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Outcomes Monitoring in Child Welfare

Tom McDonald and Mark F. Testa

in Fostering Accountability: Using Evidence to Guide and Improve Child Welfare Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195321302
eISBN:
9780199777457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195321302.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Communities and Organizations

This chapter provides an overview of the first stage of results-oriented accountability (ROA): the routine monitoring of child welfare outcomes. It focuses on the federal Child and Family Services ... More


Youth Employment: Style Handbook

Jacqueline O'Reilly, Clémentine Moyart, Tiziana Nazio, and Mark Smith (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447350347
eISBN:
9781447350354
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350347.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

After the financial crisis of 2008, youth unemployment soared across Europe, leaving a generation of highly qualified young people frustrated in their search for secure, meaningful work. This ... More


Young people and non-participation: discourses, histories, literatures

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/9781447307013.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter Two maps the historical tensions between fluctuating demand for young people’s labour and the legal requirement that they participate in education. It critically reviews three overlapping ... More


Introduction: young people and contradictions of inclusion

Andreas Walther and Wallace McNeish

in Young people and contradictions of inclusion: Towards Integrated Transition Policies in Europe

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345547
eISBN:
9781447304357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345547.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book aims to challenge the dominant quantitative perspective on young people's transitions and to suggest a more holistic and qualitative approach as an alternative. It also aims to contribute ... More


Unfolding lives: Youth, gender and change

Rachel Thomson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420510
eISBN:
9781447304104
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420510.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

The process of becoming an adult in contemporary times is fragmented and unequal, shaped by chance, choice and timing. This book presents a unique approach to understanding the changing face of youth ... More


The analysis of youth participation in contemporary literature: a European perspective

Virginie Muniglia, Morena Cuconato, Patricia Loncle, and Andreas Walther

in Youth participation in Europe: Beyond discourses, practices and realities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781447300182
eISBN:
9781447307792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300182.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

The introduction proposes a state of the art on youth participation and it contextualises the book in the existing participation debates. Firstly, it presents the different and contradicting ... More


Reflections on Upholding the Rights of Youth Leaving Out-of-Home Care

Emily R. Munro

in Leaving Care and the Transition to Adulthood: International Contributions to Theory, Research, and Practice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190630485
eISBN:
9780190630508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190630485.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) recognizes that children in out-of-home care are entitled to special protection to promote their physical and psychological recovery. ... More


Resilience, Transitions, and Youth Leaving Care

Robbie Gilligan

in Leaving Care and the Transition to Adulthood: International Contributions to Theory, Research, and Practice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190630485
eISBN:
9780190630508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190630485.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter discusses resilience in the lives of care leavers. Youth transitions can be especially challenging for young adults who face major adversity in their lives as they negotiate early ... More


The low-pay, no-pay cycle: its pattern and people's commitment to work

Tracy Shildrick, Robert MacDonald, Colin Webster, and Kayleigh Garthwaite

in Poverty and insecurity: Life in low-pay, no-pay Britain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781847429117
eISBN:
9781447307907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429117.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter (and the two which follow) offer a description and analysis of the low-pay, no-pay cycle from the point of view of those caught up in it. Firstly, the chapter examines and describes the ... More


Leaving Care and the Transition to Adulthood: International Contributions to Theory, Research, and Practice

Varda R. Mann-Feder and Martin Goyette (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190630485
eISBN:
9780190630508
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190630485.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Leaving Care and the Transition to Adulthood: International Contributions to Theory, Research, and Practice advances the current literature on the situation of young people growing up in substitute ... More


Stay or Leave?: Transitioning from Care to Young Adult Services in France

Isabelle Frechon and Lucy Marquette

in Leaving Care and the Transition to Adulthood: International Contributions to Theory, Research, and Practice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190630485
eISBN:
9780190630508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190630485.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter reports on results of a study conducted with 1,622 young adults between the ages of 17 and 20, comparing the profiles of youth who either opt out or do not have access to extended ... More


Conversation: reading between the lines

Rachel Thomson

in Unfolding lives: Youth, gender and change

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420510
eISBN:
9781447304104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420510.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter asks what can be learned by juxtaposing the accounts of Sherleen, Stan, Karin, and Devon. The case studies capture some of the microprocesses and practices of social and personal change ... More


Policy as Social Ecological Resilience Scaffolding for Leaving Care: A Case Study of South Africa

John Pinkerton and Adrian Van Breda

in Leaving Care and the Transition to Adulthood: International Contributions to Theory, Research, and Practice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190630485
eISBN:
9780190630508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190630485.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter’s authors argue that social policy on leaving care is a critical resilience process for promoting care leavers’ successful transition toward emerging adulthood. Care leaving literature ... More


Skilled Workers for Skilled Work

Francis Green

in Skills and Skilled Work: An Economic and Social Analysis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199642854
eISBN:
9780191808661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199642854.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter examines the extent to which workers can make rational decisions in their role of supplying skilled labour and in their demands for learning new skills. It begins with an overview of ... More


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