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eBook The Postponed Generation: Why America's Grown-Up Kids Are Growing Up Later ePub

by Susan Littwin

  • ISBN: 0688048900
  • Category: Parenting
  • Subcategory: Relationships
  • Author: Susan Littwin
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: William Morrow & Co; 1st edition (February 1, 1986)
  • Pages: 252
  • ePub book: 1290 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1227 kb
  • Other: azw lrf mbr txt
  • Rating: 4.3
  • Votes: 346

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FREE shipping on qualifying offers. Based on hundreds of interviews this study examines the pressures and conflicts facing today's youth as they mature and explore the reasons behind the phenomenon of large numbers of grown children choosing to live with their parents.

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THE POSTPONED GENERATION; Why America's Grown-Up Kids Are Growing Up Later. Littwin discusses two of them, whom she calls Alexa and Eric. Everyone lowers their goals after graduation," Eric tells her. "It's devastating to the ego. You're not on top of the mountain anymore. To which Littwin replies: "I don't know who told them they were on top of the mountain, but it seems to be implied in the contract his generation has with life. He and Alexa grew up almost two thousand miles away from each other and perhaps light years away in background. Yet the same themes appear in both stories, like a refrain.

THE POSTPONED GENERATION: Why America's Grown-up Kids Are Growing Up Later. Mrs. Littwin, a former New York high school teacher, says the people she is talking about are between 20 and 30 years of age and were brought up comfortably - a definition so loose that the book ends up being about nobody. The vagueness is made worse by banalities (''Freedom was everywhere, and there always seemed to be choices''), irrelevant statistics and implausible assertions such as: today's young are downwardly mobile.

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Even when grown kids return home or remain home, relations with parents .

Even when grown kids return home or remain home, relations with parents are remarkably positive for most. In fact, in families where an 18-29-year-old is living at home, 66% of parents say their response to this situation is mostly positive, and only 6% respond mostly negative.

Based on hundreds of interviews this study examines the pressures and conflicts facing today's youth as they mature and explore the reasons behind the phenomenon of large numbers of grown children choosing to live with their parents