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Contents

Growing Up Global: The Changing Transitions to Adulthood in Developing Countries

Citation:

National Research Council and Institute of Medicine. 2005. Growing Up Global: The Changing Transitions to Adulthood in Developing Countries. Panel on Transitions to Adulthood in Developing Countries. Cynthia B. Lloyd, ed. Committee on Population and Board on Children, Youth, and Families. Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

Executive Summary

PART I: INTRODUCTION AND CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK

1

Introduction

 

 

The Panel’s Charge

 

 

What Constitutes a Successful Transition?

 

 

Study Scope and Approach

 

 

Structure of the Report

2

Conceptual Framework

 

 

Introduction

 

 

A Conceptual Framework

 

 

Key Elements of the Conceptual Framework

 

 

Is the World Converging?



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The Changing Transitions to Adulthood in Developing Countries: Selected Studies Appendix Contents Growing Up Global: The Changing Transitions to Adulthood in Developing Countries Citation: National Research Council and Institute of Medicine. 2005. Growing Up Global: The Changing Transitions to Adulthood in Developing Countries. Panel on Transitions to Adulthood in Developing Countries. Cynthia B. Lloyd, ed. Committee on Population and Board on Children, Youth, and Families. Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. Executive Summary PART I: INTRODUCTION AND CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK 1 Introduction     The Panel’s Charge     What Constitutes a Successful Transition?     Study Scope and Approach     Structure of the Report 2 Conceptual Framework     Introduction     A Conceptual Framework     Key Elements of the Conceptual Framework     Is the World Converging?

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The Changing Transitions to Adulthood in Developing Countries: Selected Studies PART II: PREPARATION FOR ADULT ROLES 3 Schooling     Introduction     What Roles Do Schools Play?     Trends and Patterns of Schooling Participation and Attainment     Factors Affecting Demand for Schooling and How They Are Changing     School Systems and How They Are Changing     The Impact of School Policies and Programs on Schooling Outcomes     Conclusions and Recommendations 4 Health     Introduction     Health Profile of Young People     Sexual and Reproductive Health Behavior     Other Risk Behaviors and Their Health Consequences     Policies and Programs Aimed at Young People’s Health     Conclusions and Recommendations PART III: TRANSITION TO ADULT ROLES 5 The Transition to Work     Introduction     Patterns and Trends in Work Participation Among Young People     Special Issues of Relevance to Youth Employment     Determinants of Changing Work Transitions Among Young People     Policies and Programs     Conclusions and Recommendations 6 The Transition to Citizenship     Introduction     Citizenship: An Evolving Concept?     Formal and Legal Rights of Citizenship     The Practice of Citizenship     The Formation of Citizenship     Conclusions and Policy Recommendations

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The Changing Transitions to Adulthood in Developing Countries: Selected Studies 7 The Transition to Marriage     Introduction     Trends in Marriage Prevalence and Timing     Differentials in Age at Marriage     Factors Affecting the Rise in Age at Marriage     The Terms and Conditions of Marriage     Policies and Interventions to Delay Marriage     Conclusions and Recommendations 8 The Transition to Parenthood     Introduction     The Timing of the Transition to Parenthood     Early Childbearing     The Sequencing of Parenthood with Marriage     Factors Affecting the Changing Context of First Parenthood     Policies and Programs     Conclusions and Recommendations PART IV: CONCLUSIONS 9 The Way Forward     Introduction     Context and Change     Changing Transitions to Adulthood     Policy and Program Recommendations     Key Knowledge Gaps     Directions for Future Research     Conclusions References Appendixes A Coverage, Definitions, Methods, and Data B Contents: The Changing Transitions to Adulthood: Selected Studies C Biographical Sketches of Panel Members and Staff Index

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