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European research on youth : supporting young people to participate fully in society : the contribution of European Research / Directorate-General for Research, Socio-economic Sciences and Humanities.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Luxembourg : Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, 2009.
Description:
73 p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm.
Series:
Summary note:
This publication examines the results of youth-related socio-economic research projects funded under Research Framework Programs. This review of projects focused on youth and how to best ensure their transition into working life, on strategies for social inclusion of young people and on their full participation as citizens in society. Its main purpose is to distill some common themes which recur in the projects and which are of interest to policy-makers. On the basis of this evidence, concrete recommendations are made to policy-makers as well as to those working with young people.--Publisher's description.
Notes:
  • "Policy review"--Cover.
  • "KI-NA-23-863-EN-C"--P. [4] of cover.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents:
Setting the scene -- Policy context. EU youth policies : identifying some underlying trends -- Renewed social agenda -- Role of the research framework programmes in supporting the use of scientific evidence in policymaking -- Key thematic research areas. Pathways between the worlds of learning, work and society -- Strategies for social cohesion and inclusion -- Citizenship and participation -- Ensuring policy usefulness : messages for policymakers. Importance of context in policy formulation -- Drivers of success : concern for social cohesion and inclusion -- The policymaking process : multifaceted and complex -- Evaluation : ensuring effective policies -- Supporting successful policymaking at European and other levels : recommendations for the future.
Other format(s):
Also available online.
Subject(s):
Other title(s):
Supporting young people to participate fully in society : the contribution of European research
ISBN:
  • 9789279114502
  • 9279114506
LCCN:
2009456911
OCLC:
424226258
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RCP:
N - O