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The Resource On the frontier of adulthood : theory, research, and public policy, Richard A. Settersten, Jr., Frank F. Furstenberg, Jr., and Rubén G. Rumbaut, editors

On the frontier of adulthood : theory, research, and public policy, Richard A. Settersten, Jr., Frank F. Furstenberg, Jr., and Rubén G. Rumbaut, editors

Label
On the frontier of adulthood : theory, research, and public policy
Title
On the frontier of adulthood
Title remainder
theory, research, and public policy
Statement of responsibility
Richard A. Settersten, Jr., Frank F. Furstenberg, Jr., and Rubén G. Rumbaut, editors
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "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
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
305.242
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ799.5
LC item number
.O6 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1940-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Settersten, Richard A
  • Furstenberg, Frank F.
  • Rumbaut, Rubén G
Series statement
John D. and Catherine T. Macarthur Foundation series on mental health and development. Research Network on Transitions to Adulthood and Public Policy
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Young adults
  • Young adults
  • Youth
  • Youth
  • Adolescence
  • Adulthood
Label
On the frontier of adulthood : theory, research, and public policy, Richard A. Settersten, Jr., Frank F. Furstenberg, Jr., and Rubén G. Rumbaut, editors
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Control code
ocm55657605
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
591 pages
Isbn
9780226748894
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004013686
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)55657605
Label
On the frontier of adulthood : theory, research, and public policy, Richard A. Settersten, Jr., Frank F. Furstenberg, Jr., and Rubén G. Rumbaut, editors
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Control code
ocm55657605
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
591 pages
Isbn
9780226748894
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004013686
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)55657605

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