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Human Development in Cultural and Historical Contexts: Adolescent Mothers in Later Life (Paperback)
  • Human Development in Cultural and Historical Contexts: Adolescent Mothers in Later Life (Paperback)
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Human Development in Cultural and Historical Contexts: Adolescent Mothers in Later Life (Paperback)

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Paperback 220 Pages / Published: 29/09/1989
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This landmark study traces the life histories of approximately 300 teenage mothers and their children over a seventeen-year period. From interview data and case studies, it provides a vivid account of the impact of early childbearing on young mothers and their children. Some remarkable and surprising results emerge from this unique study of the long term adaptation to early parenthood. It also offers refreshing insights into the unexplored connections between mothers' careers and the development of their children. Adolescent Mothers in Later Life will be an invaluable resource for all those interested in teenage pregnancy.

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521379687
Number of pages: 220
Weight: 330 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 13 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"...offers real data rather than intuitive speculation. A model academic inquiry, this careful and convincing work should guide informed policy making." Gilbert Steiner, Brookings Institution
"...is an excellent report of a scientifically valid study group of women who have started having their babies as teens." NOAPP Network
"...arguably the most important addition to the social science literature on teenage parenthood to be published in recent years...I cannot imagine a more significant or timely contribution to the debate over the nature and consequences, for the individual and for society, of adolescent pregnancy." Contemporary Psychology
"Landmark study of the long-term consequences for mothers and children of early childbearing." Harvard Magazine
"...a valuable resource book, supplemented with figures that aid in deciphering the text and some quotations from the research subjects that help to show us the practical, human side of the phenomena being studied." Susan Kalma, Journal of Sex Education and Therapy
"...offers new insights into the connections between mothers' careers and the development of their children." Family Therapy

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