Getting Started: Transition To Adulthood In Great Britain

Getting Started: Transition To Adulthood In Great Britain

by Alan C. Kerckhoff




This book provides evidence of the significance of a society's structure and normative definitions in giving shape to one part of the life course, examining closely a major period of life course transition, the move from adolescence to adulthood in Great Britain.

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ISBN-13: 9780367013455
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/02/2019
Pages: 238
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword — Preface — Social Mobility and the Transition to Adulthood in Comparative Perspective — An Overview of the British Educational System — Conceptualization and Methods of Analysis — Leaving School and Entering the Labor Force — Becoming Independent: Leaving Home, Cohabitation, Marriage, and Parenthood — Settling In: The Early Years in the Labor Force — Shaping the Life Course — Appendix

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