ERIC Number: ED341773
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
Unemployment, Education, and Training: Case Studies from North America and Europe.
Forrester, Keith, Ed.; Ward, Kevin, Ed.
This book contains 12 chapters, each of which is a case study or a commentary on the unemployment of the 1980s and early 1990s and on the programs devised to retrain workers. Titles and authors are as follows: "Understanding Unemployment: A Critical Overview of Labour Market Trends, Employment, and Unemployment: (John Hughes); "A Critical Overview: Education and Training Responses to Changes in the Labour Market and Unemployment" (Kevin Ward, Keith Forrester); "Unemployment and Education: Adjustment Strategies for Displaced Workers in the United States" (Jeanne Prial Gordus, Karen Yamakawa); "Dislocated Workers in Transition: Overcoming Resistance to Retraining and Continuing Education" (Lee Shore, Jerry Atkin); "Communication and Information System for the Unemployed: A Systems Approach to a Systems Problem" (Otto Feinstein); "The REPLAN Programme in England and Wales: A National Programme To Improve Educational Opportunities for Unemployed Adults" (Paul Fordham); "Open College Networks and Unwaged People" (David Browning); "Adult Education and Trade Union Centres against Unemployment" (Keith Forrester, Kevin Ward); "Community Business Development in Scotland: Its Relevance to Adult Education" (George Burt); "Recurrent Education and the Labour Market: Changing Conceptions within Swedish Post-Compulsory Education" (Kenneth Abrahamsson); "Youth Unemployment in West Europe: Alternating Training Systems as Responses to Youth Unemployment in Five Western European Countries" (Krista Michiels); and "Conclusion: Education and Training Policies--Future Challenges for Educational Institutions, Employers, and Trade Union Organisations" (Keith Forrester, Kevin Ward). (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Case Studies, Demonstration Programs, Developed Nations, Dislocated Workers, Educational Needs, Foreign Countries, Job Training, Labor Market, Labor Needs, Open Universities, Postsecondary Education, Program Effectiveness, Program Implementation, Public Policy, Retraining, Unemployment, Unions, Youth Employment
Caddo Gap Press, 915 L Street, Suite C-414, Sacramento, CA 95814 ($19.95).
Publication Type: Reports - Research
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Identifiers: Belgium; Europe (West); France; Netherlands; Sweden; United Kingdom; West Germany