346 pages | 8.5 x 11
More than 1 million teenage girls in the United States become pregnant each year; nearly half give birth. Why do these young people, who are hardly more than children themselves, become parents? The working papers for the report Risking the Future: Adolescent Sexuality, Pregnancy, and Childbearing provide additional insight into the trends in and consequences of teenage sexual behavior.
National Research Council. Risking the Future: Adolescent Sexuality, Pregnancy, and Childbearing, Volume II Working Papers only. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 1987.
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