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Putting workfare in place

Local labour markets and the new deal

Peter Sunley, Ron Martin og Corinne Nativel

Blackwell 2005 256 s. ISBN 1405107847
Bogomtale fra forlaget.

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.

Contents
Series Editors’ Preface
Preface
List of Figure
List of Tables
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
Index