Career guidance and livelihood planning across the Mediterranean: challenging transitions in South Europe and the MENA region

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Author: Sultana, Ronald G.

Abstract:

Perhaps no other challenge preoccupies governments and citizens in the Mediterranean region than the mass unemployment of young people, many of who have invested in higher education in the hope that ability and effort lead to fulfilling lives. Transitions to independent adulthood are, however, frustratingly long drawn-out, and often jeopardised by labour markets that are neither youth-friendly nor meritocratic. While such challenges require structural responses at the macro-economic level, career education and guidance have an important role to play in addressing both the public and...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Career development; Equity; Culture and society; Labour market; Employment; Youth; Policy

Keywords: Career guidance; Employability; Cultural factor; Social aspects; Aspirations; Equal opportunity; Youth transitions; Policy implications

Geographic subjects: Europe; Africa; Middle East; Arab countries; Egypt; Syria; Jordan; Morocco; Algeria; Tunisia; Libya; Israel; Palestine; Lebanon; Turkey; Saudi Arabia; Greece; Cyprus; Malta; Italy; France; Spain; Portugal

Published: Rotterdam, Netherlands: Sense Publishers and Mediterranean Journal of Educational Studies, 2017

Physical description: xi, 450 p.

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Also called: Career guidance and livelihood planning across the Mediterranean: challenging transitions in South Europe and the Middle East and North Africa region

ISBN: 9789463009904 (paperback); 9789463009911 (hardback); 9789463009928 (ebook)

Statement of responsibility: Edited by Ronald G. Sultana

Resource type: Book

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 128.234

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