On the Frontier of Adulthood : Theory, Research, and Public Policy.
On the Frontier of Adulthood reveals a startling new fact: adulthood no longer begins when adolescence ends. A lengthy period before adulthood, often spanning the twenties and even extending into the thirties, is now devoted to further education, job exploration, experimentation in romantic relation...
University of Chicago Press,
|Series:||John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Series on Mental Health and Development, Research Network on Transitions to Adulthood and Public Policy
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- About the Editors and Contributors
- MacArthur Research Network on Transitions to Adulthood and Public Policy
- 1 On the frontier of adulthood
- 2 The transition to adulthood during the twentieth century
- 3 American women's transition to adulthood in comparative perspective
- 4 Historical roots of family diversity
- 5 Historical trends in patterns of time use among young adults in developed countries
- 6 Generation gaps in attitudes and values from the 1970s to the 1990s
- 7 Subjective age identity and the transition to adulthood
- 8 Sequences of early adult transitions
- 9 Off to a good start?
- 10 Six paths to adulthood
- 11 Is it getting harder to get ahead?
- 12 Material assistance from families during the transition to adulthood
- 13 Early adult transitions and their relation to well-being and substance use
- 14 The ever-winding path
- 15 The transition to adulthood for youth leaving public systems
- 16 Social policy and the transition to adulthood