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書名 Jobs in America / Debra A. Miller, book editor
出版項 Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2011
國際標準書號 9780737751833 (hbk.)
9780737751840 (pbk.)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 人文社會聯圖  HD5724 .J6874 2011    在架上    30610020360301
說明 197 p. ; 24 cm
系列 Current controversies series
Current controversies
附註 Chapter 1: Has the recession caused a jobs crisis in America? Yes : the recession has caused a jobs crisis in America. The recession has caused the highest rate of unemployment since the Great Depression / Don Peck -- The recession will result in several years of joblessness / Josh Bivens and Heidi Shierholz -- The recession is destroying the American middle class / Judy Isikow -- The recession is a catastrophe for African Americans / Arlene Holt Baker -- No : the recession has not caused a jobs crisis in America. Corporate monopolies, not recessions are to blame for the lack of jobs in America / Barry C. Lynn and Phillip Longman -- Good job opportunities are available in some fields despite the recession / Service Employees Internation Union -- America will face a job surplus in ten years / Barry Bluestone -- Chapter 2: Has the govenment's economic stimulus package helped to create jobs? Yes : the government's economic stimulus package has helped to create jobs. The Obama administration claims that stimulus legislation has created or saved almost 2 million jobs / Alec MacGillis -- The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act saved Americans from a second Great Depression / Stephen Herzenberg -- No : the government's economic stimulus package has not helped to create jobs. The number of jobs created by stimulus bill is overstated / L.D. Jackson -- Government spending does not create jobs / Brian Riedl -- The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act is not reaching workers of color / Jason Reece ... [et al.] -- Chapter 3: Will green jobs solve America's job shortage? Overview : assessing the economic impact of green jobs is difficult / Marc Gunther -- A green economy can create millions of good jobs / Apollo Alliance -- Green jobs will offer hope to many unemployed Americans / Bracken Hendricks, Andrew Light, and Benjamin Goldstein -- Clean energy jobs will provide a new source of economic growth / Heather Taylor -- No : Green jobs will not solve America's job shortage. President Obama's green jobs plan will do more harm than good / Nick Loris -- Green jobs are dependent on government spending and artificial markets / Max Schulz -- Green jobs will ruin the American economy / Rich Trzupek -- Chapter 4: What should the United States do to create greater job growth? Innovation, research and education are the keys to job creation / Anthony Mason -- Changes to U.S. economic and tax policies would add millions of jobs / Ross DeVol and Perry Wong -- Boosting entrepreneurship and small business is crucial to job creation / Mark Trumbull -- An energy efficiency retrofit program could add many construction jobs / Bracken Hendricks and Matt Golden -- A long-term economic strategy is required to create good jobs / Bob Burnett -- America needs to implement a robust and comprehensive jobs plan / Economic Policy Institute
Includes bibliographical references (p. 177-181) and index
主題 Unemployment -- United States -- Juvenile literature
Recessions -- United States -- Juvenile literature
United States -- Economic conditions -- 2009- -- Juvenile literature
Alt Author Miller, Debra A
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