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Author Macleod, Catriona.

Title Adolescence, pregnancy and abortion : constructing a threat of degeneration / Catriona Macleod
Published Hove, East Sussex ; New York : Routledge, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 168 pages)
Series Women and psychology
Women and psychology.
Contents Setting the scene -- Adolescence as transition? -- Conundrums : sex education, "teenage pregnancy", and decision-making in the context of abortion -- Constructing a threat of degeneration : the invention of and research practices concerning the "social problem" of "teenage pregnancy" -- Young women and legalized abortion : the new "social problem" -- Othering : race, culture and "teenage pregnancy"/abortion -- Managing the threat of degeneration -- From "teenage pregnancy" to unwanted pregnancy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Abortion.
Sex instruction for teenagers.
Teenage pregnancy.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203844904 (electronic bk.)
9780203844908 (electronic bk.)
(pb ; alk. paper)
(hb ; alk. paper)
(pb ; alk. paper)
(hb ; alk. paper)