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Life chances : stories of growing up in Australia

Author: Janet Taylor
Publisher: Annandale, NSW : The Federation Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book presents the real life stories of five young people who were born in the same place at the same time and who all seem to be flourishing at age 21 but who have had very different life experiences along the way. It book draws on the findings of the unique Life Chances Study, a longitudinal research project which followed the lives of a group of young people since their birth in inner Melbourne in 1990. The  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Taylor, Janet.
Life chances.
Annandale, NSW : The Federation Press, 2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Janet Taylor
ISBN: 1760020184 9781760020187
OCLC Number: 888096904
Description: 1 online resource (200 pages)
Contents: Foreword / Professor Johanna Wyn --
Introduction --
Debbie's story --
Amy's story --
Tom's story --
Sally's story --
Will's story --
Reflections --
Appendix : The Life Chances Study.
Responsibility: by Janet Taylor.

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Janet Taylor's study of young people growing up in Melbourne is part of a longitudinal study undertaken by the Brotherhood of St Laurence which tracked the lives of 167 babies born in 1990. Read more...

 
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