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Coming of Age in America

Edited by Mary Waters.

September 2011; p ublished online March 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Population and Demography. 256 pages.

What is it like to become an adult in twenty-first-century America? This book takes us to four very different places—New York City; San Diego; rural Iowa; and Saint Paul, Minnesota—to...

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Social-spatial segregation

Edited by Christopher D. Lloyd, Ian G. Shuttleworth and David W. Wong.

August 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Population and Demography. 320 pages.

This edited volume brings together leading researchers from the United States, the United Kingdom and Europe to look at the processes leading to segregation and its implications. With a...

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Sustainable London?

Edited by Rob Imrie and Loretta Lees.

September 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Population and Demography. 352 pages.

London is one of the most dense, vibrant, and influential urban centers in the world, and this book takes a close look at how it is addressing one of the key questions of our time:...

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Marriage and Cohabitation

Arland Thornton, William G. Axinn and Yu Xie.

September 2007; p ublished online February 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Population and Demography. 453 pages.

In an era when half of marriages end in divorce, cohabitation has become more commonplace and those who do get married are doing so at an older age. So why do people marry when they do? And...

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The Moral Neoliberal

Andrea Muehlebach.

June 2012; p ublished online February 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Population and Demography. 307 pages.

Morality is often imagined to be at odds with capitalism and its focus on the bottom line, but in this book, it is shown as the opposite: an indispensible tool for capitalist...

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The Institutional Context of Population Change

Fred C. Pampel.

October 2001; p ublished online February 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Population and Demography. 313 pages.

Despite having similar economies and political systems, high-income nations show persistent diversity. This work looks at fertility, suicide, and homicide rates in eighteen high-income...

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Introduction

Mary C. Waters, Patrick J. Carr and Maria J. Kefalas.

in Coming of Age in America

September 2011; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Population and Demography. 10814 words.

This book deals with the new period of young adulthood, focusing on two important themes: the role of local context in shaping the transition to adulthood, and the subjective experience of...

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Straight from the Heartland

Patrick J. Carr and Maria J. Kefalas.

in Coming of Age in America

September 2011; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Population and Demography. 13579 words.

Young people in Iowa were much more expected to follow a “traditional” transition to adulthood than other young people nationally, or the other young people in the cities characterized in...

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Transitions to Adulthood in the Land of Lake Wobegon

Teresas Toguchi Swartz, Douglas Hartmann and Jeylan T. Smortimer.

in Coming of Age in America

September 2011; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Population and Demography. 19280 words.

This chapter investigates round interviews with participants from the St. Paul study to explore how young adults in the Land of Lake Wobegon understand and experience these diverse pathways...

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If You Can Make It There…

Jennifer Holdaway.

in Coming of Age in America

September 2011; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Population and Demography. 10975 words.

New York is an exceptional place to examine whether the transition to adulthood in the twenty-first century is marked by delay and diversity of paths. This chapter investigates the ways in...

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