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Marriage Equality Time: Entanglements of sexual progress and childhood innocence in Irish primary schools

Neary, Aoife; Rasmussen, Mary Lou


Ireland is a majority-Catholic country that has, in recent times, been held up as a model of sexual progress internationally. We employ the term Marriage Equality Time (MET) to signify the tensions related to temporality, sexuality and children that emerged as Marriage Equality (ME) was introduced in Ireland. Drawing on a study with six primary schools during the ME referendum, this article captures MET in its emergent state, exploring how parents, teachers and principals were processing...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
Source: Sexualities
DOI: 10.1177/1363460719861819


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