Coming of Age in America: The Transition to Adulthood in the by Mary C. Waters,Patrick Joseph Carr,Maria Kefalas,Jennifer

By Mary C. Waters,Patrick Joseph Carr,Maria Kefalas,Jennifer Ann Holdaway

what's it prefer to turn into an grownup in twenty-first-century the USA? This e-book takes us to 4 very various places—New York urban, San Diego, rural Iowa, and Saint Paul, Minnesota—to discover the dramatic shifts in coming-of-age reports around the nation. Drawing from in-depth interviews with humans of their twenties and early thirties, it probes reports and judgements surrounding schooling, paintings, marriage, parenthood, and housing. the 1st examine to systematically discover this phenomenon from a qualitative viewpoint, Coming of Age in the US bargains a transparent view of ways conventional styles and expectancies are altering, of the variety of forces which are shaping those adjustments, and of the way adolescents themselves view their lives.

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