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Parenting to a Degree

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About the Book:

Helicopter parents—the kind that continue to hover even in college—are one of the most ridiculed figures of twenty-first-century parenting, criticized for creating entitled young adults who boomerang back home. But do involved parents really damage their children and burden universities? In this book, sociologist Laura T. Hamilton illuminates the lives of young women and their families to ask just what role parents play during the crucial college years.


About the Author:

Laura Hamilton is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Merced. Her research centers on gender, education, family, sexuality, social inequality and mixed methods.


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