- 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.
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?
Ron Martin University of Cambridge, England, UK.
Corinne Nativel University of Glasgow.