Fb2 When Children Want Children: THE URBAN CRISIS OF TEENAGE CHILDBEARING ePub
by Leon Dash
|Publisher:||University of Illinois Press; 1 edition (May 2003)|
|Fb2 eBook:||1968 kb|
|ePub eBook:||1889 kb|
|Digital formats:||lrf lit txt doc|
This book, "When Children Want Children" opened my eyes to the plight of many young people in poor . The book was received in pretty good condition and within 3 days. There was some highlighting near the end of the book.
This book, "When Children Want Children" opened my eyes to the plight of many young people in poor neighborhoods. When Children want Children" and "Rosa Lee" should both be required reading for all teachers and parents. We cannot overcome the problems of teen pregnancy and drug use until we understand where the people are coming from. Leon Dash goes straight to the source to find answers. 3 people found this helpful.
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Dash had expected to find inadequate sex education and lack of birth control to be the root cause of the growing .
Dash had expected to find inadequate sex education and lack of birth control to be the root cause of the growing trend toward early motherhood, but his conversations with the mothers themselves revealed the truth to be more complex.
African American teenage mothers, Teenage pregnancy, African American teenagers. New York : William Morrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Uploaded by LannetteF on October 15, 2010. SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata).
Most of the girls wanted children to have ""something to love,"" while the boys embraced fatherhood as proof of manhood. Although the girls intended to be ""good mothers,"" they frequently became impatient and abusive, just as their parents had been with them. WHEN CHILDREN WANT CHILDREN: The Urban Crisis of Teenage Childbearing.
When Washington Post reporter Leon Dash set out to investigate the ever-lowering age of teenage parents .
When Washington Post reporter Leon Dash set out to investigate the ever-lowering age of teenage parents, what he discovered shocked him: these pregnancies were almost always intentional. This groundbreaking book by an extraordinary journalist made me understand why children have children in a way that I never have before.
Private Crisis, Public Cost: Policy Perspectives on Teenage Childbearing . Moore, Kristin A. and Burt, Martha R. (1982).
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When Washington Post reporter Dash moved into the ghetto community of Washington Highlands, his behind-the-scenes viewpoint resulted in an award-winning report on adolescent childbearing, a problem of shocking dimensions. As he talked to teenage parents, many of his preconceptions about the high incidence of pregnancy among poor, black urban youth were proved wrong. What became depressingly clear is that for these youngsters, "a baby is a tangible achievement in an otherwise dreary and empty future," a rite of passage with historical antecedents.
Leon Dash works with the Investigative Desk of the Washington Post. He recently completed When Children Want Children: The Urban Crisis in Teenage Childbearing,for which he received a 1990 PEN/Martha Albrand special citation. He is also the co-author (with Ben Bagdikian) of The Shame of the Prisons.