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Beyond the workfare stateLabour markets, equalities and human rights$
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Mick Carpenter, Belinda Freda, and Stuart Speeden

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9781861348739

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781861348739.001.0001

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Between work and tradition: minority ethnic women in North West England

Between work and tradition: minority ethnic women in North West England

(p.43) Four Between work and tradition: minority ethnic women in North West England
Beyond the workfare state

Stuart Speeden

Policy Press

This chapter determines how voluntary and community organisations facilitate access to the labour market for minority ethnic women at high risk of exclusion. Its central is the relationship between minority ethnic women and employment in North West England. The analysis is based on several case studies, which were constructed from interviews with project staff across a number of community projects in West Yorkshire and North West England. Some of the ‘promising practices’ that have become evident are outlined in the chapter as well.

Keywords:   minority ethnic women, North West England, promising practices, exclusion, voluntary organisations, community organisations, project staff, community projects

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