ERIC Number: ED378319
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
American Poverty: The Role of Education, Training and Employment Strategies in the New Anti-Poverty Struggle.
Evaluation Forum, n10 Sum 1994
This document, which is directed toward employment and training professionals analyzing/researching policies and issues in education, occupational training, work and welfare, and economic development, contains feature articles, commentary, interviews, and other information on the role of education, training, and employment strategies in reducing poverty in the United States. The following feature articles are included: "The Poor in America,""A Perspective on Poverty: Christopher Jencks,""Reducing Poverty: General Approaches,""Inner-City Ghetto Poverty: A Re-Examination,""Contemporary Work/Welfare Strategies: The First Generation,""Second Generation Work/Welfare Strategies,""Another Look at Work/Welfare Programs,""What Are We Learning about Homelessness?""The Homeless and JTPA Job Training Partnership Act," and "The Department of Labor's Study of Homelessness." Also included are the following: commentary by Secretary of Labor Robert Reich; interviews with Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan and David Ellwood; review of a book on the evolution of European welfare states; analyses/reviews of Washington State's Family Independence Program, state welfare reform efforts within the JOBS [Job Opportunities and Basic Skills] framework, and current welfare positions; extensive table detailing research on work force issues sponsored by the U.S. Congress and 6 federal departments/agencies; index to information on federal research; and bibliography listing 133 books, articles, and working papers on poverty issues. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Change Strategies, Demography, Economic Research, Economically Disadvantaged, Education Work Relationship, Educational Change, Educational Needs, Educational Research, Federal Programs, Homeless People, Information Sources, Job Training, Outcomes of Education, Policy Formation, Poverty, Poverty Programs, Program Effectiveness, Public Policy, Research Reports, Resource Materials, Role of Education, State Programs, Vocational Education, Welfare Recipients, Welfare Reform, Welfare Services, Youth Programs
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Employment and Training Administration (DOL), Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Job Training Partnership Act 1982