Getting in and getting on in the youth labour market : governing young peoples employability in regional context / Pauline Leonard, Rachel J. Wilde.
Contributor(s): Wilde, Rachel J [author.].Material type: TextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Bristol shorts research: Publisher: Bristol ; Chicago, IL : Bristol University Press, 2019Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781529202304; 1529202302.Subject(s): School-to-work transition -- Great Britain | Young adults -- Employment -- Great Britain | Employability -- Great BritainAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Getting in and getting on in the youth labour market : Governing young people's employability in regional contextDDC classification: 371.1950941 LOC classification: HD6276.G7 | L46 2019Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Front Cover; Getting in and Getting on in the Youth Labour Market; Copyright information; Dedication; Table of contents; Acknowledgments; One Introduction: Getting In and Getting On in the UK's Youth Labour Market; Conceptualizing youth-to-work transitions in global and national context; Theoretical approach of the book; The research; Outline of the book; Two Employability in the North East; Introduction; Discourses of employability: labour market readiness or processual skills development?; Employability policies: the persistence of active labour market interventions
Employability in the North EastCase study: Bridging the Skills Divide; Discussion; Three Enterprise on the South Coast; Introduction; Discourses of enterprise: a driver of economic growth and an innovative 'mindset'; The policy context of enterprise: a solution to youth unemployment?; Enterprise on the South Coast; Case study: SEU Enterprise Bootcamp; Case study: Enterprising Youth programme; Discussion; Four Internships in London; Introduction; The bifurcated discourse of internships: valuable experience or cynical exploitation?; Internships as policy: a contested terrain
Case study: internships in London: 'helicoptering' or 'no rescue'?Discussion; Five Volunteering in Glasgow, Scotland; Introduction; From active citizenship to responsible employability: the discursive shift in youth volunteering; Bringing the voluntary sector into the youth employability policy agenda: context and conundrum; Employability and volunteering interventions in Glasgow; Case study: Volunteering Makes Sense; The classroom; Volunteer tasters; Discussion; Six Conclusion: Inequality, Liminality and Risk; Introduction; Regionality and youth employability
The endurance of social inequalityLiminal landscapes of youth employability; Risk; Fit for the future?; References; Index; Back Cover
Based on up-to-date qualitative and ethnographic research, and using a Foucauldian theoretical approach, this book examines youth education-to-work transitions in the UK and demonstrates how different employability schemes work in practice for young people from varying social and regional backgrounds.
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