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Niches, transitions, trajectoires: de quelques theories et representations des passages de la jeunesse

Evans, K., and Furlong, A. (2000) Niches, transitions, trajectoires: de quelques theories et representations des passages de la jeunesse. Lien Social et Politiques, 43, pp. 41-48.

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This paper Explore the evolution of metaphors for Analysing and understanding young people's interactions with Their social environment and typical sequences of events Between adolescence and adulthood. Beginning with developmental perspectives in the 1960s and the society's concern with filling niches, we highlight the linkages made with the fulfillment of tasks and normative growth Successful Integration Into adult roles. With Becoming increasingly protracted and transitions as patterns of social reproduction Became more complex, bridges, roads and Pathways to Work Later emerged as dominant metaphors. During the 1980s the metaphor of trajectory cam to the fore, and influences Reflecting structuralist implying That Were Largely labor market destinations outside the control of social individualism Actors. Finally, Reflecting the emergence of post-structuralist and reflexive perspectives in the 1990s, metaphors of navigation started to emerge cam and Individuals to Be Seen as Negotiating Their Way Through a sea of ​​"Manufactured uncertainty".

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Furlong, Professor Andy
Authors: Evans, K., and Furlong, A.
College/School:College of Social Sciences > School of Education > Social Justice Place and Lifelong Education
Journal Name:Lien Social et Politiques
Publisher:Forum International d'Action Communautaire
ISSN (Online):1703-9665

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