Voices of African-American Teen Fathers : "I'm Doing What I Got to Do."

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Page Count
246
Year Published
2006
Author (Individual)
Paschal, Angelia M.
Resource Type
Book
Resource Format
Unbound
Resource Language
English
Voices of African-American Teen Fathers is an insightful look at adolescent pregnancy and parenthood through the eyes of fathers aged 14 to 19. This unique book features candid interviews with thirty teens who talk about "doing what I got to do"-handling their responsibilities as best they can given their perceptions, limitations, and life experiences. Teens talk about how and why they became fathers, how they handle being a parent, their perceptions of fatherhood, the relationships they have with their parents and the mothers of their children, and how they deal with the everyday struggles, demands, and concerns they face. (Author abstract)

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