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An epidemic of adolescent pregnancy?

some historical and policy considerations

by Maris A. Vinovskis

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York, Oxford .
Written in English


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StatementMaris A. Vinovskis.
The Physical Object
Paginationxix,284p. :
Number of Pages284
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22626738M
ISBN 100195049977

examine three specific topics: (1) adolescent pregnancy in colonial and nineteenth-century America; (2) the recent "epidemic" of adolescent pregnancy; and Author: Catriona Ida Macleod. ** Creative Child Magazine Preferred Choice Award Winner**** Moonbeam Children's Book Award Gold Medal Winner** A book for comic lovers and Japanophiles of all ages, Diary of a Tokyo Teen presents a unique look at modern-day Japan through a young.

Adolescent pregnancy as a social problem. Plus viewpoints from more than thirty countries. As a unique source of up-to-date findings and clear-headed analysis, the International Handbook of Adolescent Pregnancy is a go-to reference for practitioners and researchers in maternal and child health, pediatrics, adolescent medicine, and global health.   An encouraging new report shows a big decline in the rate of teenage births. From to , the birth rate among young women ages 15 to 19 fell 9 percent, to per thousand, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The Teenage Epidemic Of Texas Words | 4 Pages. The ongoing teenage epidemic afflicting Texas is comprised of two separate yet interconnected movements: a year period of high rates of pregnancy involving teenagers, and a more recent surge in limiting reproductive health care access through state legislative actions over the past 5 years. Teenage pregnancy is an epidemic that has been highly debated and publicized during the past few decades. Although it has been statistically proven to be on the decline since the s, it is still a major discussion and topic of concern especially for the health of .


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Vinovskis begins by examining adolescent sexuality and childbearing in early America and evaluating whether there has in fact been an "epidemic" of adolescent pregnancy in American history. In the following chapters, he addresses the rise of adolescent pregnancy as a national issue and assesses the government's response to it, both in Congress Cited by: This book, The Epidemic of Teen Pregnancy: An American Tragedy is about the trials of becoming a teenage mother.

The author shares some of the teen mother cases she has dealt with personally over the years. This book discusses methods of preventing teen pregnancy.1/5(1). An "Epidemic" of Adolescent Pregnancy. Some Historical and Policy Considerations Maris A. Vinovskis. In classrooms and in livingrooms, in research institutions and on Capital Hill, teenage pregnancy is one of the most controversial public issues of our day.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 1 online resource ( pages) Contents: Introduction; Chapter 1 Adolescent Sexuality, Pregnancy, and Childbearing in Early America: Some Preliminary Speculations; Chapter 2 An ""Epidemic. 1 online resource (xix, pages): Adolescent pregnancy is a problem which arouses strong feelings.

This book attempts to put the matter as it affects the USA into a historical framework and to discuss the social and policy issues raisedPages: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xix, pages: illustrations ; 22 cm: Contents: Adolescent Sexuality, Pregnancy, and Childbearing in Early America: Some Preliminary Speculations --An "Epidemic" of Adolescent Pregnancy?The Reactions of the Carter Administration and the 95th Congress from an.

Chapter 1 The History of Teenage Childbearing as a Social Problem A CENTURY FROM NOW, social and demographic historians may be pondering the question of why the topic of teenage child-bearing suddenly became so prominent in America during the lastFile Size: KB.

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The epidemic called teenage pregnancy has kept the Indian society in its grip for years and probably it is time to rise from a limbo to save the daughters of India.

By Taha Amin Mazumder, New Delhi, 2 Sept A teenager is eve-teased, she clicks a pic of the culprit - and a social media sensation is created. U.S. Congress, Senate, Committee on Human Resources Hearings, Adolescent Health, Services, and Pregnancy Prevention and Care Act of 95th Cong., 2d Sess.

Google Scholar Vinovskis, M.A. " From Household Size to the Life Course: Some Observations on Recent Trends in Family History."Cited by: historical framework and discusses a host of current issues and policy considerations.

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Ethical and Legal lssues in Adolescent Pregnancy Tomas J. Silber, MD, MASS* * Director, Adolescent Outpatient Department, Department of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Children's Hospital National Medical Center; Department of Child Health and Development, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, D.C.

Cited by: 2. The current press speaks of adolescent pregnancy as an “epidemic”. Implicit in that term is the notion that the incidence of teen-aged pregnancy is increasing (Friedman, ). However, for every age group, except those 15 years and younger, the rate has decreased over the past 2 decades (Lincoln et al., ).

private citizens and -thermore, both the policymakers and the news media emphasized the &dquo;epidemic&dquo; nature of adolescent everyone in the Administration and the Congress assumed that the problem of adolescent pregnancy was a new and grow- ing crisis for Americans today and there- fore these policy-makers usually advocated.

But inwhen Congress held the first of many hearings on the issue of adolescent fertility, expert witnesses began to speak of an "epidemic" of a "million pregnant teenagers" a year.

Most of these witnesses were drawing on statistics supplied by the Alan Guttmacher Institute, which a year later published the data in an influential booklet Author: Kristin Luker. Beginning with patterns of adolescent sexuality and childbearing in early America, this key work examines how adolescent pregnancy became defined as an “epidemic” requiring intervention through federal legislation and programs in the s.

Unintended Pregnancy: Definition1 An unintended pregnancy is one that occurs at a time that a woman does not want to get pregnant1,2: Sooner than she would have desired When she desired no (or no more) children 1. Santelli J et al. Perspect Sex Reprod Health. ;35(2)– 2. Most teenage girls don't plan to get pregnant, but many do.

Teen pregnancies carry extra health risks to both the mother and the baby. Often, teens don't get prenatal care soon enough, which can lead to problems later on. They have a higher risk for pregnancy-related high blood pressure and its complications.

predisposing factors for adolescent pregnancy, for example poverty, discrimination and isola-tion. This report provides important information about addressing underlying factors for teen pregnancy in community settings.

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