The Accordion Family: Boomerang Kids, Anxious Parents,and the Private Toll of Global Competition

The Accordion Family: Boomerang Kids, Anxious Parents,and the Private Toll of Global Competition

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Why are adults in their twenties and thirties boomeranging back to or never leaving their parents' homes in the world's wealthiest countries? Acclaimed sociologist Katherine Newman addresses this phenomenon in this timely and original book that uncovers fascinating links between globalization and the failure-to-launch trend. With over 300 interviews conducted in six countries, Newman concludes that nations with weak welfare states have the highest frequency of accordion… (more)

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Publisher: Beacon Press (January 17, 2012)

Format: EPUB

File size: 935 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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