Making Their Way: Education, Training and the Labour Market in Canada and Britain
A comparative analysis of the influences that shape educational and work opportunities of young people in two countries. The book addresses the question of how social inequalities are reproduced in the next generation, viewing the school-work transition as the key mechanism in this process.
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The changing Canadian labour market
British labourmarket trends
Schooling and employment in the United Kingdom
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