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heterogeneous

something that is different in both experiences and characteristics

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homogenous

the assumption that all members of a group share the same experiences and characteristics

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quantitative data

Quantitative data is information about quantities, and therefore numbers, how much and how many.

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qualitative data

qualitative data is descriptive, and regards phenomenon which can be observed but not measured, such as language.

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extended transition

extended transition is the transition when young people enter adulthood, which is taking longer as people are taking longer to achieve adulthood markers

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emerging transition

the phase between adolescence and full-fledged adulthood

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arrested adulthood

the view that extended and emerging adulthood has negative impacts on young people, as it takes longer to achieve goals such as job security and home stability

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socio-economic

relates to someones social and economic position based on income, education and occupation

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stereotypes

the concept of having an oversimplified image or idea of a particular group of people, etc,, eshay

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youth subcultures

describes youth based groups that have distinct styles, behaviours and interest

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social construction

when something is socially constructed it is a phenomenon that is constructed by a particular group or society

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historical

past tense, persons background, parental influence, links

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cultural

influence by, culture, religions and traditions on beliefs values and attitudes

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structural

government, law, health and media influences and how have they effected the attitudes of youth on this subject and is it promoting positive or negative stereotypes

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critical

basically saying what if it were this way (imaginary) instead of the real way