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Teenage pregnancy: The making and unmaking of a problem

Lisa Arai

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420749
eISBN:
9781447303688
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420749.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

In the last decades of the 20th century, successive British governments have regarded adolescent pregnancy and childbearing as a significant public health and social problem. Youthful pregnancy was ... More


New Labour, a new approach to teenage pregnancy

Lisa Arai

in Teenage pregnancy: The making and unmaking of a problem

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420749
eISBN:
9781447303688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420749.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

The election of the New Labour government in a landslide victory in 1997 marked the end of nearly two decades of Conservative rule. The party was voted into power again in 2001. In May 2005, Labour ... More


Conclusion: no silver bullet. Teenage pregnancy as a problem: overview and recommendations

Lisa Arai

in Teenage pregnancy: The making and unmaking of a problem

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420749
eISBN:
9781447303688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420749.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This book explores the representation of teenage pregnancy as a problem in UK and the ways in which policy makers, academics, and the media have responded to it. This book examines who is likely to ... More


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