Life Patterns: comparing the generations

The Life Patterns research program is designed to follow patterns in young people's lives over time to gain a holistic understanding of the ways in which two generations of young Australians are responding to a rapidly changing world. This report draws together longitudinal data collected from the two cohorts that are part of the Life Patterns project. Cohort 1, which left secondary school in 1991, corresponds to the popular notion of 'Generation X'. Cohort 2, which left secondary school in 2006, corresponds to the popular notion of 'Generation Y', or the 'Millennials'. The analysis shows that ... Show more

Authors: Crofts, Jessica; Cuervo, Hernan; Wyn, Johanna; Woodman, Dan ... [+] Show more

Published: Melbourne, Victoria, Youth Research Centre, University of Melbourne, 2016

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Physical description: 28 p.

Access item: http://education.unimelb.edu.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0019/2227600/Life-Patterns-Comparing-the-Generations.pdf

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