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Sex and pregnancy in adolescence / Melvin Zelnik, John F. Kantner, Kathleen Ford.

; Ford, Kathleen, 1950- ; Kantner, John F., 1920-2009
Beverly Hills : Sage Publications, ©1981.
ISBN 0803917341, 0803917333, 9780803917330, 9780803917347

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Other Authors Kantner, John F., 1920-2009.
Ford, Kathleen, 1950-
Subjects Adolescent.
Adolescentes -- États-Unis -- Attitudes.
Écolières enceintes -- États-Unis.
Jeunesse -- États-Unis -- Sexualité
Pregnancy in Adolescence.
Pregnant schoolgirls -- United States.
Premarital sex -- United States.
Premarital sex.
Sexual Behavior.
Sexualité prémaritale -- États-Unis.
Teenage pregnancy -- United States.
Teenage pregnancy.
United States.
Young women -- Attitudes.
Young women -- United States -- Attitudes.
Youth -- Sexual behavior -- United States.
Youth -- Sexual behavior.
Youth -- United States -- Sexual behavior.
Series Sage library of social research ; v. 133.
Description 272 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-269).
Contents 1. Introduction -- The problem -- The approach -- The data: procedures, coast, quality -- Perspective -- How this book is organized -- 2. The world of the teenager -- Family background: structure and stability -- Familism -- Family and friends -- Religion -- Social life -- Perceptions of society -- The future -- 3. Premarital intercourse -- The prevalence of premarital sexual activity -- Variables and analysis -- The initiation of premarital intercourse -- Total number of premarital sexual partners -- Frequency of intercourse -- Summary -- 4. Contraceptive use -- Use at first intercourse -- Use at last intercourse -- Patterns of contraceptive use -- Ever use of medical contraception -- Source of pill and IUD -- Reasons for nonuse -- Summary -- 5. Premarital pregnancy -- Prevalence of premarital pregnancy -- Mean age at first premarital pregnancy -- Outcome during first premarital pregnancy -- Illegitimacy -- Summary -- 6. Summary and conclusions -- Pathways to pregnancy and beyond -- The nub of the matter-illegitimacy -- Methodological caveats -- Results -- Conclusions.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)ocm07741490
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat


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