Journals Higher Education



Published: 06 June 2013

240 Pages | 13 Figures, 9 Tables


ISBN: 9780199642854

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Skills and Skilled Work

An Economic and Social Analysis

Francis Green

  • Develops an original framework that integrates economic and social perspectives on skills and skilled work
  • Shows key concepts and theories concerning skills in economics, sociology, psychology, and political science
  • Draws on empirical studies and examples from many countries
  • Overviews the latest toolkits for the measurement of skills and methods of analysis of skills supplies, demands, and mismatches
  • Provides an expanded normative rationale of the role of government and other forms of social intervention in skills formation and utilisation

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