Transitions From Education To Work: New Perspectives from Europe and Beyond by R. BrooksTransitions From Education To Work: New Perspectives from Europe and Beyond by R. Brooks

Transitions From Education To Work: New Perspectives from Europe and Beyond

byR. Brooks

Hardcover | March 26, 2009

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Bringing together contributions from international scholars, this book explores the changing nature of young people's transitions and challenges assumptions about pathways from education into employment in contemporary society.
JOHANNA BLUM is Scientific Researcher at the Austrian Institute for Youth Research, Austria RACHEL BROOKS is Senior Lecturer in Social Policy in the Department of Political, International and Policy Studies at the University of Surrey, UK JAYNE BYE is Lecturer in Employment Relations in the School of Management at the University of Wes...
Title:Transitions From Education To Work: New Perspectives from Europe and BeyondFormat:HardcoverDimensions:259 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.87 inPublished:March 26, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230201636

ISBN - 13:9780230201637


Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figures Notes on the Contributors Transitions from Education to Work: An Introduction; R.Brooks PART I: CHANGING TRANSITIONS School-to-Work in the 1990s: Modelling Transitions with Large-scale Datasets; V.Gayle, P.Lambert & S.Murray Interrogating the Notion of Transition: Learner Experiences of Multiple Transitions Between the Vocational and Higher Education Sectors; R.Harris & L.Rainey PART II: MAKING TRANSITIONS Social Capital as Key for Successful School-to-Work Transitions? Analyzing Migrant Youths' Trajectories and Social Networks; N.Waechter, J.Blum & P.Scheibelhofer Living with Poor Basic Skills? The Role of 'Skills for Life' in Education-to-work Transitions; M.Cieslik & D.Simpson Stories of Survival: The Struggle for Resiliency in the Post-institutional Life Course of Former Residential Education Students; M.Jahnukainen PART III: EMERGING SITES OF TRANSITION The Relevance of University Education and Fears of Unemployment: Perceptions of University Students Making Transitions to the World of Work in Ghana; M.Tagoe Gap Year Travel: Youth Transition or Youth Transformation?; N.Johan The Role of Volunteering in the Transition from Higher Education to Work; N.Matthews, P.Green, D.Hall & I.Hall PART IV: RETHINKING TRANSITIONS Education, Transition and e-Portfolios: Smoothing out the Bumps; D.Young Governing School-to-work Transitions: Shaping the Future Worker; J.Bye 'Mind the Gap': Reassessing Transitions to Adulthood using Young People's Accounts of Undertaking Short-term Employment; A.King Conclusion; R.Brooks Index