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Published: 31 December 1987

304 Pages | line illus.

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195049978

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An "Epidemic" of Adolescent Pregnancy?

Some Historical and Policy Considerations

Maris A. Vinovskis

In classrooms and in livingrooms, in research institutions and on Capital Hill, teenage pregnancy is one of the most controversial public issues of our day. In this study, Maris A. Vinovskis--a prominent demographic historian, and a participant in both Carter's and Reagan's Presidential initiatives on teenage pregnancy--traces the subject from colonial times to the present and offers an insider's account of recent government policy.