Adolescent mothers four years later: narratives of the self and visions of the future.

@article{SmithBattle1998AdolescentMF,
  title={Adolescent mothers four years later: narratives of the self and visions of the future.},
  author={Lee SmithBattle and Victoria Wynn Leonard},
  journal={ANS. Advances in nursing science},
  year={1998},
  volume={20 3},
  pages={36-49}
}
This study examined patterns, variations, and existential turning points in young mothers' narratives of self and their visions of the future as part of a larger hermeneutic, longitudinal study. The study was philosophically based in the phenomenology of everyday practices as inherently meaningful, situated, and historically derived and drew on dialogical views of the self. The sample consisted of 13 (of the original 16) young mothers and family members who had been interviewed 4 years earlier… CONTINUE READING