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Children, money and work: transitions to adulthood

O'Dell, Lindsay; Crafter, Sarah; Abreu, Guida and Cline, Tony (2014). Children, money and work: transitions to adulthood. Australian Community Psychologist, 26(1) pp. 28–36.

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In this paper we scrutinise how ideas about children’s development and obligations in families affect the ways in which we understand the role of money and work in the transition to adult life. We seek to explore ways in which understandings of appropriate activities for young people and the expected obligations of parents towards their children are mediated by the contexts in which the children and their families live. The aim is to understand how young people from a range of backgrounds represent and experience work and the management of money within their families.

Item Type: Journal Item
Copyright Holders: 2014 The Australian Psychological Society Ltd
ISSN: 1835-7393
Project Funding Details:
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Keywords: work; money; diverse families; childhood
Academic Unit/School: Other Departments > Research and Academic Strategy
Other Departments
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Psychology and Counselling > Psychology
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Psychology and Counselling
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Research Group: Innovation, Knowledge & Development research centre (IKD)
Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 43309
Depositing User: Lindsay O'Dell
Date Deposited: 03 Jun 2015 14:31
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2020 00:55
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