Egdell, V. & Graham, H. (2016). A capability approach to unemployed young people’s voice and agency in the development and implementation of eEmployment aActivation policies. Social policy & administration. doi:10.1111/spol.12262. ISSN 1467-9515
In the UK, current approaches to employment activation are primarily concerned with rapid labour market entry, with jobseekers compelled to engage in activities or be sanction...
Canduela, J., Raeside, R., Lindsay, C. & Graham, H. (2015). Employability, poverty and the spheres of sociability – evidence from the British household panel survey. Social Policy and Administration. 49, 571-592. doi:10.1111/spol.12101. ISSN 0144-5596
Policymakers in the UK and beyond have sought to promote interventions to encourage social capital-building among disadvantaged groups. One specific concern is that those with...
Egdell, V., Raeside, R. & Graham, H. Understanding the policy assumptions made in youth employment activation from a capability approach. Paper presented at Inequality in the 21st Century, London School of Economics & Political Science, London
Youth unemployment is a major government concern for countries across Europe. In the UK, in the final quarter of 2013, the unemployment rate for those aged 16-24 years stood a...
Skills Development Scotland
Investigation into the Numbers of Women working in ICT in Scotland and the nature and conditions of that work
City of Edinburgh Council
Scottish Older People’s Assembly (SOPA) 2014 Evaluation
An Agenda for New Skills and Jobs’ prioritises equipping people with the right skills for employment. It recognises the crucial role that developing labour market intelligence and skills governance ha...
01 September 2016
03 September 2016
Organisation of Stream 5: Public Attitudes towards the Welfare State in Europe: Reinventing or Reclaiming? At the 2016 Annual ESPAnet Conference: Re-inventing the welfare stat...
Raeside, R., McQuaid, R. W., Egdell, V. & Graham, H. The scarring effects of youth unemployment in the UK.. Paper presented at RGS-IBG Annual International Conference,, London. (Unpublished)
Egdell, V., Graham, H. & Raeside, R. A capability approach to young people’s participation and agency.. Paper presented at Where Now for Social Justice, Canterbury Christchurch University. (Unpublished)
Dutton, M., Robert, R. & Graham, H. (2017). Workforce Resilience - Initial Research. Glasgow, Scotland: Skills Development Scotland
No abstract available.
Graham, H., Fuertes, V., Egdell, V. & Raeside, R. (2016). Women in ICT and Digital Technologies: An investigation of the barriers to women entering, staying, and progressing in the sector, and actions to ameliorate this - Executive Summary. Edinburgh: Skills Development Scotland
This report summarises research conducted to explore the under-representation of women in the ICT and Digital Technologies sector in Scotland, and the possible reasons for, an...
Graham, H., Egdell, V., McQuaid, R. & Raeside, R. (2016). The Impact of Welfare Reform in Scotland - Tracking Study - Sweep 4 Report. Edinburgh: Scottish Government
The aim of this study was to explore the impact of ongoing welfare changes on a range of working age households in Scotland. The study consisted of four interview sweeps over ...
Egdell, V. & Graham, H. (2015). Understanding Young People’s Experiences of Looking for Work Using Participatory Research: Outcomes of the Reflective Group Discussions in Scotland. Brussels: European Commission
Egdell, V. & Graham, H. (2015). Understanding Young People’s Experiences of Looking for Work. Using Participatory Research: Findings from Scotland. Brussels: European Commission
Raeside, R., Egdell, V., Graham, H., Berthet, T., Goffette, C., Simon, V., …Dan, A. (2015). Understanding Agents’ Views of Youth Unemployment and Young People’s Integration into Society. Brussels: European Commission
Graham, H., Raeside, R. & Egdell, V. (2015). Determinants of Labour Market Exclusion in the UK. Brussels: European Commission
Chen, T., Raeside, R., Egdell, V. & Graham, H. (2015). Job-related training in the UK from 2000 to 2014: insights from the LFS. Brussels: European Commission
Graham, H., Egdell, V., McQuaid, R. & Raeside, R. (2015). The impact of welfare reform in Scotland - tracking study - Sweep 3 report.
The aim of the study is to explore the impact of on-going welfare changes on a range of households in Scotland over time. This report provides the findings from the first thre...
Egdell, V., Raeside, R. & Graham, H. (2014). The socio-economic political context for addressing youth unemployment in Scotland. Brussels: European Commission
This chapter focuses on national level youth employment policy in Scotland. It provides a Capability Approach informed evaluation of current employment policy making in relati...
Glasgow Centre for Population Health
Exploring the challenges and opportunities facing lone parents, with children over the age of five, in receipt of out of work benefits and moving into paid work as part of the UK government’s welfare ...
The project will both focus on and integrate disadvantaged young people into the research process to improve their quality of life and to foster social innovation.
Equality Commission for Northern Ireland