The urban labour market. / Gilbert, David; Southall, Humphrey.

The Cambridge Urban History of Britain. ed. / Martin Daunton. Vol. 3 Cambridge University Press, 2001. p. 593-628 (The Cambridge Urban History of Britain).

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The urban labour market. / Gilbert, David; Southall, Humphrey.

The Cambridge Urban History of Britain. ed. / Martin Daunton. Vol. 3 Cambridge University Press, 2001. p. 593-628 (The Cambridge Urban History of Britain).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Harvard

Gilbert, D & Southall, H 2001, The urban labour market. in M Daunton (ed.), The Cambridge Urban History of Britain. vol. 3, The Cambridge Urban History of Britain, Cambridge University Press, pp. 593-628. https://doi.org/10.1017/CHOL9780521417075.020

APA

Gilbert, D., & Southall, H. (2001). The urban labour market. In M. Daunton (Ed.), The Cambridge Urban History of Britain (Vol. 3, pp. 593-628). (The Cambridge Urban History of Britain). Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/CHOL9780521417075.020

Vancouver

Gilbert D, Southall H. The urban labour market. In Daunton M, editor, The Cambridge Urban History of Britain. Vol. 3. Cambridge University Press. 2001. p. 593-628. (The Cambridge Urban History of Britain). https://doi.org/10.1017/CHOL9780521417075.020

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Gilbert, David ; Southall, Humphrey. / The urban labour market. The Cambridge Urban History of Britain. editor / Martin Daunton. Vol. 3 Cambridge University Press, 2001. pp. 593-628 (The Cambridge Urban History of Britain).

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