How has the changing structure of opportunities affected transitions to adulthood? / Martha S. Hill and W. Jean Yeung — Twenty something : down and out in the other America? / J. Lawrence Aber — Alterations in the opportunity structure : a criminological perspective / John H. Laub — Sure, I'd like to get married … someday / Lynn White — How do prior experiences in the family affect transitions to adulthood? / Kelly Musick and Larry Bumpass — Marital conflict, parent-child relationships, gender, and outcomes for young adults in families / Martha Cox — Family inputs and the transition to adulthood / Ronald R. Rindfuss — Values and beliefs as determinants of outcomes in children's lives / William G. Axinn, Jennifer S. Barber, and Arland Thornton — How do prior experiences in the workplace set the stage for transitions to adulthood? / Jeylan T. Mortimer, Carolyn Harley, and Pamela J. Aronson — What work fosters adolescent development? / Stephen F. Hamilton — Rethinking the young adult life stage : prolonged dependency as an adaptive strategy / William S. Aquilino — Having the time of their lives : all work and no play? / D. Wayne Osgood — Career development and marriage formation in a period of rising inequality : who is at risk? What are their prospects? / Valerie K. Oppenheimer and Alisa Lewin — When history is omitted / John Modell — Sequence and timing among young adult transitions : the impact of poverty on developmental course / Julia A. Graber — Changing marital patterns : consequences of economic distress? / Sheldon Danziger — Economies of young adulthood– one future or two? / Jennifer Tanner and Scott Yabiku.