CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER 2: THE REALIST-CAPABILITY MODEL: BRINGING CRITICAL REALISM TO HUMAN CAPABILITY; CHAPTER 3: OPERATIONALISING THE REALIST-CAPABILITY MODEL; CHAPTER 4: THE MULTIPLE DIMENSIONS OF POVERTY; CHAPTER 5: WHY STUDENTS ENROL AT VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING COLLEGES; CHAPTER 6: A CAPABILITY LIST FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS; CHAPTER 7: STUDENT ACHIEVEMENTS AND INSTITUTIONAL ENABLEMENT; CHAPTER 8: CONCLUSION
Lesley Powell is the Research Chair: Youth Unemployment, Employability and Empowerment at the Nelson Mandela University, South Africa, and Honorary Assistant Professor: School of Education, University of Nottingham, UK. Simon McGrath is UNESCO Chair in International Education and Development at the University of Nottingham, UK, and Extraordinary Professor at the University of the Western Cape, South Africa.
"Skills for human development makes a valuable contribution to tertiary education theory and method. Policymakers would probably benefit from further analysis to consider the implications for their own practice, which offer many opportunities to readers to build on Powell and McGrath's work." - Gavin Moodie, Journal of Higher Education and Policy Management