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No work doesn’t mean all play: how relevant is the concept of leisure for young people who are unemployed?
Following a recent talk at the… 1,201 more words
Seán Duffy is a PhD candidate at the University of Glasgow. His research focuses on the future of ‘work’ and how it is perceived by young people during times of economic austerity. 1,344 more words
In the last article I outlined a relatively new conceptual approach to the study of young people – that of youth generation. Proponents of this approach have argued that this way of looking at young people’s issues offers the best way of unpacking processes of change, continuity and particular processes embedding inequalities for young people growing up in contemporary society. 1,563 more words
Much research conducted with young people shows us that they place a high value on maintaining ‘balance’ in their lives. This generation, perhaps more than any other, has to live with the almost continual pressure to ‘achieve’ – to endlessly pursue self-development in order to stay ahead of the pack. 863 more words