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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

Report
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...

A capability approach to unemployed young people’s voice and agency in the development and implementation of eEmployment aActivation policies.

Journal Article
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, https://doi.org/10.1111/spol.12262
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...

Personalized activation policies for the long-term unemployed: the role of local governance in the UK.

Book Chapter
Fuertes, V., & McQuaid, R. (2016)
Personalized activation policies for the long-term unemployed: the role of local governance in the UK. In M. Heidenreich, & D. Rice (Eds.), Integrating social and employment policies in europe: active inclusion and challenges for local welfare governance, 93-117. Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd. https://doi.org/10.4337/9781783474929.00012
In Chapter 5 on the UK, Vanesa Fuertes and Ronald McQuaid study how coordinated activation policies, which have been a core part of the UK welfare state since at least the 199...

Local worlds of coordinated activation policy.

Book Chapter
Zimmermann, K., Fuertes, V., & Aurich-Beerheide, P. (2016)
Local worlds of coordinated activation policy. In M. Heidenreich, & D. Rice (Eds.), Integrating social and employment policies in europe: active inclusion and challenges for local welfare governance, 235-264. Edward Elgar Publishing. https://doi.org/10.4337/9781783474929.00018
In Chapter 11 on local worlds of coordinated activation in Europe, Katharina Zimmermann, Vanesa Fuertes and Patrizia Aurich-Beerheide shed light on the role of the local level...

Understanding the policy assumptions made in youth employment activation from a capability approach.

Presentation / Conference
Egdell, V., Raeside, R., & Graham, H. (2015, July)
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...

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

Understanding Young People’s Experiences of Looking for Work Using Participatory Research: Outcomes of the Reflective Group Discussions in Scotland

Report
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

Understanding Young People’s Experiences of Looking for Work. Using Participatory Research: Findings from Scotland

Report
Egdell, V. & Graham, H. (2015)
Understanding Young People’s Experiences of Looking for Work. Using Participatory Research: Findings from Scotland. Brussels: European Commission

Job-related training in the UK from 2000 to 2014: insights from the LFS

Report
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
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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