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The Opportunities and Challenges of the Changing Public Services Landscape for the Third sector in Scotland: A Longitudinal Study (2009 - 2013): Year 4 and Final Report (2013)
Report
Dutton, M., Egdell, V., McQuaid, R. W., & Osborne, S. P. (2013). The Opportunities and Challenges of the Changing Public Services Landscape for the Third sector in Scotland: A Longitudinal Study (2009 - 2013): Year 4 and Final Report. Edinburgh, Scotland:

The Scottish Government has acknowledged that the third sector has a key role to play in delivering public services that are high quality, continually improving, efficient and responsive to local people’s needs. This study explores the experien... Read More about The Opportunities and Challenges of the Changing Public Services Landscape for the Third sector in Scotland: A Longitudinal Study (2009 - 2013): Year 4 and Final Report.

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,

Partnership working and improved service delivery: views of staff providing sexual health services (2013)
Journal Article
Pow, J. S., Elliott, L., Raeside, R., Themessl-Huber, M., & Claveirole, A. (2013). Partnership working and improved service delivery: views of staff providing sexual health services. Journal of Health Services Research and Policy, 18, 132-137. https://doi.org/10.1177/1355819612473584

Objectives Successful partnership working has theoretically been linked to improvements in service delivery and is dependent on the strength of the partnership, trust, communication, professional roles and resource sharing. Empirical evidence to conf... Read More about Partnership working and improved service delivery: views of staff providing sexual health services.

The Local Governance of Social Cohesion in EuropeINTERNATIONAL COMPARISON - LOCALISE programme WP4 Comparative report (2013)
Report
Fuertes, V., & McQuaid, R. W. (2013). The Local Governance of Social Cohesion in EuropeINTERNATIONAL COMPARISON - LOCALISE programme WP4 Comparative report. Edinburgh, Scotland: European Commission

Local Worlds of Social Cohesion - The Local Dimension of Integrated Social and Employment Policy, LOCALISE for short, is a Seventh Framework collaborative research project funded by the European Commission (localise-research.eu for details). The... Read More about The Local Governance of Social Cohesion in EuropeINTERNATIONAL COMPARISON - LOCALISE programme WP4 Comparative report.

Who cares? Managing obligation and responsibility across the changing landscapes of informal dementia care (2013)
Journal Article
Egdell, V. (2013). Who cares? Managing obligation and responsibility across the changing landscapes of informal dementia care. Ageing and society, 33, 888-907. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0144686X12000311

This paper explores the different ways in which informal carers for people with dementia negotiate their care-giving role across the changing organisational and spatial landscape of care. In-depth qualitative data are used to argue that the decisions... Read More about Who cares? Managing obligation and responsibility across the changing landscapes of informal dementia care.

Polarization in access to work-related training in Britain. (2013)
Journal Article
Lindsay, C., Canduela, J., & Raeside, R. (2013). Polarization in access to work-related training in Britain. Economic and Industrial Democracy, 34, 205-225. https://doi.org/10.1177/0143831X12442576

Policy makers across industrialized nations have sought to increase participation in work-related training as a route to improved competitiveness. However, research conducted in Britain during the 1990s identified significant differences in partic... Read More about Polarization in access to work-related training in Britain..

Strengthening the contribution of non-executive members to Scottish boards in the private, third and public sectors (2013)
Report
McQuaid, R., Dutton, M., & Pocher, E. (2013). Strengthening the contribution of non-executive members to Scottish boards in the private, third and public sectors. Edinburgh: Edinburgh Napier University

This report examines the role of non-executive directors in public, private and third sector organisations in Scotland. It considers how their role could be changed to improve the governance and oversight role performed by non-exectuive directors.... Read More about Strengthening the contribution of non-executive members to Scottish boards in the private, third and public sectors.

The Local Governance of Social Cohesion:UNITED KINGDOM Country Analysis - LOCALISE FP7 WP4 National Report (2013)
Report
Fuertes, V., & McQuaid, R. W. (2013). The Local Governance of Social Cohesion:UNITED KINGDOM Country Analysis - LOCALISE FP7 WP4 National Report. Edinburgh, Scotland: European Commission

This report is the UK part of the Seventh Framework European Commission programme: Local Worlds of Social Cohesion (LOCALISE). LOCALISE is focused on the organisational challenges of integrating social and employment policy, partly in response to the... Read More about The Local Governance of Social Cohesion:UNITED KINGDOM Country Analysis - LOCALISE FP7 WP4 National Report.

Extending working lives: age management in SMEs. (2013)
Journal Article
Fuertes, V., Egdell, V., & McQuaid, R. W. (2013). Extending working lives: age management in SMEs. Employee Relations, 35, 272-293. https://doi.org/10.1108/01425451311320477

Structured Abstract: Purpose: This paper presents a study of age management in small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in the UK. Design/methodology/approach: Qualitative data collection and exploratory research with six SMEs comprising of: init... Read More about Extending working lives: age management in SMEs..

Promoting healthy pathways to employability: lessons for the UK's welfare-to-work agenda (2013)
Journal Article
Lindsay, C., & Dutton, M. (2013). Promoting healthy pathways to employability: lessons for the UK's welfare-to-work agenda. Policy and Politics, 41(2), 183-200. https://doi.org/10.1332/030557312x655549

The coalition government has implemented welfare-to-work policies strengthening the UK's Work First model of activating claimants of disability or incapacity benefits (IBs). These reforms abolished the Condition Management Programme (CMP) established... Read More about Promoting healthy pathways to employability: lessons for the UK's welfare-to-work agenda.

Child care: maximising the economic participation of women. (2013)
Report
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.

The Work Programme: a new public governance policy or a continuation of new public management? (2013)
Preprint / Working Paper
Fuertes, V., & McQuaid, R. W. The Work Programme: a new public governance policy or a continuation of new public management?

Since the 1970s, the governance of labour market policies in the UK has been characterised by New Public Management (NPM) traits and since the late 1990s the welfare system has experienced a trend towards activation. The current Coalition Government... Read More about The Work Programme: a new public governance policy or a continuation of new public management?.

Economic inactivity research project (those with family commitments and the long-term sick and disabled) -Literature review. (2013)
Report
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..