Indebted: Student Finance, Social Speculation, and the Future of the US Family

Sep 26, 2019, 4:30 pm4:30 pm



Event Description

The struggle to pay for college is one of the defining features of middle-class experience in the United States today. As costs rise beyond what any could have predicted, students and parents alike agonize over whether to take on the burden of loans to try and achieve the promise of higher education. This talk will examine the hidden consequences of student debt, drawing on wide-ranging interviews with parents and students to examine how these conflicting contemporary pressures are transforming family life.