How Families Still Matter: A Longitudinal Study of Youth in Two Generations

How Families Still Matter: A Longitudinal Study of Youth in Two Generations

by Vern L. Bengtson, Timothy J. Biblarz, Robert E. L. Roberts
     
 

Offers surprising findings about the strength of family influence on children's careers and achievements.See more details below

Overview

Offers surprising findings about the strength of family influence on children's careers and achievements.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521804233
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/18/2002
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

1. Families, generations, and achievement orientations of youth; 2. Models and methods of intergenerational influences; 3. The changing contexts of family life since the 1960s; 4. Educational and occupational aspirations of youth across generations; 5. Self-esteem: self-confidence and self-deprecation of youth; 6. Value orientations: youth's individualism and materialism across generations; 7. Continuity and change in family influences across generations; 8. Why families still matter.

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