Bialystok, Lauren, " 'My Child, My Choice'? Mandatory Curriculum, Sex, and the Conscience of Parents," Educational Theory, 68(No. 1, 2018), 11-29.


Analyzes the issues involved in parents' opting their children out of certain sex education topics vs the rights of civil society to support the rights of children to a comprehensive sex education curriculum.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Policies and Policy Making

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry--Speculative Essay, Content Analysis, Philosopical Inquiry--Ampliative Criticism

Type of Study

SIngle Study

Narrow Topic

Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Physical Education, Hidden Curriculum, Ethical Issues in Curriculum, Curriculum Aims and Objectives


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