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Trade unions and career services: Potential partners for promoting social justice at work

Journal Article
Robertson, P. J., Cimini, N., Post, J., & Corry, J. (2020)
Trade unions and career services: Potential partners for promoting social justice at work. Journal of the National Institute for Career Education and Counselling, 44(1), 5-12. https://doi.org/10.20856/jnicec.4401
This paper argues that trade unions represent natural allies for career services, as they have shared interests in addressing issues of social justice at work. This potentiall...

Building capabilities in disabled job seekers: A qualitative study of the Remploy Work Choices programme in Scotland

Journal Article
Robertson, P. J. (2018)
Building capabilities in disabled job seekers: A qualitative study of the Remploy Work Choices programme in Scotland. Social Work and Society: International Online Journal, 16(1), 1-15
This article reports on a qualitative study of the UK’s labour activation pathway for jobseekers with disabilities and health conditions. The aim was to explore the experienc...

A capability approach to career development: An introduction and implications for practice

Journal Article
Robertson, P. J., & Egdell, V. (2018)
A capability approach to career development: An introduction and implications for practice. Australian Journal of Career Development, 27(3), 119-126. https://doi.org/10.1177/1038416217704449
In the UK, the concept of employability is influential in current conceptualizations of career development. It is an example of a discourse underpinned by faith in individual ...

Bhaskar and Sen: Two foundations on which to build a new approach to career guidance and life planning

Journal Article
Robertson, P. J. (2018)
Bhaskar and Sen: Two foundations on which to build a new approach to career guidance and life planning. Indian Journal of Career and Livelihood Planning, 6(1), 22-28
This paper argues for a new perspective on guidance and life planning that is informed, but not dominated, by pre-existing Western conceptions of career. Two scholars are high...

Use and Implementation of OCR Chapter 33AA in Section 11 Order Proceedings.

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Whitecross, R. & Lindsay, C. (2017)
Use and Implementation of OCR Chapter 33AA in Section 11 Order Proceedings. Edinburgh: Scottish Courts and Tribunal Service
This report presents the findings of a small-scale study designed and undertaken by the researchers between October 2016 and February 2017. The research was commissioned by th...

Law, “Tradition” and Legitimacy: Contesting Driglam Namzha

Book
Whitecross, R. W. (2017)
Law, “Tradition” and Legitimacy: Contesting Driglam Namzha. In J. D. Schmidt (Ed.), Development Challenges in Bhutan: Perspectives on Inequality and Gross National Happiness, 115-134. Cham, Switzerland: Springer Verlag. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-47925-5_7
During the 1990s, the High Court of Justice played a significant role in the promotion of Bhutanese culture, intertwining the development of the Bhutanese legal system with Bh...

Article 3 and Adoption in and from India and Nepal

Book Chapter
Whitecross, R. (2016)
Article 3 and Adoption in and from India and Nepal. In E. E. Sutherland, & L. Barnes MacFarlane (Eds.), Implementing Article 3 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (213-230). New York: Cambridge University Press
Nepal has experienced an increase in intercountry adoption in recent years. Following the opening up of authorisation to arrange adoptions, the number of child centres offerin...

Innovation, entrepreneurship: learning lessons in uncertainty.

Book Chapter
Whitecross, R. (2016)
Innovation, entrepreneurship: learning lessons in uncertainty. In Innovations in Learning and Technology
What does it mean to teach innovation and entrepreneurship in professional degrees? The professions such as accountancy and law traditionally provide specialised knowledge and...

Teaching legal professionalism: a comparative study of teaching professional values and lessons for legal education.

Journal Article
Whitecross, R. (2016)
Teaching legal professionalism: a comparative study of teaching professional values and lessons for legal education. Journal of Commonwealth Law and Legal Education, 11(1), 3-25
The Legal Education and Training Review highlighted concerns across all sectors, from academics to practitioners over a lack of understanding of professionalism and ethics. Bu...

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