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Our study and its methodology

ByJanice Gibson-Cline, Carol E. Baker, University of Pittsburgh and Maria Dikaiou, University of Thessaloniki

Young people are an important commodity. Whatever roles they play as adults, from leaders of countries to individuals who require help simply to stay alive, this population will one day determine national, political, economic and educational policies throughout the world. Today, youth everywhere are beset by increasingly complex and intense problems that threaten their futures. How can we, as researchers and helping practitioners, assist them to become worthwhile and productive citizens? If we are even to begin

From Youth and Coping in Twelve Nations:

‘I’m afraid of being unemployed.’