11.17 Mothering_strategies_spr10[1]--for students.ppt

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Unformatted text preview: FMSC 381 November 17, 2010 Module one: toolbox of concepts  Module two: key public goods (education, jobs, housing, health)  Module three: safety net for families at-risk US: Highest rate of teen pregnancy, birth, and abortion in industrialized world Rates of teen pregnancy Stable except for baby boom 2001: record low Racial disparities White 39.3/1000 Black 99.3/1000 Latino 106.3/1000 Welfare receipt  Decline/postponement of marriage  Sexual activity & STDs Sexual activity among single teens increasing Inherited disadvantage precedes Poor, rural, disadvantaged minority families or headed by single mother  Discouragement precedes Not doing well in school Lower measured abilities Lower expectations **Perception of limited life options**  Not welfare receipt As young mothers, teen moms have Poorer health More low birthweight babies, stillborns, & newborn deaths  By late 20s, teen moms are...
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This note was uploaded on 01/19/2011 for the course FMSC 381 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '09 term at Maryland.

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