Skill Formation: Interdisciplinary and Cross-National Perspectivesby Karl Ulrich Mayer, Heike Solga
Pub. Date: 02/29/2008
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
An up-to-date review of theories and research on skill formation in psychology, economics, political science, and sociology. See more details below
An up-to-date review of theories and research on skill formation in psychology, economics, political science, and sociology.
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Table of Contents
Part I. Cross-National Diversity in Skill Formation Regimes: Origins, Changes, and Institutional Variation in Individuals' Labor-Market Placements: 1. Institutions and collective actors in the provision of training: historical and cross-national comparisons Pepper D. Culpepper and Kathleen Thelen; 2. When traditions change and virtues become obstacles: skill formation in Britain and Germany Steffen Hillmert; Part II. The Economics and Sociology of Skill Formation: Access, Investments, and Returns to Education: 3. Why does the German apprenticeship system work? Christian Dustmann and Uta Schoenberg; 4. What do we know about training at work? Philip J. O'Connell and Jean-Marie Jungblut; 5. Qualifications and the returns to training across the life course Walter Mueller and Marita Jacob; 6. Lack of training: the employment opportunities of low-skilled persons from a sociological and microeconomic perspective Heike Solga; Part III. Individuals' Acquisition of Skills and Competencies: Learning Environments and Measurements of Skills: 7. Vocational and professional learning: skill formation between formal and situated learning Hans Gruber, Christian Harteis and Monika Rehrl; 8. How to compare the success of VET systems in skill formation? Martin Baethge, Frank Achtenhagen and Lena Arends.
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