ERIC Number: ED023866
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Reference Count: 0
The City and the World of Work: A Critical Examination of Life in Los Angeles and Urban America in the Mid-Sixties. Proceedings of the Annual Research Conference (9th, Los Angeles, March 14-15, 1966).
California Univ., Los Angeles. Inst. of Industrial Relations.
Conference papers examining recent trends affecting the development of urban life in America are presented. "How People Look at Cities Where They Live and Work," by Anselm L. Strauss, presents sample work and life styles and their effects on perceptions of cities. "Los Angeles as a Changing Community," by Fred E. Chase, discusses problems and characteristics of Los Angeles. "Los Angeles: the Enigma, the Paradox, the Challenge," by Peter A. Orleans, compares the social, spatial, and time orientations of Los Angeleans, and the characteristics of their city to other city dwellers and other cities. "Los Angeles and Watts: A Conflict in Work Values," by Stanley C. Plog, presents two illustrative case studies of socially deprived job applicants and six tips to employers of such persons. "The Use of Visual Cues in Understanding Communities and Formal Organizations," by William B. Wolf, presents a framework for use in utilizing visual cues such as pictures, signs, and objects in obtaining a better understanding of the impact of cities on individuals. (EM)
Descriptors: Conference Reports, Disadvantaged, Employment, Job Applicants, Perception, Social Values, Urban Areas, Urban Environment, Urban Problems, Visual Environment
Institute of Industrial Relations, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90024 ($1.00).
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California Univ., Los Angeles. Inst. of Industrial Relations.
Identifiers: California; California (Los Angeles); Institute of Industrial Relations Res Conf 1967