Why do Spanish young people stay longer at home than the French?: the role of employment, housing and social policies
Title: Why do Spanish young people stay longer at home than the French?: the role of employment, housing and social policies
Author: JURADO GUERRERO, Teresa
Citation: Florence, European University Institute, 1999
Series/Number: EUI PhD theses; Department of Political and Social Sciences
This is an in-depth, cross-national comparative study of living arrangements of young people in Europe. It compares France and Spain and proposes a theoretical framework for understanding international variations in young people's living conditions and transitions to adulthood. The study attempts to answer the question: Why do some young people stay longer at home than others? This leads to a sociological interpretation of differences in the opportunity structure of young people and of their respective strategies in the transition to social independence. This research links micro and macro-level analysis and matches two national large-scale surveys to treat a topic which is of relevance to many people, especially with regards to social policy reforms.
LC Subject Heading: Youth -- Spain -- Social conditions; Youth -- France -- Social conditions; Youth -- Employment -- Spain; Youth -- Employment -- France
Defence date: 17 June 1999; Examining board: Prof. Richard Breen, EUI (co-supervisor) ; Prof. Colin Crouch, EUI (supervisor) ; Prof. Luis J. Garrido Medina, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia ; Prof. Catherine Marry, LASMAS-IRESCO-CNRS
Published version: http://hdl.handle.net/1814/22626
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