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Briggs, Anthony Q. – Journal of Education and Work, 2019
Drawing upon interview narratives and analysis based on Critical Race Theory, this manuscript uses a qualitative phenomenological approach to oppose one-dimensional perspectives concerning the social, educational and occupational careers of Black men who are stereotyped as lazy, criminal, dangerous and uncivil. This manuscript examines the…
Descriptors: Personal Narratives, Blacks, Males, Social Networks
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Dahlstedt, Magnus; Sandberg, Fredrik; Fejes, Andreas; Olson, Maria – Journal of Education and Work, 2018
The aim of this article is to problematize the ways class and gender are played out in adult students' narratives about their occupational choice and future. Drawing on Beverly Skeggs, we analyse how students think about future occupations, what motivates them towards these and how they are able to form their future in relation to them. Taking on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adult Education, Gender Differences, Social Differences
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Vogt, Kristoffer Chelsom – Journal of Education and Work, 2018
Based on biographical interviews from a three-generation study in Norway, this article examines the place of the contemporary "gap year" within life course transition trajectories and intergenerational relations embedded in wider patterns of social inequality. Under the heading of taking a gap year, young people on "academic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Interviews, Social Bias, Postsecondary Education
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Fuller, Alison; Halford, Susan; Lyle, Kate; Taylor, Rebecca; Teglborg, Anne-Charlotte – Journal of Education and Work, 2018
Innovation occupies a pivotal place in our understanding of knowledge-based economies, and this is raising questions about sources of innovation, how it originates, and the role played by employees, work practices and learning. This paper explores these issues through case study research into a new approach to providing healthcare for homeless…
Descriptors: Homeless People, Health Services, Foreign Countries, Knowledge Economy
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Orupabo, Julia – Journal of Education and Work, 2018
A key insight from studies of gender segregation is that the allocation of different groups to different positions in the labour market is strongly related to ascribed status. Shared gendered cultural beliefs generally portray men as more competent and of a higher status than women, and position some workers as more suited than others to perform…
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Race, Ethnicity, Gender Differences
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Rantala, Tero; Ukko, Juhani – Journal of Education and Work, 2018
From the perspective of industrial small and medium size enterprises (SMEs), this study explores the implementation of performance measurement practices and challenges in university-industry innovation networks. In this research, two single-case studies were conducted to explore the implementation practices and challenges of performance…
Descriptors: Performance Based Assessment, School Business Relationship, Innovation, Social Networks
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Dionne, Patricia; Bourdon, Sylvain – Journal of Education and Work, 2018
This paper explores the role of collective contradictions in the development of participants in a group employment programmes. It presents an analysis, rooted in cultural-historical activity theory, of longitudinal data collected during an intervention aimed at social and professional reintegration of people living a long-term unemployment…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Intervention, Employment Programs, Employment Opportunities
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Wilde, Rachel J.; Leonard, Pauline – Journal of Education and Work, 2018
'Enterprise' has increasingly become part of the United Kingdom's political grammar and efforts to develop entrepreneurial traits and activities in young people have been a key strand of this policy focus. As the 2008 economic recession saw a curtailed youth labour market, enterprise emerged as an appealing policy 'solution' to youth unemployment.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Entrepreneurship, Gender Differences, Youth Programs
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Baartman, L. K. J.; Kilbrink, N.; de Bruijn, E. – Journal of Education and Work, 2018
In vocational education, students learn in different school-based and workplace-based learning environments and engage with different types of knowledge in these environments. Students are expected to integrate these experiences and make meaning of them in relation to their own professional knowledge base. This study focuses both on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Workplace Learning, Educational Environment, Secondary Education
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Smith, Erica; Teicher, Julian – Journal of Education and Work, 2017
The purpose of this paper is to provide another perspective on the problematic nature of the concept of skill and in particular a tendency to place a lower value on certain types of job in the service sector than those in other industries. Qualitative research was conducted in three service industries in Australia, comprising interviews with key…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Evidence, Concept Formation, Skill Analysis
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Allais, Stephanie – Journal of Education and Work, 2017
This article presents the major findings of an international study that attempted to investigate the labour market outcomes of qualifications frameworks in six countries--Belize, France, Ireland, Jamaica, Sri Lanka, and Tunisia, as well as the regional framework in the Caribbean. It finds limited evidence of success, but fairly strong support for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Labor Market, Education Work Relationship
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Brunila, Kristiina; Ryynänen, Sanna – Journal of Education and Work, 2017
Young people labelled "disadvantaged" or "at risk of social exclusion" are increasingly directed into publicly funded or NGO-based, partly privately financed projects in order to secure their desired integration into society through work or further education. In this article, we carry out a comparative analysis of youth…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Networks, Qualitative Research, Interviews
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Finn, Kirsty – Journal of Education and Work, 2017
University-to-work transitions tend to be discussed in terms of skills, outcomes and the readiness of graduates for an increasingly insecure and flexible labour market. Such a focus on individual attributes and orientations depicts graduates as lonely and ostensibly rational figures; disembedded from their intimate networks and devoid of emotional…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Longitudinal Studies, Females, Graduate Surveys
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Peou, Chivoin – Journal of Education and Work, 2017
Cambodia has in the past 15 years been catching up with the global and regional trends of rapid expansion of higher education, but its specific socio-historical context has engendered particular life course and societal implications. Engaging with the current policy attention to the cause of skills mismatch in Cambodia, this article aims to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Undergraduate Students, Majors (Students)
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Lundahl, Lisbeth; Lindblad, Michael; Lovén, Anders; Mårald, Gunilla; Svedberg, Gudrun – Journal of Education and Work, 2017
This article aims to deepen understanding of the trajectories through school and into adulthood of people who did not attain valued qualifications from upper secondary school ("non-completers"), and explore the fruitfulness of careership theory for such analysis. It is based on interviews with 100 young Swedes: 81 non-completers and 19…
Descriptors: Young Adults, Education Work Relationship, Foreign Countries, Dropouts
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