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Historical Journey is a Winding Path

On the Metra up to the Chicago History Museum this Tuesday I dipped my toes back into the Stephanie Coontz book, “Marriage A History”. It seems as though marriage had become a political struggle manifesting itself into s series of power plays. It has been difficult for me to read about the role women played in

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Coding Ann Landers

The evolution of marriage plays a pivotal role in unraveling the tangled web that is the Adulthood Project. Similarly, I find that marriage is so crucial an institution in American culture. Last week I mentioned in my post that we would visit the Chicago History Museum to look and primary documents that would aid in our research

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“Married” to Adulthood: Straying from Life-Course Patterns

Before classes broke out for summer the Adulthood Project whisked me in the direction of finance. Many have identified financial independence and financial responsibilities as a marker of adulthood. Yet there is a concern for Gen X and Millenials and their ability to be self sustaining adults in today’s economy. They do not seem to fit any