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No country for young people

Carvalho, Daniel (2014) No country for young people. Euro Crisis in the Press (28 Apr 2014). Website.

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Abstract

I was with an Irish friend in a pub in Dublin waiting for a Champions League match to start when somehow we ended talking about siblings. He has three and he was surprised when I told him that it was a lot. I asked him if that was standard in Irish families and he said that it is quite common. Half-way through my pint, I did a quick mental scan through a few of my closest friends’ families back home in Portugal. Most of us – including myself – only have one sibling. I couldn’t remember many cases of families with three kids. In fact, I reached the conclusion that I know many more only children than people coming from families with three kids or more.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/eurocrisispress/
Additional Information: © 2014 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Sets: Collections > LSE Euro Crisis in the Press Blog
Date Deposited: 22 May 2017 11:13
Last Modified: 20 Jan 2020 02:09
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/78111

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