ERIC Number: ED160900
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Should the Federal Government Implement a Program Which Guarantees Employment Opportunities for All U.S. Citizens in the Labor Force? Inter-Collegiate Debate Topic, 1978-1979, Pursuant to Public Law 88-246.
Roth, Dennis M.
This is a compilation of selected articles and a bibliography on the 1978-79 intercollegiate debate proposition: Resolved, that the Federal Government should implement a program which guarantees employment opportunities for all U.S. citizens in the labor force. The introduction briefly reviews the United States post-World War II history of employment policy and legislation. Ten articles provide a wide range of views. The articles are as follow: "The Goal of Genuine Full Employment," by Helen Ginsburg; "Can Government Guarantee Full Employment?" by Emerson P. Schmidt; "Why We Have No Full Employment Policy," by James K. Galbraith; "Securing Total Employment: The Role of Government," by James O'Toole; "Against a Federal Guaranteed Employment Program," by Dave M. O'Neill;"Controversy over the Humphrey-Hawkins Proposals to Control Unemployment: Con," by Michael Markowitz; "High Employment and Income Maintenance Policy," by the United States Chamber of Commerce; "Fighting Poverty with Jobs: Public and Private Payroll Weapons," by James L. Freund; "JOIN: a Jobs and Income Program for American Families," by Robert I. Lerman; and "Employment Guarantees Should Replace the Welfare System," by Arnold H. Packer. Finally, there are sections containing a selected bibliography and a resource guide to the following topic: the Federal Government's role in guaranteeing full employment opportunities. (CSS)
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Debate, Economic Factors, Employment, Employment Opportunities, Employment Practices, Federal Government, Federal Legislation, Government Role, Job Development, Labor Force, Labor Utilization, Program Development, Public Policy, Social Problems, Unemployment, Welfare
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Library of Congress, Washington, DC. Congressional Research Service.
Identifiers: Public Law 88 246; United States
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