ISBN-10:
0761909141
ISBN-13:
9780761909149
Pub. Date:
04/09/1998
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Jobs and Economic Development: Strategies and Practice / Edition 1

Jobs and Economic Development: Strategies and Practice / Edition 1

by Robert Giloth, Norman Rice

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ISBN-13: 9780761909149
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 04/09/1998
Series: Economic Development Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 280
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: BACKGROUND
Forward - Norman B Rice
Jobs - The Real Goal
Jobs and Economic Development - Robert P Giloth
Labor Market Restructuring and Workforce Development - Bennett Harrison and Marcus Weiss
The Changing Dynamics of Earnings, Job Security, and Training Opportunities in the United States
Why Local Economic Development and Employment Training Fail for Low-Income Communities - Elizabeth J Mueller and Alex Schwartz
Networks, Sectors and Workforce Learning - Laura Dresser and Joel Rogers
PART TWO: TECHNIQUES
Regional Economic Analysis To Support Job Development Strategies - Brian Bosworth
Labor Market Profiling - Peggy Clark and Amy J Kays
Case Studies of Information-Gathering Techniques for Employment Projects
PART THREE: EXAMPLES
Start-Ups and Replication - Steven L Dawson
Ready for Work - Lorenzo D Harrison
The Story of STRIVE
New Careers Revisited - Janice M Nittoli and Robert P Giloth
Paraprofessional Job Creation for Low-Income Communities
PART FOUR: ISSUES
Community Analysis and Organizing for Jobs - Thomas R Dewar
The Politics of Jobs in Maine - Pierre Clavel and Karen Westmont
Changing the Constraints - Brenda A Lautsch and Paul Osterman
A Successful Employment Training Strategy
Prospects for Job-Centered Economic Development - Robert P Giloth

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