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Dubious Conceptions

The Politics of Teenage Pregnancy

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$41.00 • £32.95 • €37.00

ISBN 9780674217034

Publication Date: 10/01/1997


304 pages

6 x 9-1/4 inches

11 tables


  • 1. The Problem and Its Human Face
  • 2. Bastardy, Fitness, and the Invention of Adolescence
  • 3. Poverty, Fertility, and the State
  • 4. Constructing an Epidemic
  • 5. Choice and Consequence
  • 6. Why Do They Do It?
  • 7. Teenage Parents and the Future
  • Appendix
  • Notes
  • Selected Bibliography
  • Index

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