'This excellent book should be read by policy-makers, service providers and anyone working with or concerned about young people.' Margaret Chekri, FPA Information Officer Teenage sexuality, pregnancy and motherhood have become matters of concern in many countries. A variety of both explanations and solutions have been put forward. This book reviews the existing state of knowledge within Britain, the USA and elsewhere. On their first-hand experiences as director of a unit for schoolgirl mothers and sociological researcher, the authors suggest ways of both reducing teenage pregnancies and providing more effective help for teenage mothers.
Teenage Sexuality and Pregnancy: an Issue for Concern - The Changing Shape of Teenage Pregnancy - Paths to Pregnancy - Becoming a Teenage Mother - Teenage Mothers and their Babies - Very Young Mothers: 16 and Under - The World of the Teenage Mother and her Child - Implications of Teenage Parenthood - Current Operational Policies - What Further Needs to be Done?
Series: Teenage Sexuality and the Uncherished Mother
Tertiary; University or College
Number Of Pages: 242
Published: 9th September 1991
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.5 x 13.5
Weight (kg): 0.3
Edition Number: 11