What is it about?

This book looks women’s employment from different angles, exploring the types of paid work women do, how it is paid and organised, and how it is affected by the structure of local labour markets and the different socio-economic structures which shape them. It explores female labour force participation in relation to the diversity of women themselves and in the different localities and cultural setting in which they live Se

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Why is it important?

The book synthesises the analysis and findings of a major study of female employment in England, the Gender and Employment in Local Labour Markets (GELLM) programme 2003-2006.

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This page is a summary of: Policy for a changeLocal labour market analysis and gender equality, November 2008, Policy Press, DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781847420541.001.0001.
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