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Young people in Europe: Labour markets and citizenship

Harriet Bradley and Jacques van Hoof


In a period of rapid social and economic change, labour markets are undergoing major transformations. This book explores the changing fortunes of young people in Europe's flexible and precarious labour markets, and the range of policies that are being developed to help them deal with the problems they face. It draws on recent research carried out across Europe to highlight a number of key dilemmas for youth policy: what help is needed for young people and their parents in coping with lengthened transitions from school to work? What types of training and education are most effective? Is a switc ... More

Keywords: labour markets, young people, policies, education, Europe, youth policy, parents, school, work, training

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Print publication date: 2005 Print ISBN-13: 9781861345882
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781861345882.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Harriet Bradley, editor

Jacques van Hoof, editor

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