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Reducing Workweeks to Prevent Layoffs

The Economic and Social Impacts of Unemployment Insurance-Supported Work Sharing

Reducing Workweeks to Prevent Layoffs( )
Author: Best, Fred
Foreword by: Gans, Herbert J.
Series title:Labor and Social Change Ser.
ISBN:978-0-87722-506-5
Publication Date:Jun 1988
Publisher:Temple University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $71.50
Book Description:

Economic and human impact of reduced workweeks on employers, employees, governments, and the economy

Book Details
Pages:228
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / Labor & Industrial Relations
Business & Economics / Insurance / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.84 x 8.59 x 0.9 Inches
Book Weight:1.16 Pounds
Author Biography
Best, Fred (Author)
Herbert Gans is a German-born American sociologist who was educated at the University of Chicago and the University of Pennsylvania. Active in urban planning and housing at the beginning of his career, he taught planning and sociology at Columbia Teachers College and subsequently at Columbia University. He is best known for his work on American communities, including The Urban Villagers (1962), a study of Boston's West End and The Levittowners (1967). He has focused much of his research on the American middle class.

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