Why is teenage pregnancy conceptualized as a social problem? A review of quantitative research from the USA and UK.


To explore why teenage pregnancy is regarded by researchers from the USA and UK as a major social problem, a systematic review was conducted of published research on the social influences on teenage pregnancy. Papers published in the USA and UK between 1981 and 2000 were examined with respect to samples, social influences and outcomes. UK studies often… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/13691050310001643025


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