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A social investment perspective on lifelong learning: the role of institutional complementarities in the development of human capital and social participation

Yuri Kazepov, Ruggero Cefalo, and Mirjam Pot

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

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447350361
eISBN:
9781447350699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350361.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The chapter investigates the relationship between social investment (SI) and lifelong learning (LLL). First, we present and describe the SI and LLL perspectives, reviewing their foundations and main ... More


Are lifelong learning policies working for youth? Young people’s voices

Siyka Kovacheva, Judith Jacovkis, Sonia Startari, and Anna Siri

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

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447350361
eISBN:
9781447350699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350361.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

LLL policy programs and initiatives at the national and local level rarely begin by investigating the needs and aspirations of young participants, and even less opportunities are provided for young ... More


The changing meanings of lifelong learning policies: consequences for young adults and their life courses

Tiago Neves, Natália Alves, Anna Cossetta, and Vlatka Domović

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

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447350361
eISBN:
9781447350699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350361.003.0010
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Lifelong learning policies have multiple meanings. They change across time, space, theoretical perspectives, and the types of actors that seek to make sense of them. This poses challenges to ... More


Conclusion: Navigating lifelong learning policies in Europe: impacting and supporting young adults’ life courses

Siyka Kovacheva, Xavier Rambla, and Marcelo Parreira do Amaral

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

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447350361
eISBN:
9781447350699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350361.003.0012
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The chapter takes stock of the insights produced in the different chapters of this collection and draws conclusions based on three theoretical perspectives that guided our analysis. Each of them ... More


Precarity and Ageing: Understanding Insecurity and Risk in Later Life

Amanda Grenier, Chris Phillipson, and Richard A. Settersten Jr (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447340850
eISBN:
9781447340904
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340850.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This book examines some of the challenges facing older people, given a context of rising life expectancy, cuts to the welfare state, and widening economic and social inequalities. It explores ... More


Criminal Trajectories: A Developmental Perspective

David M. Day and Margit Wiesner

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479880058
eISBN:
9781479888276
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479880058.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book is a nontechnical, accessible, scholarly volume about criminal trajectories within a developmental context. The book provides a comprehensive overview of criminal trajectories as a concept ... More


Health and care in ageing societies: A new international approach

Liz Lloyd

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781861349194
eISBN:
9781447307600
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349194.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

In the context of global ageing societies, there are few challenges to the underlying assumption that policies should promote functional health and independence in older people and contain the costs ... More


Skill and gender: navigating the theoretical terrain

Anna Boucher

in Gender, Migration and the Global Race For Talent

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099458
eISBN:
9781526104212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099458.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Chapter 1 defends the need for new indicators of ‘gender awareness’ within skilled immigration policy. It draws upon research from feminist industrial relations, sociology, economics and ... More


Introduction

Alisoun Milne

in Mental Health in Later Life: Taking a Life Course Approach

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447305729
eISBN:
9781447311904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305729.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Despite much emphasis on mental illness in later life, limited work has focused on mental health. This book aims to address this deficit by exploring, and explaining, mental health outcomes in later ... More


Stability and change in class membership over time

Shannon N. Davis and Theodore N. Greenstein

in Why Who Cleans Counts: What Housework Tells Us about American Family Life

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447336747
eISBN:
9781447336792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336747.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Chapter 7 of the book reports the results of Latent Trajectory Analysis examining stability and change in class membership over time. Using data from Waves 1 and 2 of the NSFH we document change and ... More


Housework over the family life course

Shannon N. Davis and Theodore N. Greenstein

in Why Who Cleans Counts: What Housework Tells Us about American Family Life

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447336747
eISBN:
9781447336792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336747.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

To examine the effectiveness of our argument that housework can be used to understand power in families, we apply our theoretical framework across the family life course. In this chapter we ... More


Precarious life, human development and the life course: critical intersections

Stephen Katz

in Precarity and Ageing: Understanding Insecurity and Risk in Later Life

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447340850
eISBN:
9781447340904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340850.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter explores the critical intersections between ageing, human development, and the life course as precarious forms of life. The first part reviews the literature on global precarity and the ... More


Rereading frailty through a lens of precarity: an explication of politics and the human condition of vulnerability

Amanda Grenier

in Precarity and Ageing: Understanding Insecurity and Risk in Later Life

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447340850
eISBN:
9781447340904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340850.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Over the last 15 years, frailty has emerged as one of the most powerful constructs in gerontology, geriatrics, and health care delivery. Yet the dominant portrayal and response to frailty tends to ... More


The Bioarchaeology of Individuals

Ann L. W. Stodder and Ann M. Palkovich (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813038070
eISBN:
9780813043135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813038070.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This book is a compilation of osteobiographies: life histories of individuals whose remains were recovered from archaeological sites all over the world. The essays include contributions by some forty ... More


Changing demographics

Charles Musselwhite and Kiron Chatterjee

in Transport Matters

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447329558
eISBN:
9781447329602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447329558.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

Older people are travelling more than previous generations, especially by private vehicle. By contrast there has been a decline in car use among the younger population. We highlight how many of the ... More


Osteobiography and Bioarchaeology

Ann L. W. Stodder and Ann M. Palkovich

in The Bioarchaeology of Individuals

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813038070
eISBN:
9780813043135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813038070.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The introductory chapter to the volume The Bioarchaeology of Individuals situates the work in the past several decades of methodological and theoretical development of the role of skeletal remains in ... More


Theoretical Backdrop

David M. Day and Margit Wiesner

in Criminal Trajectories: A Developmental Perspective

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479880058
eISBN:
9781479888276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479880058.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter presents the history and theoretical underpinnings of criminal trajectory research. The chapter distinguishes between a short historical view and long historical view of theoretical ... More


Later Life Outcomes, Turning Points, and Desistance

David M. Day and Margit Wiesner

in Criminal Trajectories: A Developmental Perspective

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479880058
eISBN:
9781479888276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479880058.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Prior reviews of the criminal trajectory literature mostly excluded findings on the relation of criminal trajectory groups to later life outcomes, turning points, and desistance. To set the stage for ... More


Theoretical Framework

Carsten Jensen

in The Right and the Welfare State

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199678419
eISBN:
9780191757822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678419.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Comparative Politics

The fundamental proposition of the book is that there are two types of social risks, and voters of the Right are mainly exposed to one of them, namely the so-called life-course risks. These risks ... More


Introduction: Irish families in the sociological imagination

Jane Gray, Ruth Geraghty, and David Ralph

in Family rhythms: The changing textures of family life in Ireland

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719091513
eISBN:
9781526109972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091513.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter introduces the approach and plan of the book. It describes the distinctiveness of sociological perspectives on family life and locates the book in its contemporary context. Readers are ... More


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