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Surviving Teenage Motherhood (Studies in Childhood and Youth)

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This book explores the experiences of pregnant teenagers, their partners, and midwives, from pregnancy realisation through the early years of motherhood. It examines changing attitudes to female sexuality and moral discourses on adolescent subjectivity especially as these pertain to teenage motherhood.

About the Author

HELEN STAPLETON is a Senior Research Fellow at the Australian Catholic University, Brisbane, Australia. A qualified midwife, she previously worked in both public and private sectors. Her research interests, and publications, focus on motherhood and parenting cultures, sexuality and reproduction, and body image and identity. Helen is a member of various professional organisations and a former board member of the Centre for the Study of Childhood and Youth, University of Sheffield, UK.  

Table of Contents

Introduction 

Teenage Pregnancy, Motherhood and Family Life 

Introducing the Teenagers and their Significant Others

How it Happened - Pregnancy Realisation and Disclosure 

Through Pregnancy 

Labour and Birth Narratives 

'Chucked in the Deep End': Mothering in the Early Postnatal Period 

Mothering in Early Childhood: Everyday Practices and Identity Formation

Looking Back, and Looking Forward 

 

Product Details

ISBN:
9780230579200
Author:
Stapleton, Helen
Publisher:
Palgrave MacMillan
Subject:
Sociology - Marriage & Family
Subject:
Women's Studies - General
Subject:
Abortion & Birth Control
Subject:
Abortion
Subject:
Birth control
Subject:
Social classes
Subject:
Women's Studies
Subject:
Sociology-Children and Family
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
Studies in Childhood and Youth
Publication Date:
20101031
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
3 tables
Pages:
248
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.13 in

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Gender Studies » Womens Studies
History and Social Science » Law » General
History and Social Science » Sociology » Abortion and Birth Control
History and Social Science » Sociology » Children and Family

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