Session 150:
Parental Influences on Adolescent Sexual Behavior

Saturday, April 2
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Washington 2
Exhibition Level

Chair: Sangeetha Madhavan, University of Maryland
Discussant: Abigail Harrison, Brown University

  1. Mother-Child Relationships and Adolescent Sexual Activity: Exploring Racial, Ethnic, and Gender DifferencesAmanda T. Berger, University of Maryland; Sandra Hofferth, University of Maryland

  2. Teens’ Decisions about the Transition to Sex: Negotiating Competing Normative SystemsChristie Sennott, University of Colorado at Boulder; Stefanie F. Mollborn, University of Colorado at Boulder

  3. Parenting Practices and Sexual Risk-Taking in a Sub-Saharan African Context: What Can We Learn from a Life Course Perspective?Estelle Sidze, Université de Montréal

  4. Parenting Strategies and Teenage PregnancyChristine Tucker, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Krista Perreira, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Carolyn Tucker Halpern, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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