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Project title Trajetórias de desemprego, vivências e percursos de vida dos jovens na ilha de São Miguel
Reference M1.1.C/C.S./017/2019/01
Funded by Direção Regional de Ciência e Tecnologia (DRCT)
Start date 01-07-2020
End date 31-12-2021
Total cost 25 000 €
Principal Researcher Licínio Manuel Vicente Tomás
Applicant CICS.NOVA
Partners Fundação Gaspar Frutuoso, Universidade dos Açores



The persistence of unemployment is a destabilizing factor in social life and a disruption of socio-identity relationships. In the peripheric regions of Europe the social dynamics of employment show a difficulty in articulating the school and the employment life phases, with evident effects on the individual paths of people. Focused on personal trajectories, this project analyses the forms of relationship that new generations have with employment and their productive integration on a regional scale, highlighting the harmful impacts of unemployment on personal trajectories and ways of micro-scale intervention.