Summary Of Schools And The Social Control Of Sexuality By Melinda Miceli

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Schools and the Social Control of Sexuality by Melinda Miceli is the second reading which demonstrates this social institution of education. This reading is based on the fact that schools are teaching students about sexuality and find it harmless and normal (Ore, 2011c, 318). The author argues that the school system focuses on heterosexuality and less on homosexuality. Those who are heterosexual are free to express themselves while the freedom of those who are gay, lesbian, or bisexual is limited due to it not being acceptable (Ore, 2011c, 321). There are two examples within this essay that illustrates this social institution. First example, the text mentions how heterosexual couples are allowed to flirt and hold hands while those who are homosexual
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