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Skills and Labour Market Structure

David Marsden

in A Theory of Employment Systems: Micro-Foundations of Societal Diversity

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294221
eISBN:
9780191596612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294220.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The four types of employment systems shape skills and labour market structures according to the degree of functional flexibility in work assignments and whether firm internal labour markets or ... More


Inclusion through participation? Active social policies in the EU and empirical observations from case studies into types of work

Henning Hansen, Pedro Hespanha, Carlos Machado, and Rik van Berkel

in Active social policies in the EU: Inclusion through participation?

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342805
eISBN:
9781447301400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342805.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter examines the case studies presented in this book and begins by assessing active social policies in the EU in general, and in the six countries that were involved in the INPART research ... More


From Dilemma to Dualization: Social and Migration Policies in the “Reluctant Countries of Immigration”

Patrick Emmenegger and Romana Careja

in The Age of Dualization: The Changing Face of Inequality in Deindustrializing Societies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199797899
eISBN:
9780199933488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797899.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Western European governments face a dilemma. On the one hand, their immigrant population is growing. On the other hand, the public opposes large-scale immigration and wants to restrict immigrants’ ... More


Finding and Maintaining Employment

David J. Harding, Jeffrey D. Morenoff, and Jessica J. B. Wyse

in On the Outside: Prisoner Reentry and Reintegration

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226607504
eISBN:
9780226607788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226607788.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The formerly incarcerated exhibit very low rates of employment, even many years after their release from prison. Low levels of human capital, distance from jobs, lack of transportation, and the ... More


Working in Japan

Gracia Liu-Farrer

in Immigrant Japan: Mobility and Belonging in an Ethno-nationalist Society

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748622
eISBN:
9781501748646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748622.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter maps the diverse patterns of immigrants' labor market participation and career mobility. Several characteristics stand out. First, immigrants in Japan occupy diverse roles in the ... More


The Unwanted

Robert S. Leiken

in Europe's Angry Muslims: The Revolt of The Second Generation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780195328974
eISBN:
9780190252748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195328974.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the routes, expectations, and destinies of Muslim immigrants who came to Europe, along with their reception by host governments and communities and the plight of their children. ... More


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