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Youth Labor in Transition: Inequalities, Mobility, and Policies in Europe

Jacqueline O'Reilly, Janine Leschke, Renate Ortlieb, Martin Seeleib-Kaiser, and Paola Villa (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190864798
eISBN:
9780190864828
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190864798.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

Youth transitions to employment and adulthood have become increasingly protracted and precarious. The Great Recession exacerbated these difficulties. The varied European experiences affect young ... More


Globalization Under and After Socialism: The Evolution of Transnational Capital in Central and Eastern Europe

Besnik Pula

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781503605138
eISBN:
9781503605985
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503605138.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Today, by a number of measures, the ex-socialist economies of Central and Eastern Europe are among the most globalized in the world. This book argues that the origins of Central and Eastern Europe’s ... More


Out of War: Violence, Trauma, and the Political Imagination in Sierra Leone

Mariane C. Ferme

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520294370
eISBN:
9780520967526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294370.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Out of War is an ethnographic engagement with the nature of intercommunal violence and the material returns of history during and after the 1991–2002 Sierra Leone civil war. The questions raised ... More


Theories of Molecular Reaction Dynamics: The Microscopic Foundation of Chemical Kinetics

Niels E. Henriksen and Flemming Y. Hansen

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198805014
eISBN:
9780191843129
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805014.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This book deals with a central topic at the interface of chemistry and physics—the understanding of how the transformation of matter takes place at the atomic level. Building on the laws of physics, ... More


Problems in Structural Inorganic Chemistry

Wai-Kee Li, Hung Kay Lee, Dennis Kee Pui Ng, Yu-San Cheung, Kendrew Kin Wah Mak, and Thomas Chung Wai Mak

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198823902
eISBN:
9780191862724
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823902.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

The First Edition of this book, which appeared in 2013, serves as a problem text for Part I (Fundamentals of Chemical Bonding) and Part II (Symmetry in Chemistry) of the book Advanced Structural ... More


Racing to the Top: How Energy Fuels System Leadership in World Politics

William R. Thompson and Leila Zakhirova

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190699680
eISBN:
9780190909574
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190699680.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

Over the past two millennia, one state has tended to lead as the foremost producer of energy and new technology. While it has not been fully recognized, these leads have become increasingly reliant ... More


Decade: Period Pieces

Theodore Martin

in Contemporary Drift: Genre, Historicism, and the Problem of the Present

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231181921
eISBN:
9780231543897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231181921.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter argues that the arbitrary timespan of the decade becomes a central feature in the contemporary realist novel. In the work of Zadie Smith and Bret Easton Ellis, the decade represents the ... More


Situating Sustainability against Displacement: Building Campus-Community Collaboratives for Environmental Justice from the Ground Up

Giovanna Di Chiro and Laura Rigell

in Sustainability: Approaches to Environmental Justice and Social Power

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479894567
eISBN:
9781479822447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479894567.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Based on an account of an ongoing campus-community collaboration between students and faculty at Swarthmore College and community leaders in North Philadelphia, this chapter discusses a critical ... More


How can trade unions in Europe connect with young workers?

Kurt Vandaele

in Youth Labor in Transition: Inequalities, Mobility, and Policies in Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190864798
eISBN:
9780190864828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190864798.003.0022
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

Trade union density has almost universally declined across Europe in recent decades, although substantial cross-country variation still exists. This chapter argues that the currently low rate of ... More


Integrating perspectives on youth labor in transition: Economic production, social reproduction, and policy learning

Jacqueline O’Reilly, Janine Leschke, Renate Ortlieb, Martin Seeleib-Kaiser, and Paola Villa

in Youth Labor in Transition: Inequalities, Mobility, and Policies in Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190864798
eISBN:
9780190864828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190864798.003.0023
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

This chapter provides an integrated analysis of the findings from this volume. It discusses the challenges presented from comparing youth transitions across countries, the importance of using a wider ... More


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