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workplace as context - Adolescent development Workplace as...

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Adolescent development Workplace as context Historical and cultural changes Prior to the Industrial Revolution, most adolescents contributed to their family income After the Industrial Revolution, child labor laws prevented significant employment during  the adolescent years Advent of the service oriented economy After the Industrial Revolution, the US developed a service oriented economy Large retail chains and fast food restaurants become ubiquitous The service oriented economy and today’s adolescents  The economy offers many opportunities for low skilled part time employment 60% of adolescents now have sort of formal employment Who is employed? Jobs that are suitable (i.e., supermarkets, fast food) for adolescents tend to be located in  areas that are not experiencing economic distress Most adolescents who are employed live in fairly stable economic situations Why do adolescents work?
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