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Moral panic 101 : equality, acceptance and the safe schools scandal / Benjamin Law.

By: Law, Benjamin, 1982-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Quarterly essay ; 67. Copyright date: ©2017Publisher: Carlton, VIC : Black Inc., 2017Description: 124 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781863959513 (paperback).Other title: Moral panic one hundred one | Moral panic one hundred and one.Subject(s): Education and state -- Australia | Moral panics | Sexual minorities -- AustraliaDDC classification: 306.76 Summary: Are Australian schools safe? And if they're not, what happens when kids are caught in a bleak collision between ill-equipped school staff and a confected media scandal? In 2016 the Safe Schools programme became the centre of an ideological firestorm. In QE67 Benjamin Law explores how and why this happened. He weaves a subtle, gripping account of schools today, sexuality, teenagers, new ideas of gender fluidity, tabloid media scares and mental health. Looking at the perils for those of uncertain or shamed sexual identity, and bullying of the vulnerable young, he brings to light hidden worlds, in an essay notable for its humane clarity.
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Are Australian schools safe? And if they're not, what happens when kids are caught in a bleak collision between ill-equipped school staff and a confected media scandal? In 2016 the Safe Schools programme became the centre of an ideological firestorm. In QE67 Benjamin Law explores how and why this happened. He weaves a subtle, gripping account of schools today, sexuality, teenagers, new ideas of gender fluidity, tabloid media scares and mental health. Looking at the perils for those of uncertain or shamed sexual identity, and bullying of the vulnerable young, he brings to light hidden worlds, in an essay notable for its humane clarity.

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