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Heterogeneity in the Transition to Adulthood: The Cases of Australia, Canada, and the United States

Fussell, Elizabeth; Gauthier, Anne H.; Evans, Heather (Ann)


The prolongation and diversification of the transition to adulthood is known to have occurred in all advanced industrialized countries, although to different extents and following different patterns. A number of comparative studies have explored single-events such as leaving the parental home or making the transition to a first birth, but few have examined the transitions to adulthood more holistically by examining multiple events. We do so in this article for Australia, Canada, and the United...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: European Journal of Population
DOI: 10.1007/s10680-007-9136-4


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