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Author Newman, Katherine S., 1953-, author
Title The accordion family : boomerang kids, anxious parents, and the private toll of global competition / Katherine S. Newman
Imprint Boston : Beacon Press, 2012
book jacket
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 Euro-Am Studies Lib  306.874 N4657 2012    AVAILABLE  -  30500101440892
Descript xxiii, 261 pages : charts ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
The slippery state of adulthood -- Why are accordion families spreading? -- In-house adulthood -- I'm ok, you are not -- When the nest doesn't empty -- Trouble in paradise -- The birth dearth and the "immigrant menace."
Why are adults in their twenties and thirties boomeranging back to or never leaving their parents' homes in the world's wealthiest countries? Acclaimed sociologist Newman addresses this phenomenon in this timely and original book that uncovers fascinating links between globalization and the failure-to-launch trend
Subject Parent and adult child
Adult children -- Family relationships
Competition, International
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