Entry into adulthood of young people aged 18 to 34 in Guiana

Drawing on findings from the Migrations, famille et vieillissement [Migration, family and ageing] and Trajectories and Origins surveys, both conducted jointly by INED and INSEE, Frank Temporal compares the trajectories of young persons aged 18 to 34 native to Guiana with persons of the same age who immigrated to Guyane from Surinam, Brazil and Haiti; with young immigrants to Guyana from metropolitan France living in Guiana; and with young metropolitan French living in metropolitan France. Overall, natives of Guiana end their education earlier that the other groups, report fewer cohabiting unions, and have children at younger ages. The difficult socio-economic context goes a long way to explaining these differences.

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"An analysis of the new « sentimental education » of young women that draws on the findings of a survey of female students conducted over several years. Following first break-up of a love relationship, young women are likely to reflect and call into question the gendered perspectives on romance that they learnt in childhood. First break-ups seems to free women up with regard to sexuality and to generate a new approach to relationships—more cautious and contractual."

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