ERIC Number: EJ528804
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Stigma Stories: Four Discourses about Teen Mothers, Welfare, and Poverty.
Kelly, Deirdre M.
Youth & Society, v27 n4 p421-49 Jun 1996
Analyzes recent media accounts of teen mothers, identifying interpretive frames associated with the discourses of bureaucratic experts, conservatives, oppositional movements, and the mothers themselves. The dominant discourse is that of the bureaucratic experts who have incentives to tell their own stigma stories about teen mothers. (SLD)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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