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Do Parents Matter? Revisiting Ethnic Penalties in Occupation among Second Generation Ethnic Minorities in England and Wales

Carolina Zuccotti has published a new article in Sociology: Do Parents Matter? Revisiting Ethnic Penalties in Occupation among Second Generation Ethnic Minorities in England and Wales Abstract The article studies the role of the class of origin in the occupational outcomes of second generation ethnic minorities and white British in England and Wales. In so doing, it reconsiders the relationship be... »

Special Issue: Economic Crisis and Austerity in Southern Europe: Threat or Opportunity for a Sustainable Welfare State? Edited by Maria Petmesidou & Ana M. Guillén

Special Issue: Economic Crisis and Austerity in Southern Europe: Threat or Opportunity for a Sustainable Welfare State? Edited by Maria Petmesidou & Ana M. Guillén Published by Taylor and Francis Online, containing the following articles: Can the Welfare State as We Know It Survive? A View from the Crisis-Ridden South European Periphery Maria Petmesidou & Ana M. Guillén Pages: 295-307 Reas... »

Politics of Segmentation: Party Competition and Social Protection in Europe

Dr Georg Picot’s book, Politics of Segmentation: Party Competition and Social Protection in Europe, is now available in paperback from Routledge: Politics of Segmentation: Party Competition and Social Protection in Europe Summary: When political parties make policy decisions they are influenced by the competition they face from other parties. This book examines how party competition and part... »

Mapping Youth Transitions in Europe

A new report has been published by STYLE advisor, Massimiliano Mascherini, from Eurofound Summary: Young people in Europe continue to experience great difficulties in entering the labour market. Although the youth unemployment rate in a few Member States has started to fall, overall 23% of young European job-seekers aged 15–24 could not find a job in January 2014. In 2012, 14.6 million young peopl... »

Changing Lanes – Promoting resilience to reoffending

A new booklet has been produced by boingboing in association with the University of Brighton and community groups in Hastings. The booklet outlines a Resilience Framework designed to support young people to manage life when it’s tough. The application of the Framework discussed in the booklet is based on research carried out in Hastings, East Sussex. The research aimed to understand the barr... »

Policy snapshots from European Project Flash-it

The EU Socio-economic Science and Humanities dissemination project Flash-it has released a series of policy snapshots on Social Inequalities, Social Invervention, Global Engagement, Employment and Sustainable Growth. Links to the PDFs of these snapshots can be found here: flash-it.eu/publications/cat_view/28-flash-it-policy-documents/89-policy-snapshots »

ETUI report on Youth Guarantee

In April 2013, the Council of the European Union adopted a Recommendation for a European Youth Guarantee (EYG). This European Trade Union Institute (ETUI) report outlines the EYG and discusses possible challenges to its success. Download the report: http://www.etui.org/Publications2/Background-analysis/Youth-Guarantees-and-recent-developments-on-measures-against-youth-unemployment-a-mapping-exerci... »

Apprenticeship and Traineeship Schemes in EU27: Key Success Factors – A Guidebook for Policy Planners and Practitioners

Ecorys, IES and IRS (2013). Apprenticeship and Traineeship Schemes in EU27: Key Success Factors – A Guidebook for Policy Planners and Practitioners. European Commission Download the publication: http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?docId=11348&langId=en   »

An impact analysis of the introduction of the Apprentice Rate of the National Minimum Wage

Speckesser S and Behling F (2013). An impact analysis of the introduction of the Apprentice Rate of the National Minimum Wage: A research paper to the Low Pay Commission for the preparation of its 2013 report. Institute for Employment Studies More information and download http://www.employment-studies.co.uk/pubs/report.php?id=lpc0413 »

Internships & Governance: European Challenges and the case of Spain

Lain, D., Hadjivassiliou, K., Corral Alza, A. , Isusi, I., O’Reilly, J. Higgins, T., Richards, V. and Will, S. (2014) ‘Internships & Governance: European Challenges and the case of Spain’ European Journal of Industrial Training and Development »