Changing Transitions to Adulthood in Developing Countries : Selected Studies

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Pub. Date: 2006-01-01
Publisher(s): Natl Academy Pr
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Serving as a companion to Growing Up Global, this book from the National Research Council explores how the transition to adulthood is changing in developing countries in light of globalization and what the implications of these changes might be for those responsible for designing youth policies and programs. Presenting a detailed series of studies, this volume both complements its precursor and makes for a useful contribution in its own right. It should be of significant interest to scholars, leaders of civil society, and those charged with designing youth policies and programs.

Table of Contents

1 Introduction
Cynthia B. Lloyd, Jere R. Behrman, Nelly P. Stromquist, and Barney Cohen
2 Changing Contexts in Which Youth Are Transitioning to Adulthood in Developing Countries: Converging Toward Developed Economies?
Jere R. Behrman and Piyali Sengupta
3 Small Families and Large Cohorts: The Impact of the Demographic Transition on Schooling in Brazil
David A. Lam and Leticia Marteleto
4 Progress Toward Education for All: Trends and Current Challenges for sub-Saharan Africa
Paul C. Hewett and Cynthia B. Lloyd
5 Trends in the Timing of First Marriage Among Men and Women in the Developing World
Barbara S. Mensch, Susheela Singh, and John B. Casterline
6 Marriage Patterns in Rural India: Influence of Sociocultural Context
Shireen J. Jejeebhoy and Shiva S. Halli
7 Marriage in Transition: Evidence on Age, Education, and Assets from Six Developing Countries
Agnes R. Quisumbing and Kelly Hallman
8 Adolescent Transitions to Adulthood in Reform-Era China
Emily Hannum and Jihong Liu
9 Growing Up in Pakistan: The Separate Experiences of Males and Females
Cynthia B. Lloyd and Monica J. Grant
10 Multilevel Modeling of Influences on Transitions to Adulthood in Developing Countries with Special Reference to Cameroon 367(57)
Barthélémy Kuate-Defo
11 Assessing the Economic Returns to Investing in Youth in Developing Countries 424(67)
James C. Knowles and Jere R. Behrman

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