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Author: Mary Lizabeth Gatta; Kevin P McCabe
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, ©2005.
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Not Just Getting By chronicles groundbreaking thinking and research on new and innovative workforce development initiatives to create flexible and collaborative programs and policies. Author Mary Gatta builds on extensive interviews and focus groups with 128 women enrolled in a U.S. Department of Labor pilot program in New Jersey focusing on how they attain education through online courses while working, raising  Read more...
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Gatta, Mary Lizabeth, 1972-
Not just getting by.
Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, ©2005
(DLC) 2005019589
(OCoLC)61131743
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Lizabeth Gatta; Kevin P McCabe
ISBN: 9780739158296 0739158295
OCLC Number: 839304489
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 132 pages)
Contents: A brief introduction to workforce development systems --
The new workforce challenge: finding the skills to move up and out of poverty --
Workforce development and welfare policy: explored through an intersectional lens --
Policy and programs: single working poor mothers and online learning --
Rethinking workforce development: reflections from a State Commissioner of Labor --
Concluding remarks: developing an agenda for workforce development and low-wage workers.
Responsibility: Mary L. Gatta, in collaboration with Kevin P. McCabe.
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Not Just Getting By chronicles groundbreaking thinking and research on new and innovative workforce development initiatives to create flexible and collaborative programs and policies. Author Mary Gatta builds on extensive interviews and focus groups with 128 women enrolled in a U.S. Department of Labor pilot program in New Jersey focusing on how they attain education through online courses while working, raising their children, and dealing with the many demands on their lives.

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