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Title Transitions to adulthood in a changing economy : no work, no family, no future? / edited by Alan Booth, Ann C. Crouter, and Michael J. Shanahan.

Published Westport, Conn. : Praeger, [1999]
©1999

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 UniM Bund  305.242 TRAN {Bund81 20190820}    AVAILABLE
 UniM Bail  305.242 TRAN    AVAILABLE
Physical description ix, 279 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes Based on a symposium held at Pennsylvania State University, Oct. 30-31, 1997.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents I. How Have Alterations in the Structure of Opportunity Affected Transitions to Adulthood? 1 -- 1. How Has the Changing Structure of Opportunities Affected Transitions to Adulthood? / Martha S. Hill, W. Jean Yeung 3 -- 2. Twenty-something: Down and Out in the Other America? / J. Lawrence Aber 40 -- 3. Alterations in the Opportunity Structure: A Criminological Perspective / John H. Laub 48 -- 4. Sure, I'd Like to Get Married ... Someday / Lynn White 56 -- II. How Do Prior Experiences in the Family Affect Transitions to Adulthood? 67 -- 5. How Do Prior Experiences in the Family Affect Transitions to Adulthood? / Kelly Musick, Larry Bumpass 69 -- 6. Marital Conflict, Parent-Child Relationships, Gender, and Outcomes for Young Adults in Families / Martha Cox 103 -- 7. Family Inputs and the Transition to Adulthood / Ronald R. Rindfuss 109 -- 8. Values and Beliefs as Determinants of Outcomes in Children's Lives / William G. Axinn, Jennifer S. Barber, Arland Thornton 118 -- III. How Do Prior Experiences in the Workplace Set the Stage for Transitions to Adulthood? 129 -- 9. How Do Prior Experiences in the Workplace Set the Stage for Transitions to Adulthood? / Jeylan T. Mortimer, Carolyn Harley, Pamela J. Aronson 131 -- 10. What Work Fosters Adolescent Development? / Stephen F. Hamilton 160 -- 11. Rethinking the Young Adult Life Stage: Prolonged Dependency as an Adaptive Strategy / William S. Aquilino 168 -- 12. Having the Time of Their Lives: All Work and No Play? / D. Wayne Osgood 176 -- IV. Career Development and Marriage Formation in a Period of Rising Inequality: Who Is at Risk? What Are Their Prospects? 187 -- 13. Career Development and Marriage Formation in a Period of Rising Inequality: Who Is at Risk? What Are Their Prospects? / Valerie K. Oppenheimer, Alisa Lewin 189 -- 14. When History Is Omitted / John Modell 226 -- 15. Sequence and Timing among Young Adult Transitions: The Impact of Poverty on Developmental Course / Julia A. Graber 234 -- 16. Changing Marital Patterns: Consequences of Economic Distress? / Sheldon Danziger 244 -- Conclusion: The Economies of Young Adulthood--One Future or Two? / Jennifer Tanner, Scott Yabiku 254.
Summary Focuses on various aspects of young people's transition to adulthood in today's economic climate.
Other author Booth, Alan, 1935-2015.
Crouter, Ann C.
Shanahan, Michael J.
Subject Young adults -- United States -- Social conditions -- Congresses.
Young adults -- United States -- Economic conditions -- Congresses.
Young adults -- Employment -- United States -- Congresses.
Job vacancies -- United States -- Congresses.
School-to-work transition -- United States -- Congresses.
ISBN 0275962385 (alk. paper)
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