Putting Workfare in Place: Local Labour Markets and the New Deal

Putting Workfare in Place: Local Labour Markets and the New Deal

Author(s): Peter Sunley, Ron Martin, Corinne Nativel

Published Online: 13 MAY 2008

Print ISBN: 9781405107853

Online ISBN: 9780470795873

DOI: 10.1002/9780470795873

About this Book

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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