Who to be? Generations X and Y in civil society online

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dc.contributor.author Yerbury, Hilary en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-02T11:04:15Z
dc.date.available 2012-02-02T11:04:15Z
dc.date.issued 2010 en_US
dc.identifier 2010002903 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Yerbury Hilary 2010, 'Who to be? Generations X and Y in civil society online', Australian Clearinghouse for Youth Studies, vol. 29, no. 2, pp. 25-32. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1038-2569 en_US
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/15919
dc.description.abstract An ethnographic study of members of generations X and Y which explored participants' perspectives on the creation and understanding of identity, found that young people have a strong sense of self, and value authenticity in themselves and others while recognising that it is possible to create multiple identities. Information and communication technologies were seen to both support and threaten their sense of self. Participants approached the question of 'who to be' in many ways, each of which revealed tensions between the freedom to create one's own identity and the desire for authenticity, and between the need for a sense of security and recognition of the possibility of experimenting with something challenging or different en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Australian Clearinghouse for Youth Studies en_US
dc.relation.hasversion Accepted manuscript version en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon http://www.acys.info/ysa en_US
dc.title Who to be? Generations X and Y in civil society online en_US
dc.parent Youth Studies Australia en_US
dc.journal.volume 29 en_US
dc.journal.number 2 en_US
dc.publocation Hobart, Australia en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 25 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 32 en_US
dc.cauo.name FASS.Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 160800 en_US
dc.personcode 826503 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Sociology en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords NA en_US
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dc.staffid 826503 en_US


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