On Becoming a Teen Mom: Life Before Pregnancy

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Product Details

Price
$35.94
Publisher
University of California Press
Publish Date
February 06, 2015
Pages
344
Dimensions
5.0 X 9.7 X 0.8 inches | 1.0 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780520283428

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About the Author

Mary Patrice Erdmans is Associate Professor of Sociology at Case Western Reserve University. She is the author of The Grasinski Girls: The Choices They Had and the Choices They Made.

Timothy Black is Associate Professor of Sociology at Case Western Reserve University. He is the author of When a Heart Turns Rock Solid: The Lives of Three Puerto Rican Brothers On and Off the Streets.

Reviews

"Written in accessible language and full of rich interviews and personal narratives . . . A valuable addition to sociology and gender collections."-- (07/01/2015)
"... first-rate, illuminating... On Becoming a Teen Mom examines the lives of teen mothers prior to pregnancy... [and] analyzes the factors and circumstances that contribute to unmarried young women having babies..."-- (05/01/2016)
"Informative . . . the book reveals the important role of research in understanding phenomena that people believe they already understand, and how empirically based findings can make a difference."-- (06/27/2016)