The Changing Transitions to Adulthood in Developing Countries : Selected Studies.

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Main Author: Council, National Research.
Other Authors: Education, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and., Population, Committee on., Countries, Panel on Transitions to Adulthood in Developing., Cohen, Barney., Stromquist, Nelly P., Behrman, Jere R., Lloyd, Cynthia B.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, 2006.
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Table of Contents:
  • FrontMatter
  • Acknowledgments
  • Contents
  • 1 Introduction--Cynthia B. Lloyd, Jere R. Behrman, Nelly P. Stromquist, and Barney Cohen
  • 2 Changing Contexts in Which Youth Are Transitioning to Adulthood in Developing Countries: Converging Toward Developed Economies?--Jere R. Behrman and Piyali Sengupta
  • 3 Small Families and Large Cohorts: The Impact of the Demographic Transition on Schooling in Brazil--David A. Lam and Letícia Marteleto
  • 4 Progress Toward Education for All: Trends and Current Challenges for sub-Saharan Africa--Paul C. Hewett and Cynthia B. Lloyd
  • 5 Trends in the Timing of First Marriage Among Men and Women in the Developing World--Barbara S. Mensch, Susheela Singh, and John B. Casterline
  • 6 Marriage Patterns in Rural India: Influence of Sociocultural Context--Shireen J. Jejeebhoy and Shiva S. Halli
  • 7 Marriage in Transition: Evidence on Age, Education, and Assets from Six Developing Countries--Agnes R. Quisumbing and Kelly Hallman
  • 8 Adolescent Transitions to Adulthood in Reform-Era China--Emily Hannum and Jihong Liu
  • 9 Growing Up in Pakistan: The Separate Experiences of Males and Females--Cynthia B. Lloyd and Monica J. Grant
  • 10 Multilevel Modeling of Influences on Transitions to Adulthood in Developing Countries with Special Reference to Cameroon--Barthélémy Kuate-Defo
  • 11 Assessing the Economic Returns to Investing in Youth in Developing Countries--James C. Knowles and Jere R. Behrman
  • Appendix Contents Growing Up Global: The Changing Transitions to Adulthood in Developing Countries.