Policy makers have recently displayed considerable interest in Local Exchange Trading Schemes (LETS) as potential bridges into work for unemployed people. This report provides the first comprehensive evaluation of the effectiveness of these schemes.Bridges into work:is the first comprehensive evaluation of LETS;feeds into evidence-based policy making by identifying the ways in which LETS build bridges into work for unemployed people;advocates the recognition and valuing of work beyond 'employment';identifies the barriers to participation in LETS and how these can be overcome.
|Publisher:||Policy Press at the Univ of Bristol|
|Product dimensions:||8.27(w) x 11.81(h) x (d)|
About the Author
Colin C. Williams, School of Management, University of Sheffield, Theresa Aldridge, Department of Geography, University of Leicester, Roger Lee, Department of Geography, Queen Mary and Westfield College, Andrew Leyshon, School of Geography, University of Nottingham, Nigel Thrift, Life and Environmental Sciences Division, University of Oxford and Jane Tooke, Department of Geography, Queen Mary and Westfield College