Public health has moved away from its original mission to address and promote health on a societal level towards an individually focused, victim-blaming paradigm. In particular, research regarding women's reproductive health is heavily reliant on the biomedical paradigm to document and explain existing health trends related to women's fertility. This research often targets behavior in isolation of its social context. In order to promote the integration of a population health perspective into the current medically dominated realm of women's reproductive health, this dissertation highlights the issue of unintended pregnancy (UIP).For example, Erika relayed how her teenaged peers might have avoided early pregnancy if they had had a more open ... I think that a lot of kids get pregnant because their parents tell them not to...dona#39;t make them hide it and you might not anbsp;...
|Title||:||Moving Beyond the Individual in Reproductive Health: Exploring the Social Determinants of Unintended Pregnancy|
|Author||:||Megan Lynn Kavanaugh|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|