ERIC Number: EJ618641
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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Adolescent Pregnancy and Childbearing in Relation to Infant Adoption in the United States.
Miller, Brent C.; Coyl, Diana D.
Adoption Quarterly, v4 n1 p3-25 2000
Summarizes trends and recent declines in adolescent pregnancy, abortion, and adoption relinquishment. Reviews research regarding adolescent pregnancy resolution decision-making. Discusses contextual factors, such as attitudes and socialization about abortion, parenting, and adoption, and the influence of parents and partners on likelihood of choosing adoption. Concludes that adoption relinquishment will remain at very low levels for the near future. (Author/KB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
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