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Imagined Independence. Institutional Conditions and Individual Opportunities in European Labour Markets


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Title: Imagined Independence. Institutional Conditions and Individual Opportunities in European Labour Markets
Authors: Wallinder, Ylva
E-mail: ylva.wallinder@gu.se
Issue Date: 6-Nov-2018
University: Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Institution: Department of Sociology and Work Science ; Institutionen för sociologi och arbetsvetenskap
Parts of work: Paper I Berglund, Tomas and Wallinder, Ylva (2015) Perceived employability in difficult economic times. The significance of education systems and labour market policies. European Societies 17(5): 674-699.
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Paper II Wallinder, Ylva (2018) Perceived employability among foreign-born employees. Before and During Crisis. Economic and Industrial Democracy. Advance online publication,
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Paper III Wallinder, Ylva (Forthcoming) Imagined Independence among Highly Skilled Swedish Labour Migrants. Sociologisk Forskning (Accepted for publication).

Paper IV Wallinder, Ylva (Submitted manuscript) ‘Otherness’ in the Workplace among Highly Skilled Labour Migrants. Swedes in Germany and the UK. (Revise and re-submit, Work, Employment and Society, 2018-10-08).
Date of Defence: 2018-11-30
Disputation: 30 november kl. 13:15, Sappören, Sprängkullsgatan 25
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Göteborg Studies in Sociology No 67
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Keywords: perceived employability
labour mobility
highly skilled migration
institutional context
labour market policies
im/mobility of capital
imagined independence
Abstract: The studies presented in this thesis examine perceived labour market opportunities and conditions for labour market mobility for European employees. The European labour market strategy has created an opportunity-oriented employability-logic that emphasises individual characteristics and individual responsibility for employment. Within this logic, individuals are active job seekers and should continuously develop their employability skills, a one-dimensional focus on employability. In contrast, t... more
ISBN: Print: 978-91-87876-22-6 Elektroniskt: 978-91-87876-23-3
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/57784
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