Chapter 4. Welfare-to-Work in Local Context

  1. Peter Sunley,
  2. Ron Martin and
  3. Corinne Nativel

Published Online: 13 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470795873.ch4

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

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

How to Cite

Sunley, P., Martin, R. and Nativel, C. (2006) Welfare-to-Work in Local Context, in Putting Workfare in Place: Local Labour Markets and the New Deal, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470795873.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405107853

Online ISBN: 9780470795873

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Keywords:

  • welfare-to-work;
  • local context;
  • employability;
  • active labour policy;
  • transferable skills

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction:Employability and Local Context

  • Low Employability in Buoyant Labour Markets

  • New Deals in Big Cities: Job Search and High Volumes

  • Expectation Gaps and Job Quality

  • Workfare Recycling in Depressed Local Labour Markets

  • Moves to Inactivity

  • Conclusions