Experiencing Long-Term Unemployment in Europe: Youth on the Edge

Experiencing Long-Term Unemployment in Europe: Youth on the Edge

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137504869
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 10/03/2016
Edition description: 1st ed. 2016
Pages: 233
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x (d)

About the Author


Christian Lahusen is Professor of Sociology at the Department of Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts at the University of Siegen, Germany. His research is devoted to the analysis of social problems and social exclusion, political behavior and social movements, and to the sociology of European integration.


Marco Giugni is Professor in the Department of Political Science and International Relations and Director of the Institute of Cititzenship Studies (InCite) at the University of Geneva, Switzerland. His research interests include social movements and collective action, immigration and ethnic relations, unemployment and social exclusion.

Table of Contents

Experiencing Long-Term Unemployment in Europe: An Introduction; Christian Lahusen and Marco Giugni.- 1. Youth Long-Term Unemployement in France: Challenging Common Trends; Didier Chabanet, Manlio Cinalli, and Damien Richard.- 2. Being Long-Term Unemployed in Germany: Social Contacts, Finances and Stigma; Bettina Grimmer.- 3. Long-Term Unemployed Youth in Switzerland: Coping with Exclusion from the Labor Market in a Country with Low Unemployment; Jasmine Lorenzini and Marco Giugni.- 4. The Everyday Life of Young Long-Term Unemployed in Sweden: Coping with Limited Participation and Feelings of Inferiority; Tuula Bergqvist.- 5. Youth Long-Term Unemployment and Its Social Consequences in Italy: ‘In a World that Does Not Belong to Me’; Lara Monticelli, Simone Baglioni, and Matteo Bassoli.- 6. Coping with Long-Term Unemployment in Poland: Faces of Joblessness in a Regional Centre; Piotr Binder.- Experiencing Long-Term Unemployment in Europe: A Conclusion; Marco Giugni and Christian Lahusen.

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