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Editors: Olive F. Nelson and Mace R. Davies
Book Description:
The transition to adulthood in the United States has changed in recent decades as many of the traditional milestones that mark adulthood, such as household establishment and marriage, have changed or been delayed. Among these changes are increased participation and attainment in education; extenuation of educational completion and subsequent delayed participation in the labor force; and delays in child rearing. This book examines numerous aspects of the lives of youth and young adults, ages 14 to 24 in the United States over the last several decades. Discussed are the status and trend data from multiple surveys on the distribution of youth and their family structure; on school, employment, health-related factors and future plans. (Imprint: Nova)

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Table of Contents:
Preface pp. i-viii

America's Youth: Transitions to Adulthood
(U.S. Department of Education) pp. 1-148

Disconnected Youth: A Look at 16- to 24-Year Olds Who Are Not Working or In School
(Adrienne L. Fernandes-Alcantara, Thomas Gabe, CRS) pp. 149-210

Index pp. 211-218

   Series:
      Family Issues in the 21st Century
      Social Issues, Justice and Status
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2012-September
   Pages: 226, 7x10 (NBC - G)
   ISBN: 978-1-62081-884-8
   Status: AV
  
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