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Ungdomars attityder till sex
Halmstad University, School of Social and Health Sciences (HOS).
Halmstad University, School of Social and Health Sciences (HOS).
2009 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor)Student thesis
Abstract [sv]

Sexuality has an important role in human life and there are many opinions about how to handle questions about sexuality. The attitudes have change over time and differ between different cultures, gender and age. This study deals with the question about youth attitudes to sex and personal relationships and what impact the education in this filed have on the youth. We have also studied how the education is organized. To get answers to these questions we have performed a questionnaire study among 116 students in grade seven to nine in an elementary school in Western Sweden. We have also interviewed two teachers in nature science in high grade and one school nurse. The analyses about the youth attitudes to sex and personal relationship are based on theories about sexuality, gender, socialization, culture differences, globalization, and consumption society. The study shows that the youth in general are equal in their attitudes to sexuality. Nearness, respect, love, self-knowledge are important, regardless gender. The attitudes about intercourse were different between boys and girls. They didn´t value the factors about sexual intercourse in the same way. Internet and sms plays an important role in how come in touch with each other. Boys thought that internet are important in sexual education.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Högskolan i Halmstad/Sektionen för Hälsa och Samhälle (HOS) , 2009.
Keyword [sv]
Youth, Ungdomar, sexuality, sexualitet, identity, identitet, gender, kön, personal relationships, samlevnad, education, relationer, attitudes, kärlek, values, undervisning, cultural differences, attityder, high grade, värderingar, kulturella skillnader, högstadiet
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hh:diva-2396Local ID: 2082/2798OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hh-2396DiVA: diva2:239614
Uppsok
Social and Behavioural Science, Law
Available from: 2009-03-13 Created: 2009-03-13 Last updated: 2009-03-13

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