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ERIC Number: ED400401
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Pages: 427
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-88099-171-2
ISSN: N/A
Of Heart and Mind. Social Policy Essays in Honor of Sar A. Levitan.
Mangum, Garth, Ed.; Mangum, Stephen, Ed.
This book contains 17 social policy essays on various topics related to labor and full employment policies in the United States. The following papers are included: "Introduction" (Stephen Mangum); "Secular Rabbi: The Life and Times of Sar A. Levitan" (Garth Mangum); "Young Workers, Young Families, and Child Poverty" (Andrew Sum, Clifford Johnson, Neal Fogg); "Ethnic Differences in School Departure: Does Youth Employment Promote or Undermine Educational Attainment?" (Marta Tienda, Avner Ahituv); "MDTA (Manpower Development and Training Act) and CETA (Comprehensive Employment and Training Act); "A Personal Revisit" (Eli Ginzberg); "Vocational Education Accountability in a 'Block-Grant-to-States' World: Historical Perspective" (David W. Stevens); "Employment Service Revisited" (Miriam Johnson); "Contingent Work and the Role of Labor Market Intermediaries" (Audrey Freedman); "Minimum Wage Policy and Research: What's a Person to Believe?" (Stephen E. Baldwin, Robert S. Goldfarb); "Public Sector Job Creation: A Review of Past Experience and Its Relevance to the Future" (William Grinker); "Achieving National Economic and Social Goals: The Counterproductive Role of Post-1965 Immigration Policy" (Vernon M. Briggs, Jr.); "The Baby and the Bath Water: Lessons from the Next Employment and Training Program" (Burt S. Barnow, Christopher T. King); "Toward Quality Programs for At-Risk Youth" (Susan P. Curnan, Alan Melchior, Alan Zuckerman); "Welfare Reform: Lessons from the JOBS (Job Opportunities and Basic Skills) Program" (Irene Lurie, Colletta Moser); "What Should Be Our Human Capital Investment Policy?" (James J. Heckman); "Employment and Unemployment Statistics Revisited" (Markley Roberts); and "The Prospects for Arbitration in the Nonunion Sector" (Trevor Bain). Concluding the book are a 489-item bibliography of works by Sar A. Levitan and a subject index. (MN)
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, 300 South Westnedge Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI 49007-4686 (paperback: ISBN-0-88099-171-2; cloth: ISBN-0-88099-172-0).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Upjohn (W.E.) Inst. for Employment Research, Kalamazoo, MI.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Comprehensive Employment and Training Act; Manpower Development and Training Act