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ERIC Number: ED020384
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965
Pages: 474
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HISTORY OF EMPLOYMENT AND MANPOWER POLICY IN THE UNITED STATES. PARTS I AND II, DEPRESSION EXPERIENCE, PROPOSALS, AND PROGRAMS. SELECTED READINGS IN EMPLOYMENT AND MANPOWER, VOLUME 5.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.
THE SELECTED READINGS WERE COMPILED TO PROVIDE SUBCOMMITTEE MEMBERS WITH A BROAD BACKGROUND OF DEVELOPMENTS LEADING TO THE EMPLOYMENT ACT OF 1946 AND WITH APPRAISALS OF ITS ADEQUACY AND EFFECTIVENESS. MATERIAL IN THIS VOLUME SPANS THE LATE 1920'S AND THE GREAT DEPRESSION. PARTS III AND IV (VT 004 820) CONTINUE THE HISTORICAL BACKGROUND AND REVIEW. REPRESENTATIVE SELECTIONS OF PART I, WHICH DEALS WITH THE CRASH AND DEPRESSION, ARE--(1) "RECENT EMPLOYMENT MOVEMENTS" BY S.H. SLICHTER, (2) "BLACK DEPRESSION" BY F.L. ALLEN, (3) "BUSINESS LOOKS AT UNEMPLOYMENT" BY J.H. BARNES, (4) "CAUSES OF WORLD DEPRESSION" BY J.M. KEYNES, AND (5) "JOB HUNTERS" BY E.W. BAKKE. REPRESENTATIVE SELECTIONS FROM PART II, WHICH DEALS WITH DEPRESSION PROGRAMS AND PROPOSALS, ARE--(1) "FROM 1921 FORWARD" BY E.E. HUNT, (2) "THE SENATE TAKES STOCK" BY J. COUYENS, (3) STATEMENT BY PRESIDENT HERBERT HOOVER, MARCH 7, 1930, (4) "A 5-YEAR PLAN FOR AMERICA" BY C.A. BEARD, (5) "THE CASE FOR FEDERAL RELIEF" BY G. PINCHOT, (6) "UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE, AN AMERICAN PLAN TO PROTECT WORKERS AND AVOID THE DOLE" BY F. PERKINS, (7) "UNEMPLOYMENT AND RECOVERY" BY E.E. WILE, (8) "SAFEGUARDS AGAINST DEPRESSION--AN ANALYSIS OF DEPRESSION CURES" BY S.H. SLICHTER, (9) "UNEMPLOYMENT IN THE UNITED STATES, 1930-40" BY P. WEBBINK, AND (10) "THE SICK WORLD OF JOHN MAYNARD KEYNES" BY R.L. HEILBRONER. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE AS Y4L11/2--EM7/7/V.5 FOR $1.25 FROM SUPERINTENDENT OF DOCUMENTS, U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE, WASHINGTON, D.C. 20402. (MM)
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Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.
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