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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


Work over the Life Course

Paul Johnson and Asghar Zaidi

in Work and Pay in 20th Century Britain

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199212668
eISBN:
9780191712807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212668.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter examines both individual and group characteristics of work experience over the life course. It is shown that there was both huge change and remarkable continuity in the experience of ... More


The Work Experience

Trevor Griffiths

in The Lancashire Working Classes c.1880-1930

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199247387
eISBN:
9780191714429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247387.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Both the coal and the cotton industries in Britain were subject to important technological innovations during the years 1880-1930. The implications such innovations had for work practices reflect ... More


The Makings of an Entrepreneur

Edward B. Roberts

in Entrepreneurs in High Technology: Lessons from MIT and Beyond

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195067040
eISBN:
9780199854837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195067040.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Besides the conditions presented in the previous chapter, there are “other conditions” that influence people (in this case young scientists and engineers) to pursue entrepreneurship, and this is the ... More


Introduction

Trevor Griffiths

in The Lancashire Working Classes c.1880-1930

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199247387
eISBN:
9780191714429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247387.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book examines the forces which helped shape working class identities in Britain during the years 1880-1930. Reflecting the analytical weight given to developments at the point of production, the ... More


Children: Unseen Stakeholders at Work

Stewart D. Friedman and Jeffrey H. Greenhaus

in Work and Family—Allies or Enemies?: What Happens When Business Professionals Confront Life Choices

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195112757
eISBN:
9780199848737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112757.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

Researchers have historically given considerable focus to the impact employment — the simple fact of working outside the home — has on mothers and their children. However, relatively few studies have ... More


“They Do a Pretty Thorough Background Check”: Tha Employment and African American Men

David S. Pedulla

in Making the Cut: Hiring Decisions, Bias, and the Consequences of Nonstandard, Mismatched, and Precarious Employment

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691175102
eISBN:
9780691200071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175102.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter tackles issues related to the temporary help agency (THA) experience. Stratified stories also play a role here in shaping the ways that THA experiences influence how African American men ... More


‘I’ve never told anybody that before’: the virtual archive and collaborative spaces of knowledge production

Tom Jackson

in Communities, Archives and New Collaborative Practices

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447341895
eISBN:
9781447341970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447341895.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter discusses the ‘virtual archives’ of community spaces and their potentials for collaborative, community-based knowledge production. It evaluates and problematises concepts of virtual ... More


How Is Globalization Affecting Work?

Paul Edwards and Judy Wajcman

in The Politics of Working Life

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199271900
eISBN:
9780191699559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271900.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

Discussion of globalization embraces a wide array of analytical debates about the world economic and political order. This chapter focuses on the links between work organizations and the global ... More


Families move into work: skills, training and tax credits

Anne Power, Helen Willmot, and Rosemary Davidson

in Family futures: Childhood and poverty in urban neighbourhoods

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847429728
eISBN:
9781447302315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429728.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter explores the work histories and work experience of parents, their ambitions and the role of training in helping mothers in particular back into work. It summarises the evidence from the ... More


Disentangling Race-Gender Work Experiences: Second-Generation Caribbean Young Adults in New York City

Nancy Lopez

in Gender and U.S. Immigration: Contemporary Trends

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225619
eISBN:
9780520929869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225619.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter studies how the real work experiences of second-generation Caribbean young adults influence their views on the role of education in their lives. The first section discusses the segmented ... More


Families and work: mothers at home

Katharine Mumford and Anne Power

in East Enders: Family and community in East London

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344960
eISBN:
9781447302179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344960.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter aims to determine if there are major differences in work experience, attitude, and opportunity between mothers who work and mothers who stay at home. It compares the experiences of lone ... More


Usurpers of Men? Gender, Work and Political Identities

Annmarie Hughes

in Gender and Political Identities in Scotland, 1919-1939

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639816
eISBN:
9780748653522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639816.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

The gendered nature of employment and women's experiences of work between the wars remains a relatively neglected field of study, especially in Scotland. Contemporary depictions of working women in ... More


Acquiring work experience for vocational education graduates in Greece

Alexandra Koronaiou, George Alexias, Alexandros Sakellariou, and George Vayias

in Implementing Innovative Social Investment: Strategic Lessons from Europe

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447347828
eISBN:
9781447347873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447347828.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Work Experience for Technical Education Graduates was a programme launched in Greece to provide education, vocational counselling and work experience to people aged up to 29 years who resided in ... More


Disaffections

Joseph Brooker

in Literature of the 1980s: After the Watershed: Volume 9

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633944
eISBN:
9780748651818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633944.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter examines some instances of dissident, working-class, and regional writing, considering some texts that register the early stages of a ‘collective working-class experience’. These texts ... More


Enabling futures for people with learning difficulties? Exploring employment realities behind the policy rhetoric

Alan Roulstone and Colin Barnes

in Working futures?: Disabled people, policy and social inclusion

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346261
eISBN:
9781447304333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346261.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter contemplates the current nature of employment for people with learning difficulties and aims to envisage an enabling future. It critically considers some of the contemporary employment ... More


Work and Personality Change: What We Do Makes Who We Are

Ying Wang and Chia-Huei Wu

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529207552
eISBN:
9781529207569
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529207552.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book provides an advanced and contemporary understanding about personality at work, with a particular focus on the change perspective of personality. Thus far, the majority of research focusing ... More


Part-Time Employment and Aesthetic Labor Among Middle-Class Youth

Yasemin Besen-Cassino

in Youth, Jobs, and the Future: Problems and Prospects

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190685898
eISBN:
9780190685935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190685898.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work, Economic Sociology

This chapter addresses work experience from the perspective of the young people themselves so as to capture varied lived experiences of youth employment and unemployment. Research to date has ... More


Incarceration and the Economic Fortunes of Urban Neighborhoods

Jeffrey Fagan and Valerie West

in Economics and Youth Violence: Crime, Disadvantage, and Community

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814789308
eISBN:
9780814760239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789308.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter turns to the response of the criminal justice system to neighborhood violence, in particular examining to what extent persistently high levels of incarceration can depress economic ... More


Hamilton: Child Laborer and Truant

Paul M. Secunda

in Hamilton and the Law: Reading Today's Most Contentious Legal Issues through the Hit Musical

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752216
eISBN:
9781501752230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752216.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter explains that although not much of Lin Manuel Miranda's Hamilton: An American Musical concerns Alexander Hamilton's life before he came to the colonies to make his fame as a ... More


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