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Enterprising care?: Unpaid voluntary action in the 21st century

Irene Hardill


Throughout the European Union, rates of unemployment among young people tend to be higher than among the general population and there is a serious risk of marginalisation and exclusion. This book presents the findings of a comparative study of unemployed youth in Europe using a large and original data set. It addresses some of the key questions around the issue, including: How do young people cope with unemployment? Does unemployment lead to social exclusion of young people, implying a withdrawal from society, financial deprivation, and social isolation? Drawing on a research sample of over 17 ... More

Keywords: unemployment, young people, marginalisation, exclusion, financial deprivation, social isolation, welfare strategies, fiscal structures, mental health

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9781847427212
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781847427212.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Irene Hardill, author