ERIC Number: ED164874
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Youth Unemployment: Solving the Problem.
Swanson, Gordon; And Others
This multi-authored book concentrates on how vocational education can help alleviate youth unemployment. G. Swanson reviews the role of vocational education in the nation's employment and training programs. He discusses education and training legislation, changes in legislative and program emphasis, and the national commitment to institution-based programs. R. Evans examines national youth employment legislation and its underlying issues and policies. R. Taggart and G. Wurzberg address themselves to opportunities for vocational education in youth employment and training programs. D. Robinson deals with special needs youth: minorities, handicapped, females, and dropouts. J. Rossbach illustrates effective strategies for implementing the federal youth legislation, emphasizing CETA and the Youth Employment and Demonstration Projects Act. L. D. Briggs examines components of exemplary training programs for youth. G. Venn describes successful patterns of serving youth through vocational education, emphasizing the need for educational change. Finally, L. Gess stresses the need for a national youth development policy, elaborating on the function of policy makers in stimulating youth employment. Several chapters have lists of suggested readings and addresses to write for further information. (CT)
Descriptors: Disabilities, Dropouts, Educational Change, Educational Programs, Employment Programs, Federal Legislation, Females, Job Training, Labor Force Development, Minority Groups, Policy Formation, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Unemployment, Vocational Education, Youth Employment, Youth Programs
American Vocational Association, 2020 North Fourteenth Street, Arlington, Virginia 22201 ($6.00; 10-19 copies, 10% off; 20-29copies; 15% off; 30-39 copies; 20% off; 40-49 copies, 25% off; 50+ copies, 30% off)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Vocational Association, Arlington, VA.
Identifiers: Comprehensive Employment and Training Act; Youth Employment Demonstration Projects Act