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The capabilities approach as a framework for labour market information on young people.

Book Chapter
Lindsay, C., & McQuaid, R. W. (2010)
The capabilities approach as a framework for labour market information on young people. In C. Larsen, J. Kipper, & A. Schmid (Eds.), Regional Monitoring Approaches for the Reduction and the Prevention of Youth Unemployment in Europe, 152-159. Rainer Hampp Verlag, Muenchen
This paper considers some of the potential uses of the capabilities approach to widen and deepen the labour market information that we collect on youth employment and unemploy...

Users of ICT job information services in rural areas.

Book Chapter
Lindsay, C., & McQuaid, R. W. (2009)
Users of ICT job information services in rural areas. In C. Larsen, W. Mathejczyk, J. Kipper, & A. Schmid (Eds.), Web based labour market Information systems in European states, 175-185. Rainer Hampp Verlag

New Governance and the Case of Activation Policies: Comparing Experiences in Denmark and the Netherlands

Journal Article
McQuaid, R. W., Lindsay, C., & McQuaid, R. W. (2009)
New Governance and the Case of Activation Policies: Comparing Experiences in Denmark and the Netherlands. Social Policy and Administration, 43(5), 445-463. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9515.2009.00673.x
This article explores the importance of new forms of governance in active labour market policies (activation) in two countries: Denmark and the Netherlands. Drawing on researc...

The concept of employability and the experience of unemployment

Thesis
Lindsay, C. The concept of employability and the experience of unemployment. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/3877
This research sought to develop and deploy a new framework for analysing employability as a means of exploring: the barriers to work faced by unemployed people; differences i...

Inter-agency Cooperation and New Approaches to Employability

Journal Article
Lindsay, C., McQuaid, R. W., & Dutton, M. (2008)
Inter-agency Cooperation and New Approaches to Employability. Social Policy and Administration, 42(7), 715-732. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9515.2008.00634.x
This article examines the role of inter-agency cooperation, which is one form of ‘partnership’, in new approaches to employability in the UK. The article articulates a ‘model ...

Meeting employer's skills upgrading needs through vocational education and training provision in Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Report
McQuaid, R. W., Greig, M., Hollywood, E., Lindsay, C., Thomson, E., Devins, D., …McCracken, M. G. (2007)
Meeting employer's skills upgrading needs through vocational education and training provision in Scotland and Northern Ireland

Coalfields and their neighbouring cities; economic regeneration, labour markets and governance.

Report
Gore, T., Fothergill, S., Hollywood, E., Lindsay, C., Morgan, K., Powell, R., & Upton, S. (2007)
Coalfields and their neighbouring cities; economic regeneration, labour markets and governance
This study assesses how far the regeneration of coalfield areas relies upon their links with neighbouring cities. It draws on national statistical analysis of labour market ad...

The concept of employability.

Book Chapter
McQuaid, R. W., & Lindsay, C. (2006)
The concept of employability. In R. W. McQuaid, A. E. Green, & M. Danson (Eds.), Employability and Local Labour Market Policy, 1-5. Routledge

Inter-agency cooperation and activation in Europe - evidence from three states

Presentation / Conference
Lindsay, C., McQuaid, R., & Dutton, M. (2006, January)
Inter-agency cooperation and activation in Europe - evidence from three states. Paper presented at Delni Aspen, Brussels
New forms of inter-agency co-operation have gained increasing prominence in the development and delivery of activation strategies. This article compares different models of in...

Good jobs, McJobs and skills: job seekers’ attitudes to low-skilled service work.

Journal Article
Lindsay, C. (2005)
Good jobs, McJobs and skills: job seekers’ attitudes to low-skilled service work. Human Resource Management Journal, 15, 50-65. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1748-8583.2005.tb00146.x
This article focuses on unemployed job-seekers' attitudes towards entry-level jobs in three areas of the service sector – retail, hospitality and call-centre work. The article...