Governing the skills agenda: insights from the Sheffield city-region

Jones, Martin and Etherington, David (2009) Governing the skills agenda: insights from the Sheffield city-region. Local Economy, 24 (1). pp. 68-79. ISSN 0269-0942 (doi:10.1080/02690940802645521)

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Skills are currently riding high on the political agenda and major changes are underway with respect to regulation and governance. We explore developments taking place in the Sheffield city-region, particularly the ‘skills strategy for Sheffield’and its governance. We suggest that city-regions reinforce, and have the potential to increase, rather than resolve, the uneven development of labour markets and interlinked socio-spatial inequalities.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Special edition: Full employment during a recession: can localism square the circle?
Research Areas: A. > Business School
Item ID: 4023
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Depositing User: Mrs Susan Engelbert
Date Deposited: 11 Feb 2010 08:37
Last Modified: 09 Apr 2019 16:08

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