The Pit and the Pendulum

A Co-operative Future for Work in the Welsh Valleys

Author(s): Molly Scott Cato

Language: English

Genre(s): History Welsh Interest

Series: Politics and Society in Wales

  • March 2004 · 256pages · 224x156mm

  • ·Paperback - 9780708318690
  • · eBook - pdf - 9781423740919

About The Book

Presenting an introduction to the local economy of Rhondda-Cynon-Taff and an account of the history of the region’s inward investment development strategy, this title offers recommendations for future policy-making, suggesting that a new approach which empowers local people to work together to make the best of the economic opportunities they have.


'This book should be compulsory reading for all politicians and policy-makers. It is recommended reading for those of us who elect and pay them!' www .gwales.com 'This is an unusual and imaginative book...a useful social document, at times academic, at times polemic, always ideologically committed. It achieves the important task of allowing people's voices to be heard.'(Planet)

About the Author(s)

Molly Scott Cato

Molly Scott Cato is Lecturer in Social Economy at the Welsh Institute for Research into Co-operatives, Cardiff Metropolitan University. She is author of Seven Myths About Work (1996) and co-editor of Green Economics: Beyond Supply and Demand to Meeting People's Needs (1999).

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