Contemporary Adulthood: Calendars, Cartographies and Constructions by J. BurnettContemporary Adulthood: Calendars, Cartographies and Constructions by J. Burnett

Contemporary Adulthood: Calendars, Cartographies and Constructions

EditorJ. Burnett

Hardcover | April 29, 2010

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A new approach which problematizes the category of contemporary adulthood, this book includes chapters on demographic change; becoming thirtysomething; graduates and work; mental health and happiness; new configurations of masculinity; the sexual lifecourse; political beliefs in adulthood; and adulthood and the housing market.
JUDITH BURNETT is Dean of the School of Law, Social Sciences and Communications at the University of Wolverhampton, UK. She is the author of articles on the problem of researching generations and social cohesion as well as work in the field of education and biography. She has publishedDoing Your Social Science Dissertation and with Th...
Title:Contemporary Adulthood: Calendars, Cartographies and ConstructionsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:208 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0 inPublished:April 29, 2010Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:023058103X

ISBN - 13:9780230581036


Table of Contents

Introduction: The Problem of Contemporary Adulthood: Calendars, Cartographies, and Constructions; J. Burnett
Generations, Modernity and the Problem of Contemporary Adulthood; H.Blatterer
The Calendar of Life: The Context of Social Trends for Understanding Contemporary Adulthood; J.Burnett
Buying in: On Adulthood and Home Ownership Ideologie; K.Crawford
Young Graduates and Understandings of Adulthood; R.Brooks
Thirtysomething and Contemporary Adulthood; J.Burnett
Chronologising Adulthood/Configuring Masculinity; J.Hockey, V.Robinson &A.Hall
Surveys, Citizenship and the Sexual Lifecourse; M.Davis
Life Begins At...? Psychological Reflections on Mental Health and Adulthood; J.Brown
Growing Up Through Activism: Adult Identities and the Maturing of Standpoints; R.McKechnie & B.Körner