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書名 On the frontier of adulthood : theory, research, and public policy / Richard A. Settersten, Jr., Frank F. Furstenberg, Jr., and Rubén G. Rumbaut, editors
出版項 Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2005
國際標準書號 0226748898
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 人文社會聯圖  HQ799.5 O6 2005    在架上    30610020186045
 歐美所圖書館  305.242 On15 2005    在架上  -  30500101512260
說明 591 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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系列 John D. and Catherine T. Macarthur Foundation series on mental health and development. Research Network on Transitions to Adulthood and Public Policy
John D. and Catherine T. Macarthur Foundation series on mental health and development. Research Network on Transitions to Adulthood and Public Policy
附註 Includes bibliographical references and index
On the frontier of adulthood : emerging themes and new directions / Frank F. Furstenberg Jr., Rubén G. Rumbaut, and Richard A. Settersten Jr. -- The transition to adulthood during the twentieth century : race, nativity, and gender / Elizabeth Fussell and Frank F. Furstenberg Jr. -- American women's transition to adulthood in comparative perspective / Elizabeth Fussell and Anne H. Gauthier -- Historical roots of family diversity : marital and childbearing trajectories of American women / Lawrence L. Wu and Jui-Chung Allen Li -- Historical trends in patterns of time use among young adults in developed countries / Anne H. Gauthier and Frank F. Furstenberg Jr. -- Generation gaps in attitudes and values from the 1970s to the 1990s / Tom W. Smith -- Subjective age identity and the transition to adulthood : when do adolescents become adults? / Michael J. Shanahan [and others] -- Sequences of early adult transitions : a look at variability and consequences / Ted Mouw -- Off to a good start? Postsecondary education and early adult life / Gary D. Sandefur, Jennifer Eggerling-Boeck, and Hyunjoon Park -- Six paths to adulthood : fast starters, parents without careers, educated partners, educated singles, working singles, and slow starters / D. Wayne Osgood [and others] -- Is it getting harder to get ahead? Economic attainment in early adulthood for two cohorts / Mary Corcoran and Jordan Matsudaira -- Material assistance from families during the transition to adulthood / Robert F. Schoeni and Karen E. Ross -- Early adult transitions and their relation to well-being and substance use / John Schulenberg [and others] -- The ever-winding path : ethnic and racial diversity in the transition to adulthood / John Mollenkopf [and others] -- The transition to adulthood for youth leaving public systems : challenges to policies and research / E. Michael Foster and Elizabeth J. Gifford -- Social policy and the transition to adulthood : toward stronger institutions and individual capacities / Richard A. Settersten Jr
"In On the Frontier of Adulthood, Richard A. Settersten Jr., Frank F. Furstenberg Jr., Ruben G. Rumbaut, and a team of distinguished contributors consider the nature and consequences of changes in early adulthood by drawing on a wide variety of historical and contemporary data from the United States, Canada, and Western Europe. Especially dramatic shifts have occurred in the conventional markers of adulthood - leaving home, finishing school, getting a job, getting married, and having children - and in how these experiences are configured as a set
These accounts reveal how the process of becoming an adult has changed over the past century, what the challenges faced by young people today are, and what societies can do to smooth the transition from adolescence to adulthood."--Jacket
主題 Young adults
Young adults -- United States
Youth -- United States
Alt Author Settersten, Richard A
Furstenberg, Frank F., 1940-
Rumbaut, Rubén G
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