Liz Atkins

Liz Atkins

Changing priorities? Positioning welfare vocationalism in a changing society

This paper draws on a recent empirical project to explore the positioning and possibilities for the predominantly female students pursuing programmes designated as ‘welfare vocationalism’ (Esmond and Atkins, 2020, 2022) as they navigate their transitions from school to work in a time of social and geo-political upheaval. In doing this, the…