Grade 9-12

Making Sen$e with Paul Solman: ‘Accordion’ Families Expand for Boomerang Kids, ‘Parasite Singles’ to Move Home

Updated: February 14 2012,
Author: barrel fan
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In her new book, “The Accordion Family,” sociologist Katherine Newman examines why more young adults in the world’s wealthiest countries are returning home to live with their parents — a phenomenon that Paul Solman has come across repeatedly in his reporting on global economic problems as part of his Making Sen$e series.