Never(end)ing: Propositions for Sexuality Education

  • Louisa Allen
Part of the Queer Studies and Education book series (QSTED)


This final chapter presents propositions for sexuality education as a means of offering a never(end)ing to the book. According to Manning, propositions are proposals about how things might be, rather than descriptions or pronouncements about what is, and subsequently work to leave the book open-ended. Cumulatively, the chapters are presented as queer experiments in thinking the field of sexuality education with new materialism. Rather than offering definitive statements about what new materialism means for sexuality education, the chapter’s tone is more playful and exploratory and concerned with what possibilities are afforded by the event this undertaking inaugurates. In a queer(y)ing of new materialism the limits of these ideas are traced and conceptualised as productive failures for thinking to come.


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  • Louisa Allen
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  1. 1.Faculty of Education and Social WorkUniversity of AucklandAucklandNew Zealand

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