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Poverty StreetThe dynamics of neighbourhood decline and renewal$
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Ruth Lupton

Print publication date: 2003

Print ISBN-13: 9781861345356

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781861345356.001.0001

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Drivers of change: population, housing and the economy

Drivers of change: population, housing and the economy

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(p.174) (p.175) Ten Drivers of change: population, housing and the economy
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Poverty Street
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Ruth Lupton

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Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781861345356.003.0011

This chapter shows the continuing trends in the economy, population movements, and housing markets. The growing population meant that Middle Row came under none of the pressures that were evident in Overtown. The interviews with employment advisers, economic-development staff, and labour-market analysts suggest genuine labour-market improvement. Britain's economic geography was changing. The number of jobs was growing, but their distribution did not replicate the jobs map of the industrial economy. Some industrial areas outside cities were benefiting from job growth in call centres, warehousing, and distribution, although manufacturing was still in decline. It was evident that Britain was developing a new economic geography which would not replicate the jobs map of the past.

Keywords:   economic geography, population movements, housing markets, Middle Row, Overtown, labour market

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