globalization http://iowapublicradio.org en The Accordion Family by Katherine Newman http://iowapublicradio.org/post/accordion-family-katherine-newman <p>In sociologist Katherine Newman's new book, <u><a href="http://www.amazon.com/Accordion-Family-Boomerang-Anxious-Competition/dp/0807007439">The Accordion Family</a></u>, she argues that globalization and weak economies have caused households to expand and incorporate grandparents, parents and children under one roof.</p><p>Host Ben Kieffer speaks with Newman about the challenges of loved ones living together to make ends meet. We'll also hear from an Ames family whose two adult daughters have moved back home in an effort to save money.</p><p></p> Tue, 13 Nov 2012 17:01:41 +0000 Ben Kieffer 10685 at http://iowapublicradio.org The Accordion Family by Katherine Newman