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Unformatted text preview: The Workplace as Cont ext 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 U.S. developed a service- oriented economy. Large retail chains and fast-food restaurants became 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? Job 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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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course REL 135g taught by Professor Robertfordcampany during the Spring '08 term at USC.

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