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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon Lafer
ISBN: 0801439647 9780801439643 0801489512 9780801489518
OCLC Number: 48674540
Awards: Winner of Cowinner of the C. Wright Mills Award (Society for.
Description: ix, 297 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: How many jobs are there? : labor demand and the limits of training policy --
How important is education? : rhetoric and reality in the skills mismatch debate --
Does job training work? : lessons from the Job Training Partnership Act --
Power and "empowerment" : the final frontier of job training --
The politics of job training : the legislative history of JTPA --
Job training after welfare reform : training for discipline --
Conclusion : job training as political diversion.
Responsibility: Gordon Lafer.

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