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Women in ICT and Digital Technologies: An investigation of the barriers to women entering, staying, and progressing in the sector, and actions to ameliorate this - Executive Summary (2016)
Report
Graham, H., Fuertes, V., Egdell, V., & Raeside, R. (2016). Women in ICT and Digital Technologies: An investigation of the barriers to women entering, staying, and progressing in the sector, and actions to ameliorate this - Executive Summary. Edinburgh: Sk

This report summarises research conducted to explore the under-representation of women in the ICT and Digital Technologies sector in Scotland, and the possible reasons for, and solutions to, this problem. A mixture of desk-based and original quant... Read More about Women in ICT and Digital Technologies: An investigation of the barriers to women entering, staying, and progressing in the sector, and actions to ameliorate this - Executive Summary.

A capability approach to unemployed young people’s voice and agency in the development and implementation of eEmployment aActivation policies. (2016)
Journal Article
Egdell, V., & Graham, H. (2016). A capability approach to unemployed young people’s voice and agency in the development and implementation of eEmployment aActivation policies. Social policy & administration, https://doi.org/10.1111/spol.12262

In the UK, current approaches to employment activation are primarily concerned with rapid labour market entry, with jobseekers compelled to engage in activities or be sanctioned. The Capability Approach (CA) has been proposed as an alternative framew... Read More about A capability approach to unemployed young people’s voice and agency in the development and implementation of eEmployment aActivation policies..

Understanding the policy assumptions made in youth employment activation from a capability approach. (2015)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Egdell, V., Raeside, R., & Graham, H. (2015, July). Understanding the policy assumptions made in youth employment activation from a capability approach. Paper presented at Inequality in the 21st Century

Youth unemployment is a major government concern for countries across Europe. In the UK, in the final quarter of 2013, the unemployment rate for those aged 16-24 years stood at 20%; whereas the unemployment rate for those aged 25-64 years was only 5%... Read More about Understanding the policy assumptions made in youth employment activation from a capability approach..

The impact of welfare reform in Scotland - tracking study - Sweep 3 report (2015)
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Graham, H., Egdell, V., McQuaid, R., & Raeside, R. (2015). The impact of welfare reform in Scotland - tracking study - Sweep 3 report

The aim of the study is to explore the impact of on-going welfare changes on a range of households in Scotland over time. This report provides the findings from the first three sweeps of interviews, conducted between September 2013 and March 2015.The... Read More about The impact of welfare reform in Scotland - tracking study - Sweep 3 report.

Exploring the impacts of the UK government’s welfare reforms on lone parents moving into work (2014)
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Graham, H., & McQuaid, R. W. (2014). Exploring the impacts of the UK government’s welfare reforms on lone parents moving into work. Glasgow, Scotland: Glasgow Centre for Population Health

Glasgow has the highest proportion of lone parent households of any local authority across Scotland – around 40% of households with dependent children. Against this backdrop, lone parents moving into paid work will need to negotiate new welfare chang... Read More about Exploring the impacts of the UK government’s welfare reforms on lone parents moving into work.

The Impact of Welfare Reform in Scotland – Tracking Study. Interim report to the Scottish Government on 1st Sweep of interviews. (2014)
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Lister, B., Graham, H., Egdell, V., McQuaid, R. W., & Raeside, R. (2014). The Impact of Welfare Reform in Scotland – Tracking Study. Interim report to the Scottish Government on 1st Sweep of interviews. Edinburgh, Scotland: Scottish Government

The aim of the study is to explore the impact of on-going welfare changes on a range of households in Scotland over time. This report provides a review of the literature and presents the results of the first sweep of interviews which took place fro... Read More about The Impact of Welfare Reform in Scotland – Tracking Study. Interim report to the Scottish Government on 1st Sweep of interviews..

Employability, Poverty and the Spheres of Sociability - Evidence from the British Household Panel Survey (2014)
Journal Article
Canduela, J., Raeside, R., Lindsay, C., & Graham, H. (2015). Employability, Poverty and the Spheres of Sociability - Evidence from the British Household Panel Survey. Social Policy and Administration, 49(5), 571-592. https://doi.org/10.1111/spol.12101

Policymakers in the UK and beyond have sought to promote interventions to encourage social capital-building among disadvantaged groups. One specific concern is that those with limited access to social capital/social network relationships will be at g... Read More about Employability, Poverty and the Spheres of Sociability - Evidence from the British Household Panel Survey.

Scottish older people's assembly (SOPA) seminars 2014 evaluation report. Report to the Scottish Older People’s Assembly Committee. (2014)
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Egdell, V., & Graham, H. (2014). Scottish older people's assembly (SOPA) seminars 2014 evaluation report. Report to the Scottish Older People’s Assembly Committee. Edinburgh, Scotland: Scottish Government

This document presents a summary of the findings of the evaluation of the Scottish Older People's Assembly Seminars 2014 (SOPA Seminars 2014) on the impact of welfare reform on older people. The evaluation was conducted by the Employment Research Ins... Read More about Scottish older people's assembly (SOPA) seminars 2014 evaluation report. Report to the Scottish Older People’s Assembly Committee..

The scarring effects of youth unemployment in the UK. (2013)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Raeside, R., McQuaid, R. W., Egdell, V., & Graham, H. (2013, August). The scarring effects of youth unemployment in the UK. Paper presented at RGS-IBG Annual International Conference,

Economic inactivity research project (those with family commitments and the long-term sick and disabled) -Literature review. (2013)
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McQuaid, R. W., Graham, H., Shapira, M., & Raeside, R. (2013). Economic inactivity research project (those with family commitments and the long-term sick and disabled) -Literature review. Northern Ireland: Department for Employment and Learning Northern I

This report presents the results of the research project is titled: DEL Economic Inactivity Strategy: Literature Review Project. It was commissioned by the Department for Employment and Learning Northern Ireland and carried out by the Employment Rese... Read More about Economic inactivity research project (those with family commitments and the long-term sick and disabled) -Literature review..

Child care: maximising the economic participation of women. (2013)
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McQuaid, R. W., Graham, H., & Shapira, M. (2013). Child care: maximising the economic participation of women. Northern Ireland: Equality Commission for Northern Ireland

An expert paper on the type, extent and delivery of childcare provision necessary to maximise the economic participation of women within Northern Ireland.

Employment inequalities in Northern Ireland.
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McQuaid, R. W., Raeside, R., Canduela, J., Graham, H., Egdell, V., & Shapira, M. (2013). Employment inequalities in Northern Ireland. Northern Ireland: Equality Commission for Northern Ireland

Employment inequalities in Northern Ireland.