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Going Solo: The Extraordinary Rise and Surprising Appeal of Living Alone

A revelatory examination of the most significant demographic shift since the Baby Boom—the sharp increase in the number of people who live alone—that offers surprising insights on the benefits of this epochal change

In 1950, only 22 percent of American adults were single. Today, more than 50 percent of American adults are single, and 31 million—roughly one out of every seven adults—live alone. People who live alone make up 28 percent of all U.S. households, which makes them more common than any other domestic unit, including the nuclear family…

Submitted:Apr 16, 2012
Author:Eric Klinenberg
Brand:Penguin Press HC, The
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Category:Psychology & Counseling
2 diggs • 0 comments • Apr 16, 2012

Amazon.com: Going Solo: The Extraordinary Rise and Surprising Appeal of Living Alone (9781594203220): Eric Klinenberg: Books

Amazon.com: Going Solo: The Extraordinary Rise and Surprising Appeal of Living Alone (9781594203220): Eric Klinenberg: Books

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Ill Fares the Land

Something is profoundly wrong with the way we think about how we should live today.

In Ill Fares The Land, Tony Judt, one of our leading historians and thinkers, reveals how we have arrived at our present dangerously confused moment. Judt masterfully crystallizes what we’ve all been feeling into a way to think our way into, and thus out of, our great collective dis-ease about the current state of things…

Submitted:Oct 7, 2011
Author:Tony Judt
Brand:Penguin Press HC, The
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Category:Economics
3 diggs • 0 comments • Oct 7, 2011

Amazon.com: Ill Fares the Land (9781594202766): Tony Judt: Books

Amazon.com: Ill Fares the Land (9781594202766): Tony Judt: Books

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