INFORMAL ADOPTION AMONG BLACK ADOLESCENT MOTHERS

Kari Sandven, Michael D. Resnick

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Abstract

While adolescent decision‐making about adoption and parenting is an area of growing concern for researchers, few studies have been made of informal adoption. This paper examines the practice of informal adoption as a response to out‐of‐wedlock pregnancy among 54 black urban adolescent females. 1990 American Orthopsychiatric Association

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)210-224
Number of pages15
JournalAmerican Journal of Orthopsychiatry
Volume60
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1990

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