Video and Multimedia

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Contexts, “Grownups,” on what it means to be an adult

Infographics on emerging adulthood:

New York Times magazine article, “What Is It about 20-Somethings?”

GSS Topical Report, “Coming of Age in 21st Century America: Public Attitudes Towards the Importance and Timing of Transitions to Adulthood”

FactTank post from the Pew Research Center, “Record Share of Young Women Living with Parents”

Pew Research Center report, “More Millennials Living with Family Despite Improved Job Market”

Office Hours podcast with Katherine Newman on The Accordion FamilyBoomerang Kids, Anxious Parents, and the Private Toll of Global Competition

PBS Newshour story, “Accordion Families Expand for Boomerang Kids, Parasite Singles to Move Home”

The Atlantic article, “Millennials Who Are Thriving Financially Have One Thing in Common: Rich Parents”

Podcast interview with Jason Houle on his 2013 Sociology of Education article, “Disparities in Debt: Parents’ Socioeconomic Resources and Young Adult Student Loan Debt”

“Profiles of Unemployment: What It’s Like to Be Jobless in Your 20s.” Personal accounts from millennials in The Atlantic

New York Times opinion piece by Steven Rattner, “We’re Making Life Too Hard for Millennials”

Historical films on dating from Coronet Instructional Films:

Interviews with Aziz Ansari and Eric Klinenberg on their book Modern Romance: