Cultural and Social Diversity and the Transition from Education to Work


ISBN: 978-94-007-5106-4 (Print) 978-94-007-5107-1 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-18

      Leveraging Diversity to Promote Successful Transition from Education to Work

  3. The Demand for Cultural and Social Diversity

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 19-19

    2. Chapter

      Pages 21-35

      Cultural and Social Diversity in the United States: A Compelling National Interest

    3. Chapter

      Pages 37-54

      Perceptions of the Demand for Cultural Diversity in the Omani Workplace and Its Availability Among Secondary School Students

    4. Chapter

      Pages 55-86

      Cultural Diversity and the School-To-Work Transition: A Relational Perspective

    5. Chapter

      Pages 87-110

      Workforce Diversity in Malaysia: Current and Future Demand of Persons with Disabilities

  4. Responses from the school-to-work transition systems

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 111-111

    2. Chapter

      Pages 113-127

      A Capability Approach to Cultural Diversity in School-to-Work Transitions: Amartya Sen and Young Adults’ Diversely Different Education and Work Communities

    3. Chapter

      Pages 129-143

      Ranciere and Leadership for Reforms to School-to-Work Transition: The Presupposition of Equality of Theoretical Assets from Diverse Educational Cultures

    4. Chapter

      Pages 145-162

      Empowering Teacher Students for Diversity in Schools: Mentorship Model as a Mediator in Sweden

    5. Chapter

      Pages 163-183

      Embracing Diversity by Bridging the School-to-Work Transition of Students with Disabilities in Malaysia

    6. Chapter

      Pages 185-201

      Walking in Multiple Worlds: Successful School-to-Work Transitions for Aboriginal and Cultural Minority Youth

    7. Chapter

      Pages 203-222

      Cultural Diversity in a School-to-Work Transition Programme for Undergraduate Students

  5. Conclusion

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 223-223

    2. Chapter

      Pages 225-226

      Some Research Directions Ahead

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 227-232