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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


Contextualising 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/9781847420749.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on the decontextualised view of teenage pregnancy in the UK. It discusses the use of sometimes inappropriate comparisons between nations and a lack of understanding about the ... More


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