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When studying is not enough. Stories of highly skilled young workers in the flexible labour market
Journal Title: SOCIOLOGIA DEL LAVORO  
Author/s: Annalisa Murgia, Barbara Poggio 
Year:  2013 Issue: 131 Language: Italian 
Pages:  15 Pg. 59-73 FullText PDF:  311 KB
DOI:  10.3280/SL2013-131004
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In the current contribution some of the main results of a research aimed at analysing the work instability phenomenon among highly skilled young workers in Italy are discussed. After having delineated a general framework of the changes that characterise the situation of this specific segment, the outcomes of a qualitative research based upon in depth interviews are presented, with a particular focus on the temporariness of contracts, on the quality of work, on the intertwinement between work and private life and on the issue of rights and of social security. Finally, a reflexion on possible interventions to contrast the highlighted criticalities is developed, also on the basis of the outcomes of a focus group with key informants.
Keywords: Young workers, highly skilled, temporary works, quality of work, deskilling, policy perspectives

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Annalisa Murgia, Barbara Poggio, When studying is not enough. Stories of highly skilled young workers in the flexible labour market in "SOCIOLOGIA DEL LAVORO " 131/2013, pp. 59-73, DOI:10.3280/SL2013-131004

   

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