Young people in Europe : labour markets and citizenship (Book, 2005) []
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Young people in Europe : labour markets and citizenship

Young people in Europe : labour markets and citizenship

Author: Harriet Bradley; Jacques van Hoof
Publisher: Bristol : Policy Press, cop. 2005.
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In a period of rapid social and economic change, labour markets are undergoing major transformations. This book explores the changing fortunes of young people in Europe's flexible and precarious  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harriet Bradley; Jacques van Hoof
ISBN: 1861345879 9781861345875
OCLC Number: 912352673
Description: 294 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: Contents: Introduction Jacques van Hoof and Harriet Bradley; Part I: The reconstruction of youth citizenship Youth in the labour market: citizenship or exclusion? Herwig Reiter and Gary Craig; Social protection policies for young people: a cross-national comparison Gill Jones; Part II: Changing labour markets: inclusion and exclusion Young people and their contemporary labour market values Wim Plug and Manuela Du Bois-Reymond; Youth unemployment and job-seeking behaviour in Europe Jose Luis Alvaro and Alicia Garrido; Winners and losers: young people in the new economy Harriet Bradley; Youth in the labour market in Hungary and Slovenia: problems and perspectives Klara Foti, Martina Trbanc and Miroljub Ignjatovic; Excluded youth or young citizens? Ethnicity, young people and the labour market in three EU countires Gary Craig, Hans Dietrich and Jerome Gautie; Activation of alienation: youth unemployment within different European welfare communities Jan Carle and Torild Hammer; Part III: Policy options Vocational education and the integration of young people in the labour market: the case of the Netherlands Jacques van Hoof; Young people's transitions between education and the labour market: the Italian case Francesca Bianchi; Integration into work through active labour market policies in different welfare state regimes Ira Malmberg-Heimonen and Ilse Julkenen; Conclusion Harriet Bradley and Jacques van Hoof.
Responsibility: edited by Harriet Bradley and Jacques van Hoof.


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"... a wide-ranging and most informative portrayal of Europe's youth and their varying fortunes in the labour market." Journal of Social Policy "Young People in Europe is a timely and important work Read more...

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