Emerging Adulthood: The Winding Road from the Late Teens Through the Twenties

by Jeffrey J. Arnett. Oxford University Press, 2015.


This resource presents a picture of emerging adult life, looking at the five common markers while addressing topics ranging from social class issues to the impact of a college education.


five common markers of young adults, social class issues, common problems, media use, love, meaningful work, the impact of a college education, parent-emerging adult relationships

Recommended Audience

clergy, parents, and young adult


Purchase as a book or e-book

Practical Applications

  • Develop effective ministry for young adults by incorporating insights from the research found in this resource.
  • Gain a deeper understanding of this demographic by learning about the five common markers.

About the Contributor

Marie Fleming

Marie Fleming was a contract resource consultant for the Center for Congregations. Her consulting practice includes congregation-based Permaculture Design and equipping congregations for creation care.

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