A major programme of statistical analysis, reported in a series of Gender Profiles, six new Local Research Studies (each producing a series of local reports and a synthesis report), and an extensive programme of dissemination and gender mainstreaming activities (2006- 2009)

Sue Yeandle, Director of CIRCLE, speaking on ‘Gender and Employment in Local Labour Markets

The Gender and Employment in Local Labour Markets research programme, directed by Sue Yeandle and based in Sheffield Hallam University’s Centre for Social Inclusion, was co-funded through a major European Social Fund award and in collaboration with twelve English Local Authorities, the Equal Opportunities Commission, and the TUC.

The programme comprised a major programme of statistical analysis, reported in a series of Gender Profiles, six new Local Research Studies (each producing a series of local reports and a synthesis report), and an extensive programme of dissemination and gender mainstreaming activities.

All reports produced during the lifetime of the project are available electronically and a new book based on the programme, Policy for A CHANGE: local labour markets and gender equality(2009) edited by Sue Yeandle, is available from the Policy Press, Bristol.

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Project Publications

Sue Yeandle directed and devised the Gender and Employment in Local Labour Marketsresearch programme, co-funded through a major European Social Fund award. Based at Sheffield Hallam University, the programme was developed in partnership with the Equal Opportunities Commission, the TUC and twelve English local authorities between 2003 and 2006.

Lisa Buckner led the GELLM statistical work, and Cinnamon Bennett led a GELLM study that focused upon women’s careers in local authorities. Christopher Price provided research support on a variety of GELLM projects.

The programme included the following reports

Principal Investigator

Professor Sue Yeandle

Research Team

Lisa Buckner

Cinnamon Bennett

Christopher Price

Funding

European Social fund and twelve co-funding partners

Addressing Women’s Poverty

Connecting Women with the Labour Market

Ethnic Minority Women and Access to the Labour Market

Working Below Potential: Women and Part-time work

Women’s Career Development

Local Challenges in Meeting Demand for Domiciliary Care

Local Challenges in Meeting Demand for Domiciliary Care in-

Birmingham PDF

Newcastle PDF

Sandwell PDF

Somerset PDF

Thurrock PDF

West Sussex PDF

Gender Profiling of Twelve Local Labour Markets

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