By Irena Kogan, Michael Gebel, Clemens Noelke
The growth of the ecu Union has positioned an finish to the east-west department of Europe. whilst it has elevated the cultural heterogeneity, social disparities and monetary imbalances in the ecu - exemplified within the decrease residing criteria and better unemployment premiums in many of the new member states. this significant new reference paintings describes the academic structures, labour markets and welfare creation regimes within the ten new crucial and japanese Europe (CEE) international locations. In 3 comparative chapters, discussing every one of those domain names in flip, the editors supply a suite of theory-driven, finished and informative signs that permit comparisons and scores in the new ecu member states. Then keep on with ten country-specific chapters - every one written by way of specialists from these nations - on: Hungary, Slovenia, the Czech Republic, the Slovac Republic, Poland, Romania, Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.These chapters offer unique details on every one country's academic and coaching platforms, labour marketplace constitution and rules, and its provision of formal and casual welfare aid. a tremendous component to every one kingdom bankruptcy is the reason of the old historical past, and the categorical nationwide stipulations for the institutional offerings within the transitional years. The guide presents policy-makers with the instruments to evaluate the institutional alterations in CEE international locations, and students with how one can practice the proposed signs to their analytic study. will probably be a necessary source that no significant study library may be with no.
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Labour market developments can be interpreted as the outcome of interactions between general economic developments and the evolution of specific labour market institutions (Riboud et al, 2002). Both aspects have changed dramatically over the past two decades. First, the transition from socialism to a market economy has induced substantial economic changes. Second, labour law and regulations on industrial relations have been adopted to promote the emergence of capitalism. In the following, we will take a more in-depth look at whether these changes have translated into labour market changes.
Abbreviations: sec. = secondary, tech. = technical. Source: Kotásek (1996). EE Gymnasium Sec. (grades 10-12) 3 LV Complete general 3 4 sec. (grades 10-12) Complete general Gymnasium LT sec. 2: Upper-secondary schools in CEE countries (continued) Education systems 17 Europe enlarged Higher-level vocational or technological tracks cater for more practically orientated students and offer a mix of general and vocational subjects. They prepare pupils for middle-level professions in various branches of industry, agriculture, commerce, public administration, culture, artistic production, health services and teaching, as well as for entry to tertiary education.
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Europe Enlarged: A Handbook of Education, Labour and Welfare Regimes in Central and Eastern Europe by Irena Kogan, Michael Gebel, Clemens Noelke