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Life After Mining: Hidden Unemployment and Changing Patterns of Economic Activity amongst Miners in England and Wales, 1981-1991
Official counts of unemployment in the coalfields have not reflected the large-scale losses of thousands of jobs from the mining industry in the 1980s and 1990s. Recent studies have suggested thatExpand
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Methodological Issues in Operationalising the Capability Approach in Empirical Research: an Example of Cross-Country Research on Youth Unemployment in the EU
This paper considers the experiences from nine in-depth case studies (undertaken as part of the “WorkAble” project) examining the transitions of (disadvantaged) young people: from compulsory schoolExpand
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Mining, migration and immobility: towards an understanding of the relationship between migration and occupation in the context of the UK mining industry
The large-scale decline of the UK mining industry in recent years has led to significant job losses, unemployment and inactivity throughout the coalfields. This paper aims to examine the role ofExpand
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Heritage Work: Re-Representing the Work Ethic in the Coalfields
This paper aims to discover how, with the decline and ending of the deep coal mining industry in many parts of the UK its legacy is being re-evaluated by those involved in various aspects of economicExpand
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Operationalisation of the Capability Approach
The holistic and multilayered structure offered by the Capability Approach makes this theoretical framework particularly suitable for conceptualising and contextualising complex socioeconomicExpand
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Coalfields and neighbouring cities : economic regeneration, labour markets and governance
A study of how far the regeneration of coalfield areas relies on their links with neighbouring cities. Through case studies in England, Scotland and Wales and analysis of labour market trends in theExpand
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Employers' Responses to Demographic Changes in Rural Labour Markets: The Case of Dumfries and Galloway
Employers in many rural areas are facing the problem of a declining workforce due to demographic changes in the population. These demographic changes are a result of a combination of populationExpand
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Educational Migration and Non-return in Northern Ireland (Summary)
Factors that influence graduate migration include employment opportunities, local ties to regions and knowledge of other regions. The Equality Commission for Northern Ireland (hereafter “theExpand
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The Role of Social Networks and Geographical Location in Labour Market Participation in the UK Coalfields
The demise of the coalmining industry has entailed an increased geographical separation of individuals from workplaces, highlighting the importance of understanding the spatial dimension of jobExpand
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