All I Want Is A Job!

All I Want Is A Job!

Unemployed Women Navigating the Public Workforce System

eBook - 2014
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In All I Want Is a Job!, Mary Gatta puts a human face on workforce development policy. An ethnographic sociologist, Gatta went undercover, posing as a client in a New Jersey One-Stop Career Center. One-Stop Centers, developed as part of the federal Workforce Investment Act, are supposed to be an unemployed worker's go-to resource on the way to re-employment. But, how well do these centers function? With swarms of new clients coming through their doors, are they fit for the task of pairing America's workforce with new jobs?Weaving together her own account with interviews of.
Publisher: Stanford University Press, Palo Alto : 2014
ISBN: 9780804790857
080479085X
Branch Call Number: REM
Characteristics: 1 online resource (215 pages)

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