hooking upThe article “Avenue to Adulthood,” is chock full of information and statistics. Please review this carefully. What does the article say is the most important social issue promoting teen pregnancy? What is the US teen pregnancy rate? How does it compare internationally? How do the intersections of race and class impact teen pregnancy?

We also ready the article from our textbook, “Hooking Up and Dating: A Comparison.” What did the author have to say on the topics of: sex, the rules, love, the group, alcohol, status, adulthood, and continuing gender inequality? Please watch the following videos before class. If possible, watch the entire documentary “Understanding Hookup Culture” by Paula England. Be ready to discuss.


Statistics on teen pregnancy by state

International comparison

Statistics on sex education by state

Article: Let’s Not Panic Over Women With More Education Having Fewer Kids

Class Prezi on teen pregnancy and hook up culture.