Topic: youth

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    February 9, 2015 Gen Y and Z: Entitlement complex, or a quest for meaning?

    In the late 1950s, Frederick Herzberg conducted surveys on what we now term “The Greatest Generation,” those who fought during WWII. Selecting a group of factory workers in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Herzberg asked them “what do you like and dislike about your job?” After months of research and a literature review of thousands of similar studies, […]

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    November 5, 2014 “This is not a feminist critique of society. This is a critique on how gender expectations affect the human experience”

    You’re probably wondering who I am. I’m a Year 12 student studying the influences of language on gender in my Extension English class. I never really considered the different aspects of gender until studying the topic, and, honestly, my perspective of the world has had a dramatic change. It’s no secret that the strange pressure-cooker […]