Chase, Elaine and Knight, Abigail
Is early parenthood such a bad thing?
In care and after: a positive perspective.
Routledge, London, pp. 82-100.
ISBN 0415352533 (hbk.); 0415352541 (pbk.)
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||a) Teenage pregnancy and young people in and leaving care. b) Review of literature relevant to teenage pregnancy and experiences of being in care and the use of participatory research methods. c) This chapter, which forms part of an edited book, focuses on the findings from a research study on teenage pregnancy and young people in care that illustrates some of the positive experiences of this group. In this way, it is an original contribution to the debate about teenage pregnancy and argues that to pathologise teenage pregnancy in policy stategies and practice may not be helpful in its prevention. d) e) The chapter was based on a research study which involved qualitative interviews with 63 young people in care and 78 social care professionals. f) Book proposal and final manuscript referreed through the publishers; chapter reviewed by book editors. g) Jointly authored (about 50% contribution). (139 words).
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