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National Research Council (U.S.). Panel on Transitions to Adulthood in Developing Countries.

Growing up global : the changing transitions to adulthood in developing countries / Panel on Transitions to Adulthood in Developing Countries ; Cynthia B. Lloyd, editor ; Committee on Population [and] Board on Children, Youth, and Families, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education.

p. cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

ISBN 0-309-09528-X (pbk.)—ISBN 0-309-54739-3 (pdf) 1. Young adults—Developing countries. 2. Youth—Developing countries. 3. Adulthood—Developing countries. 4. School-to-work transition—Developing countries. I. Lloyd, Cynthia B., 1943- II. National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Population. III. National Research Council (U.S.). Board on Children, Youth, and Families. IV. Title.

HQ799.8.D45N37 2005

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Suggested citation: National Research Council and Institute of Medicine (2005). Growing Up Global: The Changing Transitions to Adulthood in Developing Countries. Panel on Transitions to Adulthood in Developing Countries. Cynthia B. Lloyd, ed. Committee on Population and Board on Children, Youth, and Families. Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.



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