The Changing Transition to Adulthood

Leaving and Returning Home

Francis K. (Kobrin) Goldscheider,

The Changing Transition to Adulthood: Leaving and Returning Home
 

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This book places changes in leaving and returning home in the context of the major events of 20th century America. The authors examine the reasons children ultimately leave home to live on their own and how the pattern has changed throughout the 20th century. Using data from the National Survey of Families and Households, Goldscheider and Goldscheider have constructed these patterns for when children leave home and what the most important criteria for doing so are to different groups in America, including men, women, Blacks, Hispanics, Whites, and different religious groups and social classes.
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