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The Impact of Welfare Reform in Scotland - Tracking Study - Sweep 4 Report

Report
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 ...

Addressing the Issue of Unemployment among Disadvantaged Youth in Scotland: Developing the Capability for Work

Book
Egdell, V., McQuaid, R. & Hollywood, E. (2015)
Addressing the Issue of Unemployment among Disadvantaged Youth in Scotland: Developing the Capability for Work. In Facing trajectories from school to work – Towards a capability-friendly Youth Policy in Europe, 248-256. ISBN 978-3-319-11435-4

Introduction to the Case Studies

Book
Bifulco, L., Egdell, V. & McQuaid, R. (2015)
Introduction to the Case Studies. In Facing trajectories from school to work – Towards a capability-friendly Youth Policy in Europe, 201-207. BioMed Central. ISBN 978-3-319-11435-4

Operationalisation of the Capability Approach

Book Chapter
Chiappero-Martinetti, E., Egdell, V., Hollywood, E., & McQuaid, R. (2015)
Operationalisation of the Capability Approach. In Facing trajectories from school to work – Towards a capability-friendly Youth Policy in Europe, 115-139. BMC. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-11436-1_7
The holistic and multilayered structure offered by the Capability Approach makes this theoretical framework particularly suitable for conceptualising and contextualising compl...

Supporting Disadvantaged Young People into Work: Insights from the Capability Approach.

Journal Article
Egdell, V., & McQuaid, R. W. (2015)
Supporting Disadvantaged Young People into Work: Insights from the Capability Approach. Social Policy and Administration, 50(1), 1-18. https://doi.org/10.1111/spol.12108
The Capability Approach (CA) offers a perspective on the employment activation of young people that is concerned with their freedom to make choices that they value rather than...

Networks in family business: a multi-rational approach.

Journal Article
Seaman, C. E. A., McQuaid, R. W., & Pearson, M. (2014)
Networks in family business: a multi-rational approach. International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal, 10, 523-537. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11365-014-0297-4
Current research on networks in family businesses has approached the topic from a mono-rational perspective where the family, business and social networks are each considered ...

Between cooperation and competition: The organisation of employment service delivery in the UK and Germany: Cooperation and competition in employment service delivery

Journal Article
Fuertes, V., Jantz, B., Klenk, T., & McQuaid, R. W. (2014)
Between cooperation and competition: The organisation of employment service delivery in the UK and Germany: Cooperation and competition in employment service delivery. International Journal of Social Welfare, 23(S1), S71-S86. doi:10.1111/ijsw.12100
The increased emphasis on labour market activation in many European countries has led to new forms of governance in recent decades. Primarily through qualitative data and docu...

Department for Employment and Learning Northern Ireland Economic Inactivity Strategy Literature Review: those with family commitments & the long-term sick and disabled.

Report
McQuaid, R. W. (2014)
Department for Employment and Learning Northern Ireland Economic Inactivity Strategy Literature Review: those with family commitments & the long-term sick and disabled. Department for Employment and Learning, Northern Ireland
Presentation of findings.

Strengthening the contribution of non-executive directors and trustees to Scottish boards in the private, public and third sectors.

Report
McQuaid, R. W., & Pocher, E. (2013)
Strengthening the contribution of non-executive directors and trustees to Scottish boards in the private, public and third sectors. Institute of Directors, Employment Research Instirute, Edinburgh Napier University
This study examines the contributions, roles, skills, training opportunities and recruitment procedures of non-executive directors (or trustees) in public, private and Third s...

Strengthening the contribution of non-executive members to Scottish boards in the private, third and public sectors

Report
McQuaid, R., Dutton, M., & Pocher, E. (2013)
Strengthening the contribution of non-executive members to Scottish boards in the private, third and public sectors. Edinburgh: Edinburgh Napier University
This report examines the role of non-executive directors in public, private and third sector organisations in Scotland. It considers how their role could be changed to improve...

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Creation and validation of a regional social cohesion index for Mexico

2012 - 2016
Esteban Rosas | Director of Studies: Prof Robert Raeside | Second Supervisor: Dr Jesus Canduela

Achieving service co-ordination in labour market activation : the influence of effective governance

2012 - 2017
Dr Vanesa Fuertes | Director of Studies: Prof Robert Raeside | Second Supervisor: Dr Valerie Egdell

Multi-rational perspectives on networking in family owned and managed small and micro-businesses

2008 - 2011
Claire Seaman | Director of Studies: Ronald Mcquaid | Second Supervisor: Mike Pearson

The impact of career guidance on well-being outcomes

2008 - 2013
Dr Peter Robertson

The impact of gender, gender conceptions and perceptions associated with parenthood upon career outcomes in registered nursing in Scotland

2006 - 2011
The academic research into the relationship between gender, ge...
Bryan Mcintosh | Director of Studies: Prof Anne Munro | Second Supervisor: Lois Farquharson

Taxi licensing, regulation and control: an analysis of taxi supply in medium sized UK cities

2002 - 2008
James Cooper | Director of Studies: Margaret Grieco | Second Supervisor: Ronald Mcquaid

Understanding the "Employability Gap" : Long Term Unemployment, Employability and Labour Market Policy in the UK

2001 - 2009
Colin Lindsay | Director of Studies: Ronald Mcquaid | Second Supervisor: Linda Juleff

The nature and effectiveness of monitoring and evaluation of social inclusion projects in Scotland

1999 - 2003
Lorraine Kelly | Director of Studies: Ronald Mcquaid | Second Supervisor: John Adams

The role of logistical structure in the development of rail freight services in Great Britain

1995 - 2001
Allan Woodburn | Director of Studies: Mike Maher | Second Supervisor: Ronald Mcquaid

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