New Open Access Titles

February 27, 2019

This month we are delighted to announce the publication of two new Open Access titles, from our Social and Political Science 2019 collection.

Negotiating Early Job Insecurity: Well-being, Scarring and Resilience of European Youth, edited by Bjørn Hvinden, Jacqueline O’Reilly, Mi A. Schoyen and Christer Hyggen, offers new knowledge and insights into European job markets by exploring job insecurities for young men and women. By combining analysis of original data collected through a variety of innovative methods, it compares the trajectories of early job insecurity in nine European countries. Focusing on the ways in which young adults deal with this by actively increasing their chances of getting a job through a variety of methods, as the book shows how governmental policies can be altered to reduce early job insecurity. You can access this title here.

Youth Unemployment and Job Insecurity in Europe: Problems, Risk Factors and Policies, edited by Bjørn Hvinden, Christer Hyggen, Mi A. Schoyen and Tomáš Sirovátka, looks at the short- and long-term consequences of early job insecurity in European countries. It assesses public policies seeking to diminish the risks to young people facing prolonged job insecurity and reduce the severity of these impacts. Based on the findings of a major study across nine European countries, this book examines the diverse strategies that countries across the continent use to help young people overcome employment barriers. To read further, please click here.