Human Resources and Labor Markets: Labor and Manpower in the American Economy

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human resources and labor markets

labor and manpower in the american economy

SECOND EDITION

SAR A. LEVITAN George Washington University

GARTH L. MANGUM University of Utah

RAY MARSHALL University of Texas

Harper & Row, Publishers New York, Evanston, San Francisco, London

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Preface xix
  • 1: Human Resource Development in Perspective 1
  • One Labor Market Dynamics 7
  • 2: Work LIfe, Work Time, and Mobility 9
  • 3: Labor Force Participation and Unemployment 27
  • 4: Shifting Composition of Employment 52
  • 5: Women at Work 77
  • 6: Measurement and Forecasting 91
  • 7: Time Structure of Labor Markets 138
  • Two Preparation for Employment 141
  • 8: Education in Human Resource Development 143
  • 9: Time Role of Higher Education 170
  • Notes 197
  • 10: Apprenticeship and On-The-Job Training 200
  • Notes 217
  • 11: The Goals of Career Education 219
  • Three Remedial Manpower Programs 245
  • 12: The Emergence of Manpower Programs 247
  • 13: The Techniques of Public Manpower Planning1 271
  • 14: Time Role of the Public Employment Service 301
  • Notes 320
  • 15: Work and Welfare 321
  • 16: Lessons from Manpower Programs 343
  • Four Minority Income and Emplyment 363
  • 17: Economic Theory of Racial Discrimination1 365
  • Notes 383
  • 18: Black Employment and Income 385
  • Notes 405
  • 19: Americans of Spanish Origin 406
  • Notes 426
  • 20: The Isolated Indians 428
  • 21: Combating Discrimination in Employment 451
  • Five Labor Markets and Economic Policy 479
  • 22: Manpower and Economic Policies 481
  • 23: The Role of Unions and Collective Bargaining 501
  • 24: Industrialization and Rural Development 535
  • Notes 556
  • 25: Comparative Manpower Policies 557
  • Notes 584
  • Epilogue 585
  • 26: Issues for the Next Decade 587
  • Manpower Bibliography 599
  • Manpower Abcs 611
  • Indexes 615
  • Index 621
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