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Revista interdisciplinaria de estudios de género de El Colegio de México

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ROJAS, Olga Lorena. Masculinities, Social Inequality, and Pregnancy in Mexican Adolescent Males. Rev. interdiscip. estud. género Col. Méx. [online]. 2021, vol.7, e817.  Epub Sep 13, 2021. ISSN 2395-9185.

In this essay, we question the statements that point to pregnancy during adolescence as a precursor of poverty, school dropout and early entry into the workforce among the adolescent population involved. By considering gender, social inequality and life course, we review the results of existing research on the subject in Mexico and analyze the male case in particular. We argue that teenage pregnancies arise from a set of social disadvantages accumulated by young men in their early transition to adult life.

Keywords : gender; social inequality; teenage pregnancy; young men; Mexico.

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