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    • Boomeranging home: understanding why millennials live with parents in Toronto, Canada 

      Worth, Nancy; Tomaszczyk, Alicia (Routledge, 2018)
      This article examines young adults’ experiences of living at home with their parents in the Greater Toronto Area. Although media frequently references co-residence as part of the trope of struggling/lazy millennial adulthood, ...
    • Disabling cities 

      Worth, Nancy; Simard-Gagnon, Laurence; Chouinard, Vera (Oxford University Press, 2017-01-13)
      Geographic research on disability and cities is wide-ranging and encompasses the lives of people dealing with disability, physical impairment, and issues of mental ill health. This chapter focuses on what makes cities more ...
    • Feeling Precarious: Millennial Women and Work 

      Worth, Nancy (Sage, 2015-12-18)
      In Precarious Life (2004), Judith Butler writes about how a shared sense of fear and vulnerability opens the possibility of recognizing interdependency. This is a wider understanding of precarity than is often present in ...
    • Making sense of precarity: talking about economic insecurity with millennials in Canada 

      Worth, Nancy (Taylor & Francis, 2019)
      While there are many effective metrics for quantifying economic precarity, talking to young people about their experiences in the labour and housing markets reveals a gap in explanatory language around living in/through ...
    • The Significance of the Personal within Disability Geography 

      Worth, Nancy (Wiley, 2008-09-01)
      Drawing on in-depth qualitative data, this article critically examines disability geography as a subfield where the personal is highly valued. The value and the risks inherent in this personal approach will be evaluated, ...
    • Understanding Youth Transition as 'Becoming': Identity, Time and Futurity 

      Worth, Nancy (Elsevier, 2009-11-01)
      Drawing on recent work in psychology, philosophy, and youth geographies, this article responds to calls for theoretical rigour in children's geographies by developing the concept of becoming for youth transitions research. ...
    • Visual Impairment in the City: Young People's Social Strategies for Independent Mobility 

      Worth, Nancy (Sage, 2013-02-01)
      This article examines the mobility strategies that visually impaired (VI) young people employ as they negotiate their daily lives in the city. In contrast to research which foregrounds difficulties navigating the built ...
    • Who we are at Work: Millennial Women, Everyday Inequalities and Insecure Work 

      Worth, Nancy (Taylor & Francis, 2016-09-01)
      Based on research with millennial women in Canada, this article examines the process of workplace identity, or (un)conscious strategies of identity management that young women employ at work. First, despite increasing ...


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