Tackling Unemployment: The Legislative Dynamics of the Employment Act of 1946

Title

Tackling Unemployment: The Legislative Dynamics of the Employment Act of 1946

Year

2013

DOI

10.17848/9780880994545

Abstract

Wasem examines the impacts and implications of the Employment Act of 1946 and discusses how provisions of the Act might be useful for today's policymakers.

Files

Download 1.The Employment Act in Historical Perspective (132 KB)

Contents

  1. The Employment Act in Historical Perspective
  2. Federal Role in Employment Stimulation
  3. Press and Public Opinion Diverge
  4. Senate Passes Full Employment
  5. Opponents Take Aim in the House
  6. Socioeconomic and Political Forces
  7. The Employment Act of 1946

ISBN

9780880994538 (cloth) ; 9780880994521 (pbk.) ; 9780880994545 (ebook)

Subject Areas

UNEMPLOYMENT, DISABILITY, and INCOME SUPPORT PROGRAMS; WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT

Tackling Unemployment: The Legislative Dynamics of the Employment Act of 1946

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Wasem, Ruth Ellen. 2013. Tackling Unemployment: The Legislative Dynamics of the Employment Act of 1946. Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research. https://doi.org/10.17848/9780880994545