Remaking the relations of work and welfare
Remaking the relations of work and welfare

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Remaking the relations of work and welfare


This free course is an adapted extract from the course DD305 Personal lives and social policy, which is currently out of presentation.

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The following material is contained in: Work, Personal Lives and Social Policy (ed. Gerry Mooney) 2004, published in association with The Policy Press © The Open University, 2004. This publication forms part of the Open University course DD305 Personal Lives and Social Policy.

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Figure 1 © The Flint Journal. All rights reserved. Reproduced by permission. Photo by Steve Jessmore;

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Figure 4 Sunley, P. et al. (2001) ‘Mapping the New Deal: local disparities in the performance of welfare-to-work’, Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, vol. 26, no. 4, Blackwell Publishing Ltd.;

Figure 5 © Hulton Archive;

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Figure 8 © The Flint Journal. All rights reserved. Reproduced with permission. Photo by Steve Jessmore;

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