Publication Date: October 2008
Publisher: Institute of Contemporary Jewry
Author(s): Frances K. Golscheider; Calvin Golscheider
Research Area: Social conditions
Keywords: American Jews; Demography; Residential mobility
Coverage: United States
In Jewish Population Studies 27 (Papers in Jewish Demography, 1993), 233-246. This paper focuses on the residential dimension of parent-child relationships during the younger generation's transition to adulthood. Intergenerational separation is expected eventually, but the question is when? Does such a separation normally occur as soon as possible - close to age 18, when high school is completed - or does separation normally occur as late as possible in a nuclear family structure - at marriage? To what extent have American Jewish young adults participated in the increase in non-family living and have their patterns been distinctive?
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