LABOUR INSERTION

28 October, 2015

RESURRECTION OF PRISON INMATES THROUGH JOB MARKET INCLUSION (Luiz Carlos Rezende e Santos)

One way to reduce criminality in developing countries is to redeem the personality of prison inmates. Society usually considers anyone going through the prison system as dead. A prisoner is the object of prejudice that stigmatizes him/her as a person. An outcast, dangerous, unworthy of trust, one who will never […]
28 October, 2015

IS GIVING WORK TO PRISON INMATES USEFUL? YES, PROVIDED IT IS REAL PAID EMPLOYMENT, OTHERWISE IT HAS PROVEN TO BE USELESS (Nicola Boscoletto)

What would you say about a factory that produces 70% defective goods, a school in which 70% of the pupils are uneducated, or even worse, a hospital from which 70% of the patients die. Whatever the area is, the response would always be the same: it would be considered a […]
28 October, 2015

YOUNG PEOPLE AND EMPLOYMENT INTEGRATION IN LATIN AMERICA (Guillermo Dema)

There is an increasing political and academic consensus regarding the importance of ensuring that from a young age each individual’s working career develops under conditions which allow them to better their chances of social and productive inclusion[1]. This strengthens not only personal and career variables, but also economic and social […]
28 October, 2015

FIRST EVALUATION ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE YOUTH GUARANTEE

A report on social exclusion of young people in Europe, published on September 2015 by the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (EUROFOUND)[1], presents a first assessment of the implementation of the Youth Guarantee. Based on a research conducted in 2014, the authors[2]seek to evaluate efforts […]
28 October, 2015

SOCIOEMOTIONAL COMPETENCIES. A POLITICAL MATTER (Alejandra Solla)

What are competencies? Competencies are a dynamic and interrelated system of knowledge, skills, attitude, and values, which function as a whole in every interaction human beings have in areas of their personal, social, and working lives. They are comprised of 3 components: Knowledge – as in organised knowledge, Know-how – […]