‘Non-adult’ adults. Generation Y





working poor, precariat, precarious employment, becoming adult


Aim. The aim of the pilot study was to identify how young adults belonging to the Y generation, who work under civil law contracts, perceive their life situation.

Methods. The survey was conducted online via Skype. The qualitative mini-interviews involved four people aged 24 to 29 who have obtained secondary and higher education.

Results and conclusions. The results indicated a sense of dissatisfaction among people from generation Y and a fear of the anticipated future. Among the goals of young adults, priority is given to earning money that allows them to live in dignity. In the opinion of the respondents, it is mainly related to working under an employment contract with all its benefits.


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How to Cite

Wieteska, M. (2022). ‘Non-adult’ adults. Generation Y. E-Methodology, 8(8), 48–55. https://doi.org/10.15503/emet2021.48.55



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