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Unfit Subjects: Education Policy and the Teen Mother, 1972-2002

 
 
 
 
Unfit Subjects: Education Policy and the Teen Mother, 1972-2002
Author: Wanda S. Pillow
ISBN 13: 9780415944939
ISBN 10: 415944937
Edition: 1
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: 2004-02-14
Format: Paperback
Pages: 272
List Price: $47.95
 
 

Wanda Pillow presents a critical analysis of federal law and polciy towards pregnant teens, representations of teen pregnancy in popular culture and educational policy assesses how schools provide educational opportunities for school aged mothers. Through in- depth analysis of specific policies and programmes, both past and present, thsi book traces America's successes and failures in educating pregnant teens. Unfit Subjects uses feminist, race and poststructural theories to inform a satisfactory educational policy.