Hopes for the Future: Parents' and Children's Narratives of Children's Future Employment Orientations

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Jeni Harden; Kathryn Backett-Milburn; Alice MacLean; Lynn Jamieson;
(2012)
  • Subject: Children's Futures; Intensive Parenting; Employment

'What do you want to be when you grow up?' is a question often asked of children yet little is known about how children and their parents think about their future in terms of employment. This paper, based on qualitative longitudinal research with 14 families, explores c... View more
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