Childhood to Adulthood

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Adulthood
Natasha Bowden
PSY/201
December 5, 2009

Adulthood
Within this article the subject is adulthood and the transitional phases that we go through from childhood into adulthood. The discussion consists of the differences of times in our history when adulthood was considered a rite of passage for children when they were able to work alongside their elders. Through educational advances the transition from childhood to adulthood was given more time throughout the centuries. In this article, it also discusses the social, economic, educational, and how societies play a key role in how generations exhibit identifying markers into adulthood.

I have chosen this particular article because, I would agree that throughout our history we have displayed different aspects and ideas of what we consider identifying markers that we use to establish and understand the transition from childhood to adulthood. This article fascinated me in its aspects of comparing what was considered adulthood in the past and what is considered adulthood in the future. It shows also the economic and educational aspects of how these factors play a key role in how generations identify markers within their lives in establishing and maintaining adulthood status.

The article that I have selected would be used as a creditable resource if I had to write an academic paper on the topic of adulthood and the transition from childhood to adulthood. I would also consider this to source of information within my research process. It helps as a guide to other articles within the same subject. In this article, I have grasp different way of understand the transition from childhood to adulthood. And the factors in society as to why many chose to hold off on becoming an adult and the contributing choices that we make in our lives to establish social development of adulthood.
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