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Human Sexuality--Sex Education Project: Section 4

Dr. Aaron New's human sexuality course--Sex Education Project (assignment)

Section 4

Sex in Other Cultures (20 points)

(1)    Go to the Story Library homepage (click link below).

(2)    Go to StorySearch (click link below).

(3)    Enter “[a country of your choice]” AND “sex” as your initial search terms (for example: "Brazil" AND "sex", "Sweden" AND "sex", or "China" AND "sex")

(4)   Checkmark "full-text" and "scholarly" boxes.

(5)    Click Search. 

(6)    You need to search the “General/News Databases” and the “Psychology/Sociology Databases”; watch the Prezi to learn how.

(7)    Modify and limit your search terms and criteria as needed.

(8)    Select several appropriate articles to read about the sexual norms and practices of another country or culture.

 After your research, summarize in 2-3 pages your findings (and if possible, compare them to your own culture) in terms of one or more of the following:

  • Sex education
  • Pre-marital sex
  • Extra-marital sex
  • Sex in the media
  • The sexual double-standard
  • Sexual diversity
  • Prostitution
  • Homosexuality
  • Sexual abuse
  • Sex trafficking

Using StorySearch for articles

Prezi tutorial (click through to watch)--how to use StorySearch for articles on "sex education in schools."

The Librarian Suggests -

Remember that you will have new search terms for this section. 

For this search, consider using individual databases from Story Library's Databases A-Z List (click link below).