International Perspectives on the School-to-Work Transition

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Table of Contents

Series Preface
Introduction: School-to-Work Policies in Industrialized Countries as Responses to Push and Pull 1
1 Youth Labor Markets in 23 Countries: A Comparison Using Micro Data 23
2 An Overview of School-to-Work Arrangements in Australia 69
3 Moving Away from the Maze: Transitions from School to Work in Canada 125
4 School-to-Work Transition in Denmark 155
5 Alternating Training and the School-to-Work Transition: Programs, Assessment, Prospects 187
6 School-to-Work Transition: The Example of Germany 237
7 Transition From School to Work and Career Formation of Japanese High School Students 273
8 School-to-Work Transition in Mexico: An Overview of Recent Experiences 311
9 School-to-Work Transition Programs in the Netherlands 335
10 Transition from School to Work in Russia 385
11 School-to-Work Transition in Spain 413
12 Transition in a School-Based Vocational Training System: The Case of Sweden 443
13 Recent Changes in School-to-Work Transition in England and Wales 475
14 Preconditions for Effective School-Work Linkages in the United States 503
Author Index 539
Subject Index 547
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