This paper was commissioned as part of JRF's programme on Globalisation, which explores and promotes awareness of the impacts of globalisation on the UK and focuses on communities and people in poverty. This paper:
- explores the relationship between globalisation and the processes and patterns that determine the quality of life of communities in the UK;
- discusses how globalisation affects the labour market; and
- examines how governments and policy-makers should respond to the impacts of globalisation on poverty and inequality.