The Black Adolescent Parent
Routledge – 1987 – 142 pages
Here is a landmark volume devoted entirely to the plight of black adolescent parents. The book will better inform health professionals, educators, social work practitioners, juvenile justice professionals, and mental health professionals of the special needs of black adolescent parents. The most comprehensive book of its kind, The Black Adolescent Parent explores the wide-ranging nature of the problem and addresses some of the most pressing issues surrounding the epidemic of births by teenagers in the black community today, including legal considerations, clinical perceptions, sexuality, attitudinal factors, perceptions of black adolescent fathers, and services designed for this population.