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Wirtz, Willard 1912-2010

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Works: 132 works in 181 publications in 2 languages and 2,168 library holdings
Genres: Examinations  Biography  Trials, litigation, etc 
Roles: Author, Speaker, Editor
Classifications: LC1085, 370.113
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The boundless resource : a prospectus for an education-work policy by Willard Wirtz( Book )

13 editions published between 1975 and 1978 in English and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Representing a group effort by the author and the National Manpower Institute, the prospectus focuses on ways to improve the integration of the traditionally separate world of work and education--ways to break up the "time traps" of education for youth, and work for adults. It especially speaks for the 16-19 year old population, working women, workers needing training or retraining, minority group members, and people over 60. Part 1, Youth, discusses the 20 percent youth unemployment rate, the mismatch of competency development and available jobs, and the necessity of "infusing" liberal arts and vocational education. Part 2, The Career Years, explores work in light of improving the quality of life, not merely expanding the Gross National Product, and perceives the imminence of the revolution against the injustices toward older people. Part 3, The Prospect, grapples with the economic and political questions involved in instituting education-work policy. Some features of the proposed change strategy include: establishment of Community Education-Work Councils and a Work Institute, an Occupational Outlook and Career Information reporting system of national/local information, increased career counseling, youth community work/service programs, unemployment insurance law revision, and elimination of age structures on public education. (Ea)
Labor and the public interest by Willard Wirtz( Book )

19 editions published between 1963 and 1967 in English and Spanish and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of recent statements by the Secretary of Labor
On further examination : report of the Advisory Panel on the Scholastic Aptitude Test Score Decline by College Entrance Examination Board( Book )

3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What shall we do about declining test scores? by Willard Wirtz( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Measuring the quality of education : a report on assessing educational progress by Willard Wirtz( Book )

3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since 1969 National Assessment of Educational Progress (naep) reports on the scholastic achievements of the nation's elementary and secondary level students have been appearing frequently. The reactions to these reports are a perplexing mix of acclaim and criticism, of expressed respect but apparently slight regard. This study assesses naep and considers the anomaly of the gap between its reputed quality among experts and relatively slight public notice and influence. The analysis of naep and the report's recommendations have been put in the context of the concept of definable and measureable, and also "higher," educational standards. The study reflects, too, the growing realization throughout not only the educational profession but the country at large that these standards must be used carefully. The controlling questions that guided the study were whether the essential features of naep have importance in the development of higher educational standards and how, if they do, traditional naep practices should be re-shaped to serve these purposes. Consideration of specific issues customarily raised about naep's design, program and procedures is deferred until the issue of its sufficient reason for being, in a standards oriented system, is faced and answered. (Author/GK)
A critical look at the measuring of work by Willard Wirtz( Book )

3 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The purposes of work measurements are to provide an economic indicator for developing counter cyclical fiscal and monetary policy, and to facilitate the development and implementation of more full employment measures. This report presents five part recommendations or guidelines that would improve the use of labor statistics as a vital tool for economic prediction. (Author/DEP)
Bringing the world of work and the institutions of education closer together by Willard Wirtz( Book )

3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Community education work councils by Willard Wirtz( Book )

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adlai E. Stevenson project by Willard Wirtz( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet the press : Sunday, August 26, 1956, with guest Arthur Larsen, Under Secretary of Labor( Book )

2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Negroes in the United States, their economic and social situation by Dorothy K Newman( Book )

2 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Architects of change : a fable by Willard Wirtz( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Equal pay in member nations of the International Labor Organization by Esther Peterson( )

1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Protective labor legislation for women in 91 countries by Esther Peterson( )

1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Political rights of women in member nations of the United Nations by Esther Peterson( )

1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maternity protection and benefits in 92 countries by Esther Peterson( )

1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notes on women's employment in the United States and nine European countries by Etats-Unis( )

1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Women in high-level elective and appointive positions in national governments by Etats-Unis( )

2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Policies of national governments on employing women by Etats-Unis( )

1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
W. Willard Wirtz politicien américain

W. Willard Wirtz US-amerikanischer Politiker

W·威拉德·沃茨

Willard Wirtz

Willard Wirtz Amerikaans jurist (1912-2010)

Wirtz, W. Willard.

Wirtz, W. Willard 1912-

Wirtz, W. Willard 1912-2010

Wirtz, W. Willard (William Willard), 1912-2010

Wirtz, William W. 1912-

Wirtz, William Willard.

Wirtz, William Willard 1912-

Wirtz, William Willard 1912-2010

Уирц, Уильям Уиллард

جورج ويلارد فيرتز

ウィラード・ウィッツ

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