Tackling Social Exclusion: What Difference can City Regions Make?

12th January 2009.

Inspired by recent interest in city regions and the continued and renewed government focus on social exclusion the research assess how elements of social exclusion could be addressed by city regions. In particular, the research proposes seven general benefits and seven specific policy areas in which city regions could, and should, contribute to addressing social exclusion and benefit the everyday lives of real people.