Teen Pregnancy



This pathfinder has been made for help in starting research on teen pregnancy. All of the books and articles listed here can be found in the Center for Research on Women library. By using TULANET searches, more information can be found in the Howard Tilton Memorial Library.

OPAC searches with the following headings may prove useful (example sources are provided, however many more titles are available):

K=PREGNANCY AND STATISTICS
Ref. G1201.E1S5 Atlas of American Women
K=PLANNED PARENTHOOD
HQ27.A54 Sexual Health Services for Academic Communities
K=SEX AND TEENAGERS
HQ35.E17 Why Am I So Miserable If These Are the Best Years of My Life?

Helpful DNEW searches for article references may include:

K=PREGNANCY AND TEENAGERS
"Missouri's Parental Consent Law and Teen Pregnancy Outcomes" by Vicky Howell Pierson Women & Health v.22 no.3 (95) p.47-58
K=PLANNED PARENTHOOD
"A Florida Suit Challenges an Abstinence-Only Sex Ed Course" by Nancy Wartik Ms. vol.4 (July/Aug 93) p.90
K=PREGNANT AND YOUTH
"Mentor Relationships and the Career Development of Pregnant and Parenting African-American Teenagers" by Elena L. Klaw and Jean E. Rhodes Psychology of Women Quarterly vol. 19 (Dec 95) p.551-62
S=PREGNANT TEENAGERS
"Patterns of Service Utilization Among Pregnant and Parenting African-American Adolescents" by Jean E. Rhodes, et al. Psychology of Women Quarterly vol.17 (Sept 93) p.257-74

The Women Studies Abstracts provide information on articles relating to women's studies, some useful topics to look up when researching teen pregnancy may resemble the following index entry:

Pregnant Youth
"Women, Children, and Welfare Reform" by Martha N. Ozawa AFFILIA 9 no. 4:338-59 Win `94

For Futher research, try the following folders in the Small Journals and Subject VERTICLE FILES:

1. Planned Parenthood
2. Survey of Louisiana Teen Pregnancy Agencies
3. Teen Voices
4. YWCA Publications



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