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Unemployment in the graduate economy

Valerie Visanich

Valerie Visanich is Lecturer in the Department of Sociology at the University of Malta, Malta. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Education, Individualization and Neoliberalism : Youth in Southern Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Some of the reasons why millennials are living with pulse-pounding fretfulness are due to the permeating culture of uncertainty in the job market caused by the rising rates of youth unemployment. The global youth unemployment stood at 13...

Introduction

Valerie Visanich

Valerie Visanich is Lecturer in the Department of Sociology at the University of Malta, Malta. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Education, Individualization and Neoliberalism : Youth in Southern Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...‘Stop buying avocado toast if you want to buy a home!’ exclaimed Tim Gurner (Levin, 2017), a millionaire Australian property tycoon while dissing millennials for their spending habits. What today became an in-joke for millennials...

Summary and conclusions

Valerie Visanich

Valerie Visanich is Lecturer in the Department of Sociology at the University of Malta, Malta. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Education, Individualization and Neoliberalism : Youth in Southern Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Speaking about the human condition in the third millennium, Steven Pinker (2018) in Enlightenment Now had recently claimed that ‘we never had it so good’. According to Pinker, the reasons for this are grounded on the fact that we are now...

Neoliberal intersubjectivity: A way of doing things

Valerie Visanich

Valerie Visanich is Lecturer in the Department of Sociology at the University of Malta, Malta. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Education, Individualization and Neoliberalism : Youth in Southern Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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... much based on self-discovery but it was anchored in religious obligation, in serving God and the community (Visanich, 2012). Furthermore, the added stress put on self-discovery and a more secularized orientation to life shifted the meaning...

The extension and expansion of education

Valerie Visanich

Valerie Visanich is Lecturer in the Department of Sociology at the University of Malta, Malta. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Education, Individualization and Neoliberalism : Youth in Southern Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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... This was clearly apparent in the way tertiary-educated youth, who were socially mobile from their class of origin, still felt they had to return to their village for the annual festa, a popular folk religious feast (Visanich, 2015). Apart from omnivore...

Slow motion changes in the South: The case of a small Southern European state

Valerie Visanich

Valerie Visanich is Lecturer in the Department of Sociology at the University of Malta, Malta. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Education, Individualization and Neoliberalism : Youth in Southern Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Lewis Carroll’s fairy tale Alice in Wonderland is an impeccable antidote to the smallest southern European island state of Malta:‘I wish you wouldn’t squeeze so,’ said the Dormouse, who was sitting next to her. ‘I can hardly breathe.’‘I...

Shock-Absorbers for youth in the South

Valerie Visanich

Valerie Visanich is Lecturer in the Department of Sociology at the University of Malta, Malta. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Education, Individualization and Neoliberalism : Youth in Southern Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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... and Agency: Changes in Personal Agency in the Life Domain of Young Women in Malta’ (Visanich, 2018), liberating conditions from normative roles created a contradictory situation especially for young females who are now faced with greater...

The currency of academic credentials, consumerism and financial burdens

Valerie Visanich

Valerie Visanich is Lecturer in the Department of Sociology at the University of Malta, Malta. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Education, Individualization and Neoliberalism : Youth in Southern Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...With the recent preposterous increase in tuition cost, university students in Britain blanch at the thought of having to pay tripling fees. ‘A luxury that can only be afforded by those who are rich enough’ declared in an affirmed voice...

The meanings and feelings of tertiary-educated millennials in the South

Valerie Visanich

Valerie Visanich is Lecturer in the Department of Sociology at the University of Malta, Malta. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Education, Individualization and Neoliberalism : Youth in Southern Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Our life revolves around the fact that we go to university, find a job, find a partner and get married. But I believe that there is so much more to that. From the comments I receive from my parents I realize that I am not normal … My father...