Becoming NEET: risks, rewards and realities

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Author: Arnold, Christopher; Baker, Tracey


Over one million young people are now NEET - not in education, employment or training. The waste of human resource and the resultant disaffection could destabilize society. This book describes the challenges and risks for young people within the NEET category, and the chaotic and confusing lives that some young people lead. These circumstances in turn increase vulnerability to becoming NEET. In this collaborative work, a Local Authority Educational Psychologist and a Connexions Personal Adviser examine the histories of employment and childhood to reveal the context of NEET. They describe...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Youth; Disadvantaged; Research; Employment; Participation

Keywords: Case study; Youth at risk; Youth transitions; Social exclusion; Unemployment

Geographic subjects: Europe; Great Britain; England

Published: Stoke-on-Trent, England: Trentham Books, 2013

Physical description: 176 p.

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Also called: Becoming not in education, employment or training

ISBN: 9781858565248

Resource type: Book

Call number: TD/TNC 113.1143

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