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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...

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

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...

Inter-agency co-operation, partnerships and employability services: a review of evidence from 15 countries

Conference Proceeding
McQuaid, R. W. (2011)
Inter-agency co-operation, partnerships and employability services: a review of evidence from 15 countries

Partnership action for continuing employment (PACE) -early intervention.

Report
McQuaid, R. W., & Hollywood, E. (2011)
Partnership action for continuing employment (PACE) -early intervention
The Employment Research Institute, Edinburgh Napier University was commissioned by the Scottish Government to help develop a future delivery model for the Partnership Action f...

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...

Employability of Older People.

Conference Proceeding
McQuaid, R. W. (2009)
Employability of Older People
[A Scottish demographic study concerning employability of older people in an aging population.]