Labor Markets: Policies, Challenges and the Role of Globalization


William E. Grossman (Editor)

Series: Economic Issues, Problems and Perspectives
BISAC: POL033000

In this book, the authors present topical research in the study of labor market policies, challenges and its role in globalization. Topics discussed include work values and educational sociodemographics from a sample of young people in vocational education in Barcelona, Spain; the economic restructuring of rural communities through rural tourism; challenging globalization and a theory of marginality using the case of public school teachers in the Dominican Republic; and a review of the development of comprehensive lifelong learning strategies in enhancing employment, combating unemployment and increasing competitiveness in the European Union. (Imprint: Novinka )

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Does Education Matter? A Regression and Factorial Analysis between Work and Education
(Carla Silva, Autonoma University of Barcelona, Faculty of Politic science, Spain, and others)

A Lingering Decline or a Stable Future? The Case for Investing in Rural Tourism
(Gordon B. Cooke, Jennifer K. Burns, Kyle W.J. Vardy, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada)

Challenging Globalization: An Extension of a Theory of Marginality Utilizing the Case of Public School Teachers in the Dominican Republic
(Karie Jo Peralta, George Wilson, University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA)

“Learning a Living”? European Union Lifelong Learning Policy: Advocating for “Employability”
(Eugenia A. Panitsides, Department of Educational and Social Policy, University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece)


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