Dual Labour Market Theory and the Organisation of Local Labour Markets

M.J. Maguire (University of Leicester)

International Journal of Social Economics

ISSN: 0306-8293

Publication date: 1 July 1984


In recent years a considerable amount of work has been done in Britain and America utilising dual labour market theory. In America, the ideas of Doeringer and Piore have been taken up by radical economists such as Edwards and Bluestone, while in Britain a group of Cambridge economists have also been seeking to develop the theory. These studies have all retained the basic duality incorporated in the theory by Doeringer and Piore. Moreover, the work of Barron and Norris, Bosanquet and Doeringer and Blackburn and Mann has provided some qualified empirical support to the notion of two separate labour markets.


Ashton, D. and Maguire, M. (1984), "Dual Labour Market Theory and the Organisation of Local Labour Markets", International Journal of Social Economics, Vol. 11 No. 7, pp. 106-120. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb013980

Download as .RIS




Copyright © 1984, MCB UP Limited

Please note you might not have access to this content

You may be able to access this content by login via Shibboleth, Open Athens or with your Emerald account.
If you would like to contact us about accessing this content, click the button and fill out the form.
To rent this content from Deepdyve, please click the button.