodies, Functions and Culture I

[Addendum: Versunken in Mystischer Betrachtung]

13 Bodies, Functions and Culture II

14 Curricular Subjectification/Objectification of Erotic Personhood

[Addendum: Ethnohistorical Bibliography]

15 Rolling Down a Hill Together in Each Other's Arms

16 Making and Arresting Sexual/Erotic People: A Cultural Issue

[Addendum: "Reactive" Sexualities in Three Tables]

17 Selected Theoretical Proceedings

18 Technologies of Erotic Propaedeusis [added April 2004]


Recommendations for Further Study




I Structural Determinants of Sexual Curricula

II Ethnographic Coverage of Early "Sexual" Behaviour Development and Socialisation: An Impression

III Playground Sexualities

IV Ontologist Sexologies



Table Phase- and Gender Specific Sexual Restraint and Other Sexological Measures for the SCCS

Adapted with kind permission of the Editor

Table SCCS Geo- and Chronographic Specificity

Reproduced with kind permission of the Editor of World Cultures


Volume Index is not available in this edition

List of Terms That Might Cause Ambiguous or Inconclusive Reading



[last modified April 27, 2004]