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Protection and Training Institutions for Improving Workforce Integration in Latin America and Asia

Edited by United Nations Publications

Paperback
The world of work is going through far-reaching transformations. These transformations have a strong impact on labour markets and pose new challenges for their institutions, including unemployment protection and technical and vocational education and training (TVET), which are crucial to the creation of full and productive employment and decent work for all. Constantly changing labour markets and the growing heterogeneity of labour relations present major challenges for the design of unemployment protection instruments. In addition, a highly skilled workforce is a key element for any development strategy that aims to base economic growth on innovation and knowledge. Moreover, national technical and vocational education and training systems must meet increasingly diverse demands from both the production sector and persons seeking decent work. By analyzing recent experiences in Latin America and Asia in relation to unemployment protection and TVET systems, as well as the challenges the countries of the two regions face as they develop these labour market institutions, this volume seeks to contribute to the debate on the formation of labour market institutions that foster sustainable development in a changing world of work. « less more »
Bernan Distribution / United Nations
Pages: 400Size: 6 1/8 x 9
978-92-1121923-4 • Paperback • March 2017 • $35.00 • (£23.95) - Currently out of stock. Copies will arrive soon.
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