Assignment 3 2015 05 08

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Assignment 3: The Comparative Essay
Selecting from the following topics and readings, create a research essay of 900 to 1,000 words.
While a research essay normally involves conducting your own research, for this assignment, the research sources are provided (i.e., the readings listed are the research sources to be used).
1. Choose a basis for comparison and write a comparison of the approaches to the relationship between youth employment and the economy presented in "Can Generation Xers Be Trained?" (page 509) and "The Sweet Bird of Youth Is Showing Signs of Age" (page 520).
2. Compare the way in which the authors use detail to explore the importance of one of the following: family, work, cultural practice, or cultural
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In order to train Generation Xers, trainers let them know the outcomes if they learn something, keep their attention by using their six senses, and the skills of role playing and simulation, and provide a mix of educations by audio and videos. Generation Xers are good at self-study and multitasking. Also, Generation Xers look for the jobs with training programs.

In the article “The Sweet Bird of Youth Is showing Signs of Age”, Andrew Beyak pointed out that the term “youth” had become a pronoun as unemployed and underemployed young people, but today there were different hints that governments, corporations and the media used “youth” instead of “adult”. In the federal government’s definition, male residences who are under 30 years old can be defined as youths. Also, during the last federal election campaign, people who were from 18 to 25 years old were had a go at the politicians, which represented that they were no longer treated as youth but adult. However, in fact, the youth still need time to grow up and develop more comprehensively, even though most of them has high education.

Draft 1:
Generation Xers have become the majority of the labour force in today’s society. In fact, it goes back to 1990s. When they were 20s and early 30s, they were motivated


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