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Personalization and street-level practice in activation: the case of the UK's work programme. (2015)
Journal Article
Fuertes, V., & Lindsay, C. (2016). Personalization and street-level practice in activation: the case of the UK's work programme. Public Administration, 94(2), 526-541. https://doi.org/10.1111/padm.12234

This article discusses factors shaping street-level caseworkers' role in the ‘personalization’ of activation for people with employability and health-related barriers to work. Rice's (2013) micro-institutionalist framework understands street-level bu... Read More about Personalization and street-level practice in activation: the case of the UK's work programme..

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..

Act now or miss your gender targets. (2015)
Newspaper / Magazine
Dutton, M. (2015). Act now or miss your gender targets. [The Scotsman]

VOLUNTARY approach is not enough if Nicola Sturgeon’s ambition of boardroom 50:50 by 2020 is to be realised, says Dr Matthew Dutton.

Introduction to the Case Studies (2015)
Book Chapter
Bifulco, L., Egdell, V., & McQuaid, R. (2015). Introduction to the Case Studies. In Facing trajectories from school to work – Towards a capability-friendly Youth Policy in Europe, 201-207. Springer Verlag

Operationalisation of the Capability Approach (2015)
Book Chapter
Chiappero-Martinetti, E., Egdell, V., Hollywood, E., & McQuaid, R. (2015). Operationalisation of the Capability Approach. In Facing trajectories from school to work – Towards a capability-friendly Youth Policy in Europe, 115-139. BMC. https://doi.org/1

The holistic and multilayered structure offered by the Capability Approach makes this theoretical framework particularly suitable for conceptualising and contextualising complex socioeconomic phenomena. However, several challenging issues on how to o... Read More about Operationalisation of the Capability Approach.

The impact of welfare reform in Scotland - tracking study - Sweep 3 report (2015)
Report
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.

Diversity in Construction - A partnership project to address gender segregation in the construction industry. (2015)
Report
Dutton, M., & Wooley, G. (2015). Diversity in Construction - A partnership project to address gender segregation in the construction industry

“Diversity in Construction“ is a project undertaken by Equate Scotland and the Employment Research Institute in partnership with Skills Development Scotland, to address the issue of gender segregation in the construction industry. Despite a wide ran... Read More about Diversity in Construction - A partnership project to address gender segregation in the construction industry..