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In fairness we trust : children making sense of economic insecurity

Butler, Rose


This thesis examines a series of social and emotional strategies undertaken by children to cope with social situations that arise through economic insecurity. Drawing on 18 months fieldwork in regional Victoria with children, parents and two school communities, I argue that children in this cultural environment make sense of economic insecurity through the re-appropriation of cultural narratives of "fairness". I distill four sets of strategies that children develop and enact in order to...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d51408cb2f65
Embargoed until: 2099-01-17


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