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Youth unemployment and social exclusion in Europe: A comparative study

Torild Hammer


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 17,0 ... More

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

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Print publication date: 2003 Print ISBN-13: 9781861343680
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781861343680.001.0001


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Torild Hammer, editor

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