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“Mama, I’m a Person, Too!”: Individuation and Young African-American Mothers’ Parenting Competence

Laura D. Pittman, Lauren S. Wakschlag, Lindsay Chase–Lansdale, and Jeanne Brooks–Gunn

in Adolescence and Beyond: Family Processes and Development

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199736546
eISBN:
9780199932443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736546.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

Mothers who transition early to parenthood are more likely to have negative outcomes as they emerge into adulthood and they are more likely to adopt more negative parenting practices in their ... More


Incarcerated Young Mothers’ Bill of Rights: From a Vision to a Policy at San Francisco Juvenile Hall

Sophia Sanchez

in Interrupted Life: Experiences of Incarcerated Women in the United States

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252493
eISBN:
9780520944565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252493.003.0062
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In November 2006, there was a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new Juvenile Justice Center in San Francisco, and planners asked the Center for Young Women's Development (CYWD) to provide a speaker on ... More


Family Factors

David P. Farrington and Brandon C. Welsh

in Saving Children from a Life of Crime: Early Risk Factors and Effective Interventions

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195304091
eISBN:
9780199944071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304091.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter evaluates the importance of family factors as predictors of offending. The findings reveal that strongest predictor is usually criminal or antisocial parents while other quite strong and ... More


Young mothers' experiential knowledge and the research process

Geraldine Brady, Geraldine Brown, and Corinne Wilson

in Critical Perspectives on User Involvement

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847427519
eISBN:
9781447305590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427519.003.0014
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter focuses on some of the barriers to social inclusion faced by young parents. There are many inherent tensions as well as methodological, ethical and practical dilemmas and challenges to ... More


Recreating Connections: Nonprofit Organizations’ Attempts to Foster Networking among Mothers of Preschoolers

Satsuki Kawano

in Capturing Contemporary Japan: Differentiation and Uncertainty

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838683
eISBN:
9780824868895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838683.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines attempts by nonprofit organizations to foster networks among mothers of preschoolers. Drawing on participant observation and interviews conducted in Tokyo in January–April 2009, ... 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


Epidemics, fluctuations and trends: the everyday depiction of 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/9781847420749.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter explores the myth-reality gap on teenage pregnancy, which focuses on contemporary British media representations of youthful pregnancy. It focuses on the role of the media in the ... More


The Real Responsibility Is on You!: The Self-Sufficiency Trap

Lauren J. Silver

in System Kids: Adolescent Mothers and the Politics of Regulation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469622590
eISBN:
9781469622613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622590.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter looks closely at how young mothers have presented their identities during official negotiations. The youth seemed to have been aware of the need to appear worthy of public investment and ... More


Origins and future of the concept of NEETs in the European policy agenda

Massimiliano Mascherini

in Youth Labor in Transition: Inequalities, Mobility, and Policies in Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190864798
eISBN:
9780190864828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190864798.003.0017
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

This chapter describes the origins of the concept of NEETs (young people not in employment, education, or training) and discusses its future role in the European policy agenda by disentangling the ... More


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