Social inclusion and collective skill formation systems: policy and politics

Niccolo Durazzi, Leonard Geyer
2021 Journal of European Social Policy  
This thematic review essay focuses on the relationship between social inclusion and collective skill formation systems. It briefly surveys foundational literature in comparative political economy and comparative social policy that documented and explained the traditionally socially inclusive nature of these systems. It reviews how the literature conceptualized the current challenges faced by collective skill formation systems in upholding their inclusive nature in the context of the transition
more » ... o post-industrial societies. It then discusses in detail a recent strand of literature that investigates the policy responses that have been deployed across countries to deal with these challenges. It concludes by providing heuristics that may be useful for researchers who seek to advance the study of the policy and politics of social inclusion in collective skill formation systems.
doi:10.1177/09589287211035699 fatcat:ykehrj2iene3hpuv4r44rqv7bq