ERIC Number: ED428258
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
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Understanding the School-to-Work Transition: An International Perspective.
Lange, Thomas, Ed.
This book contains 10 papers about developing a systematic approach to the school-to-work transition in Europe and the United States; the role of training and formal qualifications; and unemployment and social inequality. The following papers are included: "Understanding the School-to-Work Transition--An Introduction" (Thomas Lange); "School-to-Work Transition in the United States: Forging a System for the Future from the Lessons of the Past" (Diana DeLuca, Robin White); "Firm Based Vocational Education in Sweden--A New Successful Concept?" (Anders Nilsson); "Different School Systems--Different Labour Market Results" (Stefan C. Wolter, Jorg Christoffel, Monica Curti); "Qualifications and Employment in Britain: A Longitudinal Analysis" (Gary Pollock); "School-to-Work Transition and Occupational Careers: Results from a Longitudinal Study in Germany" (Udo Kelle, Jens Zinn); "Career and Wage Differences between Female and Male Engineers and Scientists: The Norwegian Experience" (Clara Aase Arnesen, Jane Baekken); "The Effects of Unemployment and Mismatches on Future Job Match and Earnings" (A.S.R. van der Linden, R.K.W. van der Velden); "What Happened to the Lost Generation? Changes in the Labour Market Status of Finnish Youth, 1980-1993" (Kari Nyyssola); and "Religion, Education, 'First Destinations' and Later Careers: The Persistence of Inequalities in Northern Ireland" (Ian Shuttleworth). Most papers include substantial bibliographies. (MN)
Descriptors: Career Development, Comparative Analysis, Education Work Relationship, Educational Practices, Employment Patterns, Employment Qualifications, Entry Workers, Foreign Countries, Labor Market, Longitudinal Studies, Outcomes of Education, Postsecondary Education, Religion, Role of Education, Salary Wage Differentials, Secondary Education, Sex Differences, Social Integration, Systems Approach, Technical Occupations, Unemployment, Vocational Education
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