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Placing the discipline in vivid historical and contemporary context, The SAGE Handbook of Economic Geography is a timely, essential work for graduates, researchers and academics in economic geography.

Towards a Critical Economic Geography of Workfare
Towards a critical economic geography of workfare
Introduction

What is workfare (or ‘activation’ as it is commonly called in the Anglophone literature on continental European countries)? As Jamie Peck (2001) points out, it is a ‘vague umbrella term’ that refers to a broad array of ‘welfare-to-work policies, job ...

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