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Putting Workfare in Place. Local Labour Markets and the New Deal. Edition No. 1. RGS-IBG Book Series

  • ID: 2383027
  • Book
  • December 2005
  • 256 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
This book is the first comprehensive and authoritative analysis of the New Deal and examines how far the programme has succeeded in responding to the diversity of conditions in local labour markets across the UK.
- Argues that profound differences in local labour market conditions have exerted a telling influence on the New Deal’s achievements
- Includes extensive new research data on the current conditions of local labour markets in the UK and local impacts of the New Deal
- Illustrated by a large series of original maps and figures.
- Based on numerous interviews with local and regional policy actors.
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Series Editors' Preface.


List of Tables.

List of Figures.

1 Locating the New Deal.

2 The Geographies of Worklessness.

3 Local Disparities in the Performance of Welfare-to-Work.

4 Welfare-to-Work in Local Context.

5 A Geography of Mismatch? Employers, Jobs and Training.

6 Localising Welfare-to-Work?

7 Conclusions.




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Peter Sunley University of Southampton.

Ron Martin University of Cambridge, England, UK.

Corinne Nativel University of Glasgow.
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