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A Very Unlevel Playing Field: A Reflection on Young Adults in Higher Education

on Tuesday, 09 January 2018. Posted in 2017, Issue 81 Young Adults in Ireland Today, Current

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Kevin O'Higgins SJ

Introduction
A lifetime of working with young adults has left me in no doubt that inequalities associated with the circumstances of our birth are more than likely to lead to successive waves of inequality that may accompany us throughout the remainder of our lives. This is true whether we are born into disadvantage or privilege.