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Lifelong Learning Policies for Young Adults in Europe : Navigating between Knowledge and Economy.

Author: Marcelo Parreira do Amaral; Siyka Kovacheva
Publisher: Bristol : Policy Press, 2020.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This comprehensive collection discusses topical issues that are essential to both scholarship and policy making in the realm of Lifelong Learning policies and how far they succeed in supporting young people across their life courses, rather than one-sidedly fostering human capital for the economy.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Parreira do Amaral, Marcelo.
Lifelong Learning Policies for Young Adults in Europe : Navigating between Knowledge and Economy.
Bristol : Policy Press, ©2019
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marcelo Parreira do Amaral; Siyka Kovacheva
ISBN: 9781447350668 1447350669
OCLC Number: 1132429175
Description: 1 online resource (290 pages)
Contents: Front cover --
Title Page --
Copyright Page --
Table of Contents --
List of figures and tables --
Notes on contributors --
Preface --
Introduction: Between knowledge and economy: lifelong learning policies for young adults in Europe --
Part I: Lifelong learning between knowledge and economy --
1. Lifelong learning policies for young adults in Europe: a conceptual and methodological discussion --
2. Coordinated policy-making in lifelong learning: functional regions as dynamic units 3. A social investment perspective on lifelong learning: the role of institutional complementarities in the development of human capital and social participation --
Part II: Lifelong learning supporting young adults --
4. Young adults as a target group of lifelong learning policies --
5. The effectiveness of lifelong learning policies on youth employment: do regional labour markets matter? --
6. Governing the normalisation of young adults through lifelong learning policies --
7. Tackling vulnerability through lifelong learning policies? 8. Are lifelong learning policies working for youth? Young people's voices --
Part III: Young adults' experiences of lifelong learning in the European Union --
9. Assessing young adults' living conditions across Europe using harmonised quantitative indicators: opportunities and risks for policy makers --
10. The changing meanings of lifelong learning policies: consequences for young adults and their life courses --
11. Telling the story: exploring lifelong learning policies for young adults through a narrative approach Conclusion: Navigating lifelong learning policies in Europe: impacting and supporting young adults' life courses --
Index --
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"A good reference point for future work on policy document formulation and transition to implementation. A great contribution to international policy studies and comparative education." Peter Mayo, Read more...

 
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