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Settersten, Richard A
Not quite adults : why 20-somethings are choosing a slower path to adulthood, and why it's good for everyone / Rick Settersten and Barbara E. Ray
1st ed
New York : Bantam Books Trade Paperbacks, c2010
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  HQ799.5 .S48 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Young adults
Young adults -- United States
Adulthood
Adult children living with parents
Physical Description xxiii, 239 p. : ill. ; 21 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [209]-223) and index
Summary Why are 20-somethings delaying adulthood? The media have flooded us with negative headlines about this generation, from their sense of entitlement to their immaturity. Drawing on almost a decade of cutting-edge research and nearly five hundred interviews with young people, Richard Settersten, Ph.D., and Barbara E. Ray shatter these stereotypes, revealing an unexpected truth
Contents Education, education, education -- Financing a future -- Job hopping or job shopping in a do-it-yourself economy -- First comes love, then comes--? -- The unlonely crowd -- The parent-child lifeline -- iDecide : voting and volunteering in a digital world -- Converging destinies : prescriptions for change
Alternate Author Ray, Barbara (Barbara E.)

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