The American Labor Force: Its Growth and Changing Composition

By Gertrude Bancroft; Social Science Research Council (U.S.) | Go to book overview

A VOLUME IN THE CENSUS MONOGRAPH SERIES

THE AMERICAN
LABOR FORCE:
Its Growth
And Changing Composition

by GERTRUDE BANCROFT Bureau of the Census

for the SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH COUNCIL in cooperation with the U. S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE BUREAU OF THE CENSUS

JOHN WILEY & SONS, INC., NEW YORK CHAPMAN & HALL, LIMITED, LONDON

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Foreword v
  • Preface ix
  • Contents xiii
  • Chapter 1 Economic Activity of the Population 1
  • Chapter 2 Trends in the Labor Force, 1890-1955 24
  • Summary 38
  • Chapter 3 Changing Patterns of Labor Force Participation, 1940-1950 41
  • Conclusion 87
  • Chapter 4 Trends in the Part-Time Labor Force 88
  • Conclusion 106
  • Chapter 5 Family Employment Patterns 108
  • Conclusion 129
  • Chapter 6 Projections of the Labor Force to 1975 131
  • Bibliography 146
  • Appendix a Quality of Census Labor Force Data and Methods of Adjustment 151
  • Appendix B Technical Note on Projections 176
  • Appendix C Some Problems of Concepts and Measurement 183
  • Appendix D Selected Tables 201
  • Index 249
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