The Adolescent dilemma: international perspectives on the family planning rights of minors

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Praeger, 1986 - Family & Relationships - 260 pages
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This reference book provides information on the family planning rights of minors in eleven countries in North America and Western Europe. The Adolescent Dilemma covers a minor's legal rights to abortion services and birth control. In addition, this comprehensive resource discusses sex education, sexual behavior, and the nature and extent of contraceptive practices. The introduction presents a framework for discussing minors' rights and the conclusion draws on the information provided in the book to take a brief, comparative look at the topic. Both a reference resource on family planning and a data source for cross-cultural comparisons, this book will be of interest to social service professionals at all levels.

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Canada Doris Guyatt
Czechoslovakia Zdenek Matejček

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Jan Trost is Professor of Sociology at the University of Uppsala in Uppsala, Sweden. He is a former President of the International Sociological Association (ISA) and Honorary Chair of the Committee on Family Research of the ISA. He is the author of several books and numerous journal articles and travels frequently to maintain professional contacts and collaborations throughout the world.