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Education and Work in Great Britain, Germany and Italy : Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education - Annette Jobert

Education and Work in Great Britain, Germany and Italy

Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

By: Annette Jobert (Editor), Catherine Marry (Editor), Helen Rainbird (Editor), Lucie Tanguy (Editor)

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Published: 15th October 1997
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In the current economic crisis which has given rise to high and persisting levels of unemployment, the relations between education and training, on the one hand, and work and employment, on the other, have been the object of lively debates and have stimulated a large body of research. Education and Work in Great Britain, Germany and Italy analyses the literature in this field and establishes an institutional and intellectual cartography for these three countries. This volume examines the multiple connections between education, broadly defined, and work, through an analysis of the literature on the transition from school to work, on vocational training and on the labour market. It summarises the major debates in each country and on the basis of this contributes to an understanding of different intellectual traditions. It shows that concepts such as skill, unemployment rates, young people and the transition from school to work are socially constructed and are thought about in ways which are nationally specific. Education and Work in Great Britain, Germany and Italy is essential reading for students of European training systems and for those conducting comparative European research. David Ashton, Professor of Sociology and Director of the Centre for Labour Market Studies at the University of Leicester; Luciano Benadusi, Professor of Sociology of Education at the Uni

List of Illustrations
Notes on Contributors
Acknowledgements
Comparisons Between an Area of Research in Germany, Great Britain and Italy
Education, Vocational Training and Employment in Germany
Thirty Years of the Sociology of Education
Relationships Between the Educational and Employment Systems
Social Change and the Modernisation of School-to-Work Transitions
The Relationship Between Education and Employment in German Industrial Sociology
Labour Market Transitions and Dynamics of Transitions in Germany
Institutions and the Market
The Transition from School to Work and Its Heirs
Labour Market Approaches to the Study of the Relationship Between Education and (Un)employment in the UK
Is This a Way of Understanding Education-Work Relations?
The Social Construction of Skill
The Approaches of Economists to the Relationship Between Training and Work
Employment, Education and Training in Italy
Analysis of Research in the Sociology of Education: 1960-1990
Youth Employment and Public Action in Italy
Connections Between Collective Bargaining, Job Training and Educational Research in Italy
Industrial Development and Training Policies
Socio-economic Approaches to the Labour Market
Index
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ISBN: 9780415153331
ISBN-10: 0415153336
Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 309
Published: 15th October 1997
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.03 x 16.15  x 2.92
Weight (kg): 0.69
Edition Number: 1