Education, Training and Employment Dynamics: Transitional Labour Markets in the European Union (Labour Markets and Employment Policy)
Klaus Schomann, Philip J. O'ConnellISBN: 1840642785;
Education and training are of critical importance to individual employment prospects. This book questions whether the policies that govern education, training and employment actually facilitate or inhibit social integration. The authors analyze initial entry into the labor market and subsequent movements between employers, and explore links between education, training and the labor market. The book argues that although education is a good predictor of labor market integration and employment potential, and despite political efforts, social background nevertheless remains influential. The importance of continued training to improve opportunities for promotion is also demonstrated. The volume draws on economic, sociological and political science research to examine the potential for lifelong learning to enhance social integration, and new theories and evidence on the transitional labor market of learning and working are discussed. A wide range of European countries are also...
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