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EXCEPT Co-coordinator Michael Gebel at the joint conference of the ISA-RC06 and the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences in Beijing

31.05.2016
At the joint conference of the ISA-RC06 on Family Research and the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences in Beijing Michael Gebel gave a talk on the chances and barriers that women face at their transition from education to work. He presented his analyses of ILO school-to-work transition surveys from countries around the world, among others, from EXCEPT country Ukraine.
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A new book has been published by EXCEPT researchers: “Becoming adult in hard times: current and future issues on job insecurity and autonomy”

A new book has been published by EXCEPT researchers: “Becoming adult in hard times: current and future issues on job insecurity and autonomy”

30.05.2016
A new book "Becoming adult in hard times: current and future issues on job insecurity and autonomy" by EXCEPT scholars from the University of Turin (Italy) and Umea University (Sweden) is now out. The authors look beyond unemployment rates and focus on the direct effects of the recent economic recession on young people’s daily lives. The book examines in detail the consequences ...
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EXCEPT Project introduced to key policy makers in Estonia

EXCEPT Project introduced to key policy makers in Estonia

18.05.2016
EXCEPT project coordinator Marge Unt introduced the EXCEPT project to representatives of the Estonian Unemployment Insurance Fund and Estonian Ministry of Social Affairs. Both parties expressed interest in the project and hope for further cooperation. 
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EXCEPT open seminar in Tallinn, Estonia

EXCEPT open seminar in Tallinn, Estonia

17.05.2016
On the 17th of May the Tallinn University team organized an open seminar for academics to discuss the upcoming EXCEPT project working paper "Notion of Social Exclusion and its application to studies of Youth" by Jelena Helemäe. The aim of the seminar was to introduce the draft of the working paper and discuss how to better relate the theoretical framework presented therein, with the...
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EXCEPT working paper No.4

16.05.2016
EXCEPT project working paper "Institutions and the youth labor market exclusion and insecurity in Europe: A Literature review" is now available. Using available literature, the paper aims to summarize and analyse the main macro-level mechanisms shaping youth labor market insecurity and exclusion in various countries based on available literature. The paper’s central focus is on the...
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EXCEPT seminar in Turin, Italy

EXCEPT seminar in Turin, Italy

12.05.2016
The Italian EXCEPT team and Dirk Hofaecker from the German team held an internal seminar on the links between employment uncertainties and labour market exclusion and socio-economic disadvantages across EU-28 countries and Ukraine.
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EXCEPT researcher Dirk Hofaecker presents the book “Rethinking Gender, Work and Care in a New Europe: Theorising Markets and Societies in the Post-Postsocialist Era”

EXCEPT researcher Dirk Hofaecker presents the book “Rethinking Gender, Work and Care in a New Europe: Theorising Markets and Societies in the Post-Postsocialist Era”

12.05.2016
EXCEPT researcher Dirk Hofaecker presented his latest book, “Rethinking Gender, Work and Care in a New Europe: Theorising Markets and Societies in the Post-Postsocialist Era” at the Department of Cultures, Politics and Society (CPS) at the University of Turin. The book scrutinises pivotal aspects of women's careers in Eastern Europe, focusing on the foundations of women's em...
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Except experiential workshop for Psychology students in Greece

Except experiential workshop for Psychology students in Greece

09.05.2016
The Greek EXCEPT Project team organized an experiential workshop for Psychology students to introduce EXCEPT and help express the thoughts, feelings and fears of students in relation to their transition to a labor market characterized by increased unemployment and insecurity. The workshop took place over three 2-hour weekly meetings and was coordinated by experienced clinical psychologist (Chri...
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The first EXCEPT policy brief is out!

06.05.2016
We are glad to introduce you the first EXCEPT Policy Brief. The document presents an overview of the Project and its findings. We describe the current situation of the recent school leavers in the European labor markets and the EU-level policies. The policy brief also voices youth opinions regarding the available labor market inclusion policies. 
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EXCEPT Polish team participates in becoming adult debate

EXCEPT Polish team participates in becoming adult debate

27.04.2016
The Polish EXCEPT team took part in a public debate about what it means to become adult nowadays, organized by the University of Social Science and Humanities in Warsaw. Young people, representing academia, social workers and youth job counsellors participated in the event. The discussion was led by psychologists working in the University’s Youth Lab. There was an interesting and lively exch...
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EXCEPT Working Paper No. 3: “Notion of Social Exclusion and its application to studies of Youth”

25.04.2016
“Notion of Social Exclusion and its application to studies of Youth” by Jelena Helemäe reviews the conceptual and theoretical literature on social exclusion. It discusses the peculiarities of applying this framework for the comprehensive understanding of experiences and consequences of youth job insecurity and unemployment. 
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The role of education and labour market institutions in the transition from education to work in international comparison

The role of education and labour market institutions in the transition from education to work in international comparison

08.04.2016
Michael Gebel gave a plenary talk on "The transition from education to work in international comparison; the role of education and labour market institutions" at the University of Tuebingen, Germany.
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EXCEPT's photo competition has started!

EXCEPT's photo competition has started!

06.04.2016
EXCEPT’s photo competition has offcially started! We are looking for opinions, stories, emotional experiences and impressions of young people related to the issue of becoming an adult today. What does it actually mean to young people to become an adult nowadays? Is it about getting a job, being able to pay your bills, having more freedom or maybe about making decisions and bearing ...
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EXCEPT was presented at the University of Thessaloniki

EXCEPT was presented at the University of Thessaloniki

23.03.2016
EXCEPT Project presented to graduate students of the Psychology Department at the University of Thessaloniki who are interested in the research on youth unemployment, risks of social exclusion and employment policies. The Greek research team has already got several Master students who will elaborate on EXCEPT research topics in their Master theses.  
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EXCEPT Greek team broadens its partners' network

17.03.2016
Except Project presented at the General Assembly of the Department of Psychology, at the The Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Members of the Assembly expressed their admiration regarding the goals of the EXCEPT Project and offered their support whenever needed.
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