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Trabajo y sociedad

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ARCIDIACONO, Pilar; PAUTASSI, Laura  y  ZIBECCHI, Carla. A comparative experience on classification of unemployed people and receptors of conditional income transfer programs. Trab. soc. [online]. 2010, n.14. ISSN 1514-6871.

In the last years, certain strategies to overcome the unemployment have been implemented in developed countries and in some countries of Latin America, based on the use of classification methodologies. Such methodologies divide the population in different groups according to their employability conditions and in terms of their relationship with the labor market. Among these strategies there is the "Worker Profiling and Reemployment Services System" which was created in developed countries in order to reduce the individuals dependence on the unemployment insurance. Also, in some Latin America countries a series of conditional income transfer programs have been enforced, which are disconnected from the active policies of employment. Therefore, in Argentina the classification between "employable" or "unemployable and vulnerable" was used to divide the receptors of the "Unemployed Head of Household Program" (Programa Jefas y Jefes de Hogar Desocupados). The article performs a case comparison between both classification methodologies focusing on the philosophy that supports these strategies and the consequences that emerge when subjects are classified on their employability conditions. For this reason, a review of the literature, based on domestic and international researches, and of the official information available about the different strategies was carried out. Finally, the article refers to the limits and scope of these measures and to the importance of reconsider some of their central aspects. Regardless the variety and the way they are implemented in different countries, the article reflects on the risk of establishing labor courses in an irreversible way.

Palabras clave : Policies against unemployment; Stigma; Employability; Classification methodologies; Labor market; Labor courses.

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