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Improvising Plans for the Future

Phyllis Moen

in Encore Adulthood: Boomers on the Edge of Risk, Renewal, and Purpose

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199357277
eISBN:
9780199357314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199357277.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter is about Boomers’ decisions in the unsettled period of encore adulthood. A confluence of forces is opening a window of risk but also of potential prime time, a new life stage coming ... More


Encore Adulthood: Boomers on the Edge of Risk, Renewal, and Purpose

Phyllis Moen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199357277
eISBN:
9780199357314
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199357277.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This book describes a new life stage, encore adulthood, sandwiched between conventional adulthood—traditional careers and childrearing—and conventional old age. A time of varied paths in work, ... More


Trouble in the Home, and First Contact with the Criminal Justice System

Jerry Flores

in Caught Up: Girls, Surveillance, and Wraparound Incarceration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520284876
eISBN:
9780520960541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284876.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

In this chapter, I draw on feminist criminology and research on gender and crime to demonstrate how abuse and neglect in the home led the young women in my study to their first contact with the ... More


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