1.2 Key ideas

  1. Labour market disadvantage can be manifested in a number of differences between the labour market experiences of different groups: differences of pay, of likelihood of unemployment, and differences due to occupational segregation.

  2. Labour market disadvantage and discrimination are not the same thing. Discrimination refers only to those differences between groups of workers that do not correspond to objective characteristics that affect the p
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Introduction

This unit will give you a stimulating and insightful account of the ways in which economists have tried to understand what labour market discrimination is and what its sources are. Notice the reference to the ‘ways [plural] … economists have tried to understand’. The most basic message of this unit is that economics is not a subject in which there is one single correct answer.

This unit will also assist you in developing your ability to use and evaluate economic theory,
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Les Objectifs du Millénaire pour le Développement (OMD)

• établissent des buts visant à mesurer les progrès réalisés dans le développement humain.
• 2 des 8 OMD sont directement liés à l’amélioration des soins dispensés aux adolescentes enceintes.
• Obj 4:réduction de la mortalité i
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• Où ont lieu ces naissances précoces ?
• Quelles sont les tendances ?
• Quels sont les facteurs ?
Remarque : en comptant les IVG, le bilan des grossesses mondiales serait :
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• mais ces estimations sont incertaines<
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1.9 Conclusion

If we try to recapitulate what we have done in this unit two main areas need to be considered: is there likely to be a European identity in the near future? and how important are national sentiments going to be?

While it could be said that by the end of the twentieth century the EU had become a reasonably integrated economic space politically, and especially at the cultural level, progress was limited. But even at the economic level, areas like labour mobility were still very low in the
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1.4.3 Summary

  • The process toward European unification was initiated by top political elites in France, Italy, Germany and the Benelux countries after the Second World War.

  • New collective actors are progressively being engaged in European affairs, among them the Labour movement, regional movements and new social movements such as the environmentalism of groups like Greenpeace and Friends of the Earth.

  • European elites, although engaged in a con
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1.4.2 Unification and the EU

With the development of the EU an arena for collective action has appeared. But, as we shall see in SubSection 1.4.3, it is rather limited and it cannot be compared to the public sphere of the member states. Although collective actors have reacted to the emergence of new European-based institutions, due to internal constraints not all are in the same position to make the best of the EU opportunities. According to Marks and McAdam (
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1.4.1 Historical background

European unification was begun by the social democratic and Christian democratic leaders of the Western European states who had fought each other during the Second World War. The idea was to create a community of states that would guarantee peace and prosperity. The process turned out to be long and arduous, particularly after the federalist failures of the Congress of the Hague (1949) and the European Defence Community (1953). The main emphasis was on economic co-operation, and the project w
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References

Department for Education and Skills (DfES) (2003a) Every Child Matters: Next Steps, London, DfES.
Department for Education and Skills (DfES) (2003b) Together from the Start: Practical Guidance for Professionals Working with Disabled Children, London, DfES.
Jeffs, T. and Smith, M. K. (1999) Informal Education, 2nd edn, Nottingham, Education Now.

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Amnesty International (1999) Child Soldiers: one of the worst abuses of child labour, London, Amnesty International (AI Index IOR 42/01/99).
Bandura, A. (1977) Social Learning Theory, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, Prentice-Hall.
BBC Online (2001) Paramilitary-style attacks double, http://www.news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/uk/northern_ireland/newsid_1 503000/1503496.h
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