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Teenage pregnancy from a Black perspective

Leo E. Hendricks

Teenage pregnancy from a Black perspective

some reflections on its prevention

by Leo E. Hendricks

  • 279 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Institute for Urban Affairs and Research, Howard University in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • African American teenage mothers.,
    • African American teenagers -- Social conditions.,
    • Teenage pregnancy -- United States -- Prevention.,
    • Teenage fathers -- Counseling of -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 42-44.

      Statementby Leo E. Hendricks and Teresa A. Montgomery.
      SeriesOccasional paper ;, no. 24, Occasional paper (Howard University. Institute for Urban Affairs and Research) ;, no. 24.
      ContributionsMontgomery, Teresa A.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ759.4 .H46 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationii, 51 p. ;
      Number of Pages51
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2743198M
      LC Control Number86060619

      Synopsis The debate of teenage pregnancy and parenthood continues to be a topical media and political issue, and a contested policy area. Covering the controversial issues, this book contributes to the debate, filling the gap in the current market. The strong chapter selection looks at areas such as.   Pregnancy Among Black Teenagers:The vanishing male character; blaming the victim; an agenda for social reform; toward a socialist future. Teenage Pregnancy Ideas in Conflict:Society promotes teenage pregnancy; the individual is responsible; chastity and self-discipline is the answer; new social policies are needed.

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      Factors leading to teenage pregnancy. The causes of teenage pregnancy are both social an also economical. The lack of knowledge on the consequences of teenage pregnancy among the teenagers is the primary factor that leads to teenagers to engage in irresponsible sexual practices. Another contributing factor is the up bringing of the children.   Teenage pregnancy is quite a serious topic. And it comes as no surprise that the government and media conduct events and conferences to address the issue. Hollywood, has helped the cause, in its own special way. So, every few years, production houses churn out a teenage pregnancy movie to raise awareness for the next generation of teens.


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(shelved 1 time as teenage-pregnancy) avg rating — 55, ratings — published Want to Read saving. Lexington, MA: Lexington Books, pp. $ This book describes the results of an ethnographic, interview study of 30 black teenage mothers in the Boston area.

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