How Families Still Matter: A Longitudinal Study of Youth in Two Generationsby 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
Offers surprising findings about the strength of family influence on children's careers and achievements.
- Cambridge University Press
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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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