"Fascinating...Vinovskis brings his background as a historian together with his unique experience as a participant-observer in federal-level policy making to bear on a series of significant and neglected questions surrounding the issue of adolescent pregnancy."--Contemporary Sociology
"Vinovskis is to be congratulated on an important book whose historical and policy recommendations are invaluable in an area of grave social concern."--The Annals of the AAPSS
"What a sobering lesson for policymakers and the concerned citizen!"--Glen H. Elder, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
"The evidence Vinovskis brings together on teen-age pregnancies ought to open many eyes...The policy recommendations he makes are realistic as well as fresh, for they, too, are drawn from a knowledge of history as well as from a sensitivity to social change."--Carl N. Degler, Stanford University
"Vinovskis shows that persons with opposing perspectives differ as much in how they define the problem of adolescent pregnancy as they do in their personal and political values, and that these differences arise in part from hurried and partial assessments of the historical and demographic facts."--Kristin A. Moore, Child Trends, Inc.