Youth Policy and the Problematic Nexus Between Education and Employment

  • Johanna Wyn
Part of the Innovations and Controversies: Interrogating Educational Change book series (ICIE)


I start with a personal note. In over a quarter of a century of researching with and about young people I have found that their goals have remained remarkably constant. Young people are desperately eager to learn; to build stable lives; do work that is valued and that earns them enough to live well and healthy lives; and to be connected with people they trust (see Cuervo & Wyn, 2012; Andres & Wyn, 2010; Wilson & Wyn, 1986).


Labour Market Young People Global Financial Crisis International Labour Organisation Income Support 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Johanna Wyn
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  1. 1.Youth Research CentreUniversity of MelbourneAustralia

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