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|Material Type:||Secondary (senior high) school|
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|ISBN:||9780737749236 9780737749243 0737749237 0737749245|
|Description:||183 pages ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Ch. 1: Does Sex Education Reduce Teen Pregnancy?. Yes: Sex education reduces teen pregnancy ; Parents can help their teen make informed decisions by having the sex talk / Niesha Lofing ; Abstinence education reduces teen pregnancy / Christine Kim and Robert E. Rector ; Comprehensive sex education reduces teen pregnancy / Advocates for youth ; No: Sex education does not reduce teen pregnancy ; Abstinence education is to blame for rising teen birth rates / Contraceptive Technology Update ; Sex education programs focusing on virginity pledges fail to reduce rates of teen pregnancy / Dudley Barlow ; Sex education in schools does not reduce rates of teen pregnancy / Michael Castleman --
Ch. 2: Does Pop Culture Contribute To Teen Pregnancy?. Yes: Pop culture contributes to teen pregnancy ; Sex on television contributes to teen pregnancy / Rob Stein ; Parents do matter / Stephan Dunay ; Popular media glamorize teen pregnancy / Brian Housman ; No: Pop culture does not contribute to teen pregnancy ; Teens use technology to obtain factual information about sex and pregnancy / Tim Weldon ; Society does not support teen pregnancy / Heather Corinna ; MTV reaches out to teens to prevent teen pregnancy / Women's Health Weekly --
Ch. 3: What Challenges Do Teen Parents Encounter?. Teen mothers are at greater risk for depression and repeat pregnancy / Diana Mahoney ; Male teenage fathers must know their rights and responsibilities / Jessica Stevenson, About-com ; Teen pregnancy presents obstacles for teen parents to stay in school and graduate / Colleen McCauley-Brown ; Teen pregnancy adversely affects each member of a family unit / Kim Allen ; Day-to-day life is a challenge for teen parents / Amy Umble ; Teen pregnancy often leads to dependency on social services / Sarah Brown --
Ch. 4: Should Parental Consent Be A Requirement?. Yes: Parental consent should be a requirement for decisions involving teenage pregnancy ; Parental consent should be a requirement for underage abortion / Health & Medicine Week ; Parental consent should be a requirement for distribution of birth control in schools / Randy Alcorn ; Not requiring parental consent for abortion endangers teenage girls / William F. Jasper ; No: Parental consent should not be a requirement for decisions involving teenage pregnancy / Parental involvement laws erode abortion rights for teens / Lynda Zielinski ; Parental consent laws restrict teenagers' access to birth control / Center for Reproductive Rights ; Parental consent laws discourage teens from choosing safe sex / Rebecca Vesely.
|Series Title:||Current controversies.|
|Responsibility:||Lisa Krueger, book editor.|
- Teenage pregnancy -- Juvenile literature.
- Teenage parents -- Juvenile literature.
- Teenagers -- Sexual behavior -- Juvenile literature.
- Sex instruction.
- Teenage pregnancy.
- Teenage parents.
- Teenagers -- Sexual behavior.
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