Conclusion: University Cricket and Emerging Adulthood

  • Harry C. R. Bowles
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Abstract

This chapter provides a summary and critical review of the research findings described over the course of the book. The chapter presents six fundamental identity questions central to players’ transitions into and away from professional cricket, and discusses the application of these questions to the construction and exploration of occupational identities beyond the studied context. Recommendations are made with regards to the importance of providing young people with authentic vocational experiences to facilitate the process of identity-exploration, and the need for a more meaningful alignment between industry and higher-education to assist young people’s transitions into work for which the university cricket system provides a model of practice.

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  • Harry C. R. Bowles
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  1. 1.Cyncoed CampusCardiff Metropolitan UniversityCardiffUK

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