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Reading List

Reading List

The items printed in bold are CORE texts for this module are in the reading pack or available from the University library. The other items are useful texts in their own right, reading them will help you to gain a fuller appreciation of the subject and perhaps be able to develop your arguments more fully. The external links section lists a number of internet sites which are highly relevant to this module

Brown, J.N. (2011) The complete guide to recruitment : a step-by-step approach to selecting, assessing and hiring the right people. London: Kogan Page

CIPD and Job Centre Plus/DWP (2012) Work Experience Placements that Work: A Guide for Employers, updated April 2012. London: CIPD

CIPD (2013) Employers are from Mars, Young People are from Venus: Addressing the young people/jobs mismatch. London: Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development

Curtis, S & Williams, J. (2002) ‘The Reluctant Workforce: undergraduates’ part-time employment.’ Education and Training, 44 (1): 5-10

Cushway, B. (2012) The employer's handbook 2012-13 [electronic resource] : an essential guide to employment law, personnel policies and procedures. London: Kogan Page

Davies L. 2000. 'Why kick the 'L' out of LEarning'? The development of students employability skills through part-time working'. Education and Training.Vol 42, Number 8, pages 436 - 444

Frigerio, G. (2011) Widening Participation, Employability and Work-Related Learning – What Works, paper presented at ASET Conference

Mann, A. (2012) Work Experience: impact and delivery – insights from the evidence. London: Education and Employers Task Force

McNeil, C. (ed) (2010) Now its Personal: The new landscape of welfare to work. London: IPPR

Mignot, P. (2001) 'Anti Oppressive Practice' in W.P. Gothard, P. Mignot, M. Offer, and M. Ruff Careers Guidance in Context, London, Sage

NASES 2006, The Guide for Student Employment (available from:

NASES/NUS (2013) Students Working While Studying London: NUS

Shaw, S. & Ogilvie, C. (2010) 'Making a virtue out of a necessity: part time work as a site for undergraduate work-based learning' Journal of European Industrial Training, 34 (8) 805-821

Stredwick, J. (2005) ‘An Introduction to Human Resource Management.’ Burlington, MA ; Oxford : Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann, 2005. 2nd ed.

Vesey, A (2012) Undergraduates' Work: Blessing or Curse, Phoenix (AGCAS magazine), January 2012.

Wood, R and Payne, T. 1998. Competency Based Recruitment and Selection. Chichester: John Wiley and Sons Ltd