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Bynner, John – Journal of Education and Work, 2017
This paper relates most closely to David Raffe's writing on "policy borrowing" across countries and across time and his illumination for policy purposes of transition concepts such as "pathways". The discussion makes the point that concepts can both illuminate empirical reality as well as distort it. The paper then moves on to…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Policy Formation, Education Work Relationship, Comparative Education
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Leuze, Kathrin – Journal of Education and Work, 2011
In recent years, the transition from higher education to work in comparative perspective has attracted increasing attention from scholars and practitioners alike. Previous studies reveal similarities and differences in labour market outcomes across countries, but explanatory frameworks mainly refer to fields of study, whereas differences by types…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Labor Market, Foreign Countries, Transitional Programs
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Kupfer, Antonia – Journal of Education and Work, 2011
This paper is a theoretical examination of three major empirical trends that affect many people: globalisation, increasingly close relations between higher education (HE) and labour markets, and increasing social inequality. Its aim is to identify key theoretical resources and their contribution to the development of a comparative theoretical…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Labor Market, Global Approach, Social Justice