"Intervention"

Title"Intervention"
Year for Search2005
AuthorsNicoll, Ruaridh (b. 1969)
Secondary AuthorsHassan, Gerry, Gibb, Eddie, and Howland, Lydia
Secondary TitleScotland 2020: Hopeful Stories for a Northern Nation
Pagination72-77
Date Published2005
PublisherDemos
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsMale author, Scottish author
Annotation

The story is concerned with changing the mindset of people on disability who have been encouraged to consider themselves sick to reduce the number counted as unemployed. Scotland as developed a program to identify those who can work, the majority, and reintegrate them into the productive economy, even if not in their old jobs. 

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Author Note

(b. 1969)

Full Text

2005 Nicoll, Ruaridh (b. 1969). “Intervention.” Scotland 2020: Hopeful Stories for a Northern Nation. Ed. Gerry Hassan, Eddie Gibb, and Lydia Howland (London: Demos, 2005), 72-77. O, PSt

The story is concerned with changing the mindset of people on disability who have been encouraged to consider themselves sick to reduce the number counted as unemployed. Scotland as developed a program to identify those who can work, the majority, and reintegrate them into the productive economy, even if not in their old jobs. The Scottish author is a journalist.