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Author Raco, Mike
Title Building sustainable communities : Spatial policy and labour mobility in post-war Britain
Imprint Bristol : Policy Press, 2007
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (281 pages)
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Note Intro -- BUILDING SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES -- Contents -- List of tables, figures and boxes -- Acknowledgements -- Changing times, changing places -- Part One: Conceptualising spatial policy -- Conceptualising sustainable communities -- Part Two: Post-war spatial policy, 1945-79 -- Reconstruction, regional policy, and labour market-building -- Building balanced labour markets in the post-war New Towns -- Economic modernisation and post-war emigration and immigration -- Part Three: Post-war spatial policy, 1979-2006 -- The reconstruction of regional policy and the remaking of the competitive region -- Sustainable community-building under New Labour -- Managed migration and sustainable communities -- Spatial policy, sustainable communities, and labour market-building -- References -- Index
This book uses historical and contemporary materials to document the ways in which policy-makers, in different eras, have sought to use state powers and regulations to create better, more balanced, and sustainable communities and citizens.
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Raco, Mike Building sustainable communities : Spatial policy and labour mobility in post-war Britain Bristol : Policy Press,c2007 9781861347442
Subject Sociology, Urban -- Great Britain.;Labor market -- Great Britain -- Regional disparities.;Manpower policy -- Great Britain.;Sustainable development -- Great Britain.;Great Britain -- Social policy
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