Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 41 items

  • Keywords: youth unemployment x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Young people and new entrants in European labour markets: the timing of gradual integration

Thomas Couppié and Michèle Mansuy

in Transitions from Education to Work in Europe: The Integration of Youth into EU Labour Markets

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199252473
eISBN:
9780191601958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252475.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

An introduction to the main patterns and labour market outcomes characterizing the school-to-work transition in European Union countries. It presents the various rhythms of transition and the ... More


Returns to education in context: individual education and transition outcomes in European labour markets

Markus Gangl

in Transitions from Education to Work in Europe: The Integration of Youth into EU Labour Markets

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199252473
eISBN:
9780191601958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252475.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Describes cross-national differences in individual returns to education at entry into the labour market. With respect to occupational allocation, the analysis finds particularly large returns to ... More


Explaining change in early career outcomes: labour market conditions, educational expansion, and youth cohort size s

Markus Gangl

in Transitions from Education to Work in Europe: The Integration of Youth into EU Labour Markets

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199252473
eISBN:
9780191601958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252475.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Uses panel data modelling to assess the impact of structural change on market entrants' risk of unemployment and patterns of occupational allocation in the late 1980s and throughout the 1990s. Youth ... More


The structure of labour market entry in Europe: a typological analysi s

Markus Gangl

in Transitions from Education to Work in Europe: The Integration of Youth into EU Labour Markets

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199252473
eISBN:
9780191601958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252475.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Scrutinizes the notion that patterns of school-to-work transitions in Europe can be characterized by a dichotomy between an occupational labour market (OLM) model, where entry jobs are closely linked ... More


Youth Employment Policy 1970–1990: Towards the Exclusion of the Trade Unions

David Marsh

in Policy Networks in British Government

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198278528
eISBN:
9780191684210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198278528.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines the development of youth employment policy between 1970 and 1990. There is some evidence that a stable policy community has existed in this area. A single agency, the Manpower ... More


Collective Skill Systems, Wage Bargaining, and Labor Market Stratification

Marius R. Busemeyer and Torben Iversen

in The Political Economy of Collective Skill Formation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199599431
eISBN:
9780191731518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599431.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

The influential work by Goldin and Katz (2007, 2008) argues that rising levels of inequality are caused by skill-biased technological change (SBTC). This chapter, in contrast, claims that the ... More


Recurrence of youth unemployment: a longitudinal comparative approach

Isabelle Recotillet and Patrick Werquin

in Youth unemployment and social exclusion in Europe: A comparative study

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343680
eISBN:
9781447304388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343680.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter investigates the probability of successive periods of youth unemployment in France, Germany and Sweden. Two sets of factors are included in the Poisson model: micro-level data such as ... More


Facing the global challenge of youth employment

Ragui Assaad and Deborah Levison

in Did the Millennium Development Goals Work?: Meeting Future Challenges with Past Lessons

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447335702
eISBN:
9781447335740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447335702.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter considers the global challenge of youth employment, arguing that employment inadequacy among young people is a much broader phenomenon than youth unemployment as conventionally defined. ... More


Introduction

Torild Hammer

in Youth unemployment and social exclusion in Europe: A comparative study

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343680
eISBN:
9781447304388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343680.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This book is based on data from a new comparative study of Youth Unemployment and Social Exclusion in Europe (YUSE) data. The various chapters included in this book investigate the situation of ... More


Surviving unemployment: a question of money or families?

Torild Hammer and Ilse Julkunen

in Youth unemployment and social exclusion in Europe: A comparative study

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343680
eISBN:
9781447304388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343680.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter examines the association between unemployment careers and the risk of financial deprivation and sources of income in Denmark, Finland, Norway, Scotland, Spain and Italy. It is shown that ... More


Youth participation in the labour market in Germany, Spain and Sweden

Floro Ernesto Caroleo and Francesco Pastore

in Youth unemployment and social exclusion in Europe: A comparative study

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343680
eISBN:
9781447304388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343680.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter describes the impact of training on the employability of the young (aged 18–24) long-term unemployed in Sweden, Spain and Germany. The importance of active labour market policy (ALMP) in ... More


Employment creation for youth in Africa: the role of extractive industries

Bernadette Dia Kamgnia and Victor Murinde

in Development In Africa: Refocusing the lens after the Millennium Development Goals

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447328537
eISBN:
9781447328551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328537.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The youth in Africa, as elsewhere, have aspirations to become active citizens and contribute to the development of the continent. Unfortunately, the African youth are among the 75 million of 15 to ... More


Non-participation, wages and welfare

Ross Fergusson

in "Young people, welfare and crime": Governing non-participation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447307013
eISBN:
9781447311713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447307013.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter Three considers the claim that mass non-participation among young people is becoming an endemic, transnational and ubiquitous phenomenon. It traces the profile of contemporary youth ... More


Activation or alienation: youth unemployment within different European welfare communities

Jan Carle and Torild Hammer

in Young people in Europe: Labour markets and citizenship

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345882
eISBN:
9781447304371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345882.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter discusses political behaviour among young unemployed people within the framework of theories of welfare, citizenship, and trust. It notes that the argument for this discussion is based ... More


Introduction

Jacques van Hoof and Harriet Bradley

in Young people in Europe: Labour markets and citizenship

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345882
eISBN:
9781447304371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345882.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter discusses that youth unemployment in Europe has brought about the creation of several policy initiatives to reduce the said predicament. It explains that youth unemployment varies among ... More


Youth unemployment and job-seeking behaviour in Europe

José Luis Álvaro and Alicia Garrido Luque

in Young people in Europe: Labour markets and citizenship

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345882
eISBN:
9781447304371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345882.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter begins with a discussion of the theoretical approaches that are generally employed in explaining job seeking and job finding. It then presents the results on job-seeking behaviour and ... More


Economic hardship, employment status and psychological wellbeing of young people in Europe

José Luis Álvaro and Alicia Garrido

in Youth unemployment and social exclusion in Europe: A comparative study

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343680
eISBN:
9781447304388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343680.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter compares the emotional impact of unemployment, exploring the extent to which the emotional wellbeing of the unemployed person is affected by the characteristics of the context in which ... More


Welfare regimes and political activity among unemployed young people

Jan Carle

in Youth unemployment and social exclusion in Europe: A comparative study

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343680
eISBN:
9781447304388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343680.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter explores the political attitudes and political participation among unemployed youth, and how welfare regimes may influence political activity and attitudes. It also investigates the ... More


Concluding remarks

Torild Hammer

in Youth unemployment and social exclusion in Europe: A comparative study

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343680
eISBN:
9781447304388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343680.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The main finding of this study is that few young unemployed people are socially excluded, even in countries such as Italy and Spain which have extremely high unemployment. It is also found that young ... More


‘Atef, the people of Egypt are forced to eat bricks!’ Socio-Economic Context

Jeroen Gunning and Ilan Zvi Baron

in Why Occupy a Square?: People, Protests and Movements in the Egyptian Revolution

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199394982
eISBN:
9780190214135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199394982.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter analyses the structural context within which protest networks emerged, focusing on socio-economic factors. Drawing on social movement theory and revolution studies, this chapter looks at ... More


View: