June 22, 2002

Moving Forward: College and Career Transitions of LAMP Graduates – Findings From the LAMP Longitudinal Study

June 22, 2002

A report by Keith MacAllum, Karla Yoder, Scott Kim, Robert Bozick, commissioned by the Academy for Educational Development/National Institute for Work and Learning The report gives the findings of a longitudinal study of the Lansing Area Manufacturing Partnership (LAMP) programme, tracing the career and Higher Educational progress of three cohorts of graduates. The school-to-career initiative […]

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June 22, 2001

Changes in Social Capital and School-to-Work Transitions

June 22, 2001

An article by Rob Strathdee, Work, Employment and Society, 15(2) pp.311-326 In this article Strathdee focuses on the job seeking methods of a group of eleven poorly qualified male school leavers and their fathers, using semi-structured interviews to shed light on the value of social networks in school-to-work transitions in New Zealand. He takes as […]

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June 22, 2000

School Work Experience: Young People and the Labour Market

June 22, 2000

An article by Ahier, J., Chaplain, R., Linfield, R., Moore, R. and Williams, J., Journal of Education and Work, 13(3), pp. 273-288 In this article, based on research in the Cambridge area, the authors first introduce the changing education and labour market and, suggesting that Work Experience (WX) opportunities should reflect such changes towards an […]

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June 22, 2000

Youth Transitions and Social Exclusion: Developments in Social Capital Theory

June 22, 2000

An article by Carlo Raffo and Michelle Reeves, Journal of Youth Studies, 3(2), pp.147-166 This article matches the theoretical aspects of social capital with lived experiences of socially disadvantaged young people in Manchester. The authors conclude that young people who are able to develop strong, effective and fluid individualized systems of social capital stand the […]

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October 22, 1997

Is High School Employment Consumption or Investment?

October 22, 1997

An article by Ruhm, C., Journal of Labor Economics, Vol.15, No.4, pp. 735-776 The research presented here challenges the view that time spent in employment hinders the long-term development of high school students. Such a view is argued to be based on non-representative samples and exaggerated claims of rapidly increasing in-school work over past decades. […]

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