ERIC Number: ED101888
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Essays on the Public Employment Program in Rural Areas. Center for Rural Manpower and Public Affairs Special Paper No. 17.
Johnson, Deborah, Ed.; Moser, Collette, Ed.
These eight essays on the Public Employment Program (PEP) were written by members of the Rural Manpower Policy Research Consortium. Essays are titled as follows: (1) "Public Service Employment and Manpower Policies in Rural Areas: Limitations of the Emergency Employment Act--EEA" (argument for integration of PEP with manpower, educational, and regional development policies); (2) "PEP: Special Problems of Rural Areas" (criticism of PEP's suitability to rural areas with a program proposal); (3) "Expansion of Needed Public Services in Rural Areas through Assistance from the EEA" (argument for integrated manpower programs and criticism of PEP): (4) "Public Employment in Rural Areas with Special Reference to the South" (contrast of EEA and Operation Mainstream); (5) "PEP Needs in the Rural South" (discussion of poverty, implicit and explicit barriers to public employment and analyzation of employment needs); (6) "EEA--Some Basic Policy Questions with Special Reference to American Indian Reservations" (4 policy considerations); (7) "Experience of the EEA in Balance-of-State Michigan: Some Implications for Revenue Sharing in Rural Areas" (comparison of EEA and revenue sharing programs); (8) "A Comparative Study of Public Service Employment in Rural California: A Proposal" (research proposal on PEP in balance-of-state California towns). (Author)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Manpower Administration (DOL), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Michigan State Univ., East Lansing. Center for Rural Manpower and Public Affairs.