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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


Primary Prevention of Pregnancy: Effective School-Based Programs

Mary Beth Harris

in The School Practitioner’s Concise Companion to Preventing Dropout and Attendance Problems

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370577
eISBN:
9780199893386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370577.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter explores school-based pregnancy prevention practices and programs currently in use in schools across the nation. It identifies programs and program components that have been evaluated ... More


Pregnancy, Prenatal Care, Weight, and Maternal Age

Mary L. Hediger

in Reproductive and Perinatal Epidemiology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195387902
eISBN:
9780199895328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387902.003.0032
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

Once pregnant, nearly all women enter into prenatal care, so that the course of the pregnancy can be monitored and complications managed. At the time of entry there is a baseline examination and ... More


Adolescents and Youth in India: Challenges and Opportunities

K.G. Santhya and Shireen J. Jejeebhoy

in Population and Reproductive Health in India: An Assessment of the Current Situation and Future Needs

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198096238
eISBN:
9780199082940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198096238.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter reviews programmes related to the sexual and reproductive health of young people,and assesses the extent to which their needs have been met. It highlights that access to quality ... More


Negotiating Corporatized Development

Kathryn Moeller

in Gender Effect: Capitalism, Feminism, and the Corporate Politics of Development

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520286382
eISBN:
9780520961623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286382.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Chapter 6 examines the power relations underlying NGOs’ uneven negotiations of the Girl Effect. For insight into the nature of these dynamics, this chapter considers the conditions that enabled one ... More


Reproductive Justice and Economic Security

Deborah L. Rhode

in What Women Want

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199348275
eISBN:
9780190252410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199348275.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores issues of reproductive justice and economic security in relation to gender equality and human flourishing. More specifically, it considers abortion and adolescent pregnancy, ... More


Community Schools from a Lead Agency Administrator's Perspective

Richard NegrÓn

in Community Schools in Action: Lessons from a Decade of Practice

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195169591
eISBN:
9780197562178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195169591.003.0011
Subject:
Education, Schools Studies

I first heard of the concept of community schools in 1987 while attending a briefing on a community assessment of the Washington Heights/Inwood neighborhood. The survey had been conducted to help ... More


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