The Making and Unmaking of a Problem
Distributed for Policy Press at the University of Bristol
Part One: Making a problem
1. Introduction: 'Shattered lives and blighted futures'
2. Who has a baby as a teenager?
3. Epidemics, fluctuations and trends: the everyday depiction of teenage pregnancy
4. New Labour, a new approach to teenage pregnancy
Part Two: Unmaking a problem
5. What are the consequences of teenage fertility?
6. Contextualising teenage pregnancy
7. Theorising teenage pregnancy as a problem
8. Conclusion: no silver bullet. Teenage pregnancy as a problem: overview and recommendations