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ERIC Number: ED160900
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Pages: 119
Abstractor: N/A
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)
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Library of Congress, Washington, DC. Congressional Research Service.
Identifiers: Public Law 88 246; United States
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