"It’s obligatory: Every generation of adults must panic about kids and
sex. In their new book Kids Gone Wild, Joel Best and Kathleen Bogle
begin with quaint, bygone examples: a 1920s New York Times story in
which mothers complained about “petting parties” and a 1950s book that
warned girls against the “heavy necking” involved in going steady."
An interesting new book on the recurring alarmism over teen sex, yet
another perennial "moral panic" exacerbated by the media.
Via Jim Feig.
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