Contemporary Adulthood

Calendars, Cartographies and Constructions

  • Judith Burnett

About this book


A new approach which problematizes the category of contemporary adulthood, this book includes chapters on demographic change; becoming thirty-something; graduates and work; mental health and happiness; new configurations of masculinity; the sexual lifecourse; political beliefs in adulthood; and adulthood and the housing market.


demography Figuration Generation happiness Ideologie

Editors and affiliations

  • Judith Burnett
    • 1
  1. 1.University of WolverhamptonUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2010
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Social Sciences Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-36903-4
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-29029-7
  • About this book