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Kids Having Kids

Economic Costs and Social Consequences of Teen Pregnancy

Document date: November 01, 1996
Released online: November 01, 1996
Winner, Best Book of the Year Award, 1998, Society for Research on Adolescents.

Every year, 400,000 U.S. children under age 18 give birth--a rate twice as high as that in any other advanced country. In this book, leading experts estimate the economic and social impact of such childbearing--to the mothers, the fathers, their children, and society--and discuss strengths and weaknesses of specific policies and programs.

Topics/Tags: | Children and Youth | Families and Parenting

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