The disposable work force : worker displacement and employment instability in America / Thomas S. Moore

Author(s): Moore, Thomas S., 1945-
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Subjects: Unemployment--United States
Displaced workers--United States
Full employment policies--United States
Work sharing--United States
Part-time employment--United States
United States--Economic conditions--1981-2001
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Aldine de Gruyter, 1996
Series: Social institutions and social change
LC Classification: H, HD
Table of Contents: Preface
Introduction: The Rise of Employment Insecurity
1. Anatomy of a Plant Closing 3
2. The Magnitude and Costs of Worker Displacement 17
3. Long-Term Joblessness and Labor Market Disadvantage 35
4. Productivity and Competitiveness 53
5. Slower Growth and Earnings Inequality 71
6. Worker Displacement and Contemporary Unemployment 87
7. The Case for Worker Training 103
8. Work Sharing and Job Security 123
References 135
Index 143
Notes: LCCN: 95021943
ISBN: 0202305198 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 0202305201 (pbk.)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description: xxi, 145 p. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 32746028
ISBN/ISSN: 0202305198
0202305201

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