GLOBALIZATION, UNCERTAINTY AND YOUTH IN SOCIETY (Routledge by Hans-Peter Blossfeld, Erik Klijzing, Melinda Mills, Karin PDF

By Hans-Peter Blossfeld, Erik Klijzing, Melinda Mills, Karin Kurz

ISBN-10: 0203003209

ISBN-13: 9780203003206

ISBN-10: 0415357306

ISBN-13: 9780415357302

Reading how youths in fourteen industrialized societies make the transition to maturity in an period of globalization and emerging uncertainty, this choice of essays investigates the influence that associations operating with social teams of youths have upon these youths' talents to make grownup judgements deciding upon their lifestyles classes. masking either Europe and North the USA, the e-book contains case experiences, and comprises country-specific contributions on conservative, social-democratic, post-socialist, liberal and familistic welfare regimes, in addition to information from the GLOBALIFE venture. Filling the space available in the market at the micro results of globalization on members, and taking an empirical method of the subject, this remarkable quantity brings the person and nation-specific associations again into the dialogue on globalization.

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It is connected with changes in laws, institutions, or practices which make various transactions (in terms of commodities, labor, services and capital) easier or less expensive across national boarders. The decline of national borders often relates to the modification of trade regulations and political discourse and treaties. We have witnessed global formal agreements such as the International Labor Organization, World Health Organization, World Trade Organization, International Monetary Fund, United Nations as well as various non-governmental organizations which intensify the interaction among nation states or link social groups from various countries (Verdier and Breen, 1999).

Hence, it was possible to develop measures of career-entry status for males (earnings, time out of school, amount worked each year, school enrollment, job type) and likely long-term socioeconomic characteristics (educational attainment). Discrete time logit analysis was used to assess whether evidence of career “immaturity” discouraged marriage formation in any given year. And indeed I found that it did. Because of the longitudinal nature of the NLSY data, it was also possible to assess inequalities in the pace of these young men’s career-entry process.

Hence, it was possible to develop measures of career-entry status for males (earnings, time out of school, amount worked each year, school enrollment, job type) and likely long-term socioeconomic characteristics (educational attainment). Discrete time logit analysis was used to assess whether evidence of career “immaturity” discouraged marriage formation in any given year. And indeed I found that it did. Because of the longitudinal nature of the NLSY data, it was also possible to assess inequalities in the pace of these young men’s career-entry process.

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