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Besley, Tina A. C. – Policy Futures in Education, 2010
This article poses the question: How do understandings of governmentality play out in discourses of youth? In the twenty-first-century neoliberal contexts of consumer capitalist societies, discourses of youth need now to move beyond the valuable earlier understandings based on psychological and cultural/subcultural studies to harness Foucault's…
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Adolescents, Youth, Discipline
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Blau, David M.; Goodstein, Ryan M. – Journal of Human Resources, 2010
After a long decline, the Labor Force Participation Rate (LFPR) of older men in the United States leveled off in the 1980s, and began to increase in the late 1990s. We examine how changes in Social Security rules affected these trends. We attribute only a small portion of the decline from the 1960s-80s to the increasing generosity of Social…
Descriptors: Labor Force Nonparticipants, Retirement, Educational Attainment, Employment Patterns
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Murphy, Carole H. – Academe, 2009
About 25 percent of faculty working in the United States will reportedly consider retiring in the next five to seven years. As one of this 25 percent, the author has been researching what she needs to know to retire. What she found initially was a lot of misinformation. To complicate matters, the world has changed over the past year, causing those…
Descriptors: Financial Services, Retirement, Economic Climate, Human Resources
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Jefson, Cristy A. – Journal of School Health, 2007
Identity theft is the fastest growing white-collar crime in America, increasing 40% annually. Identity theft occurs when personal-identifying information, such as a social security number, date of birth, or address, is used to commit fraud. From January 1, 2005, to December 31, 2005, 255,565 people in the United States were victims of identity…
Descriptors: Identification, Antisocial Behavior, Crime, Health Education
Battaglia, Carol – Exceptional Parent, 2007
Supplemental Security Income and Medicaid are both "need-based" federal programs intended to benefit certain categories of individuals who are legal residents of the United States--primarily those 65 or older, those who are blind or those with disabilities--who have minimal income and financial resources. However, an individual's…
Descriptors: Federal Programs, Eligibility, Financial Support, Self Disclosure (Individuals)
Bracey, Gerald W. – Phi Delta Kappan, 2005
There are only three South Korean universities that count in Koreans' eyes and they enroll 15,000 students, chosen from 873,000 applicants (1.7%), based on the results of a national exam. The night before the national exam, many mothers pray all night in temple. (They also prayed the previous 99 nights, but not so long.) The country comes to a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Evaluation, Educational Change, National Standards
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Marsh, Jeanne C. – Social Work, 2005
Social workers understand that assessing the implications of a policy for individual citizens like Veronica, a 51 year-old African American woman whose retirement will be jeopardized by President Bush's plan for social security, is often a good yardstick by which to measure the impact of a change. Moreover, social workers understand that policy…
Descriptors: Retirement Benefits, Public Policy, Social Work, Policy Analysis
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Staller, Karen M. – Journal of Teaching in Social Work, 2004
CSWE mandates the study of social welfare policy, its history, and its evaluation; thus, assignments that require students to select policy for study are common. Educators provide frameworks for analysis but may not address the prerequisite step of locating policy for study, so students flounder in government documents without the tools to…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Classification, Welfare Services, Social Work
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Soper, Barlow; Von Bergen, C. W.; Mawer, William T.; Von Bergen, Alison N.; Rosenthal, Gary T. – Journal of Employment Counseling, 2004
U.S. society is becoming increasingly litigious. Nowhere is this more evident than in the employment process, where preemployment agreements for job applicants are becoming more common. Preemployment agreements require applicants to accept certain terms or provisions before they are offered a position. In this article, the authors describe types…
Descriptors: Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Counselors, Legal Problems, Insurance