publication . Other literature type . Article . 2017

NEETs in a rural region of Southern Europe: perceived self-efficacy, perceived barriers, educational expectations, and vocational expectations

Francisco Simões; Ana Meneses; Rui Luís; Rui Drumonde;
  • Published: 03 Apr 2017
  • Publisher: (:unav)
  • Country: Portugal
Abstract
WOS:000410841600001 (Nº de Acesso Web of Science) The aim of this research is to understand the influence of demographic and professional experience factors on the self-efficacy and perceived barriers of rural Portuguese youths not in employment, education or training (NEET), as well as on their educational and vocational expectations at age 35. These indicators are involved in the compromise mechanism of choice of the circumscription and compromise theory, a construct that describes the reason why certain vocational alternatives are progressively restricted among young adults. Most of the participants (n = 137) were female (62%) and their age ranged from 18 to ...
Subjects
free text keywords: NEET, Self-efficacy, Barriers, Expectations, Rural youth, :Ciências Sociais::Outras Ciências Sociais [Domínio/Área Científica], Sociology, Unemployment, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Perception, Portuguese, language.human_language, language, Social psychology, Young adult, Compromise, Vocational education
Funded by
FCT| UID/PSI/03125/2013
Project
UID/PSI/03125/2013
Center for Research and Social Intervention
  • Funder: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P. (FCT)
  • Project Code: 147229
  • Funding stream: 5876
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