The Third Chapter




The Third Chapter

Number of page: 272
Author: Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 9781429980883
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Category: Social Science

In the twenty-first century, a developmental phase of life is emerging as significant and distinct, capturing our interest, engaging our curiosity, and expanding our understanding of human potential and development. Demographers talk about this new chapter in life as characterized by people—between fifty and seventy-five—who are considered

About The Author

Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot is the Emily Hargroves Fisher Professor of Education at Harvard and the chair of the board of the MacArthur Foundation. As a sociologist, she examines the culture of schools, the patterns and structures of classroom life, socialization within families and communities, and the relationships between culture and learning styles.

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    The third chapter: passion, risk, and adventure in the 25 years after 50 Sociologist Lawrence-Lightfoot (I’ve Known Rivers: Lives of Loss and Liberation) focuses on men and women between the ages of 50 and 75, all well educated and affluent, who are currently engaged in new learning adventures. Her motive? To discover what motivates them to learn something new.
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    The third chapter: passion, risk, and adventure in the 25 years after 50 Sociologist Lawrence-Lightfoot (I’ve Known Rivers: Lives of Loss and Liberation) focuses on men and women between the ages of 50 and 75, all well educated and affluent, who are currently engaged in new learning adventures. Her motive? To discover what motivates them to learn something new.