Politika zaměstnanosti USA v kontextu rozvoje sociálního státu v době New Frontier a Great Society

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dc.contributor.author Johnson, Zdenka
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-08T07:30:00Z
dc.date.available 2012-02-08T07:30:00Z
dc.date.issued 2011
dc.identifier.citation Ekonomická revue. 2011, roč. 14, č. 2, s. 95-114 : il. cs
dc.identifier.issn 1212-3951 cs
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10084/90137
dc.format.extent 990661 bytes cs
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf cs
dc.language.iso cs cs
dc.publisher Vysoká škola báňská - Technická univerzita Ostrava cs
dc.relation.ispartofseries Ekonomická revue cs
dc.relation.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.7327/cerei.2011.06.03
dc.rights © Vysoká škola báňská - Technická univerzita Ostrava cs
dc.title Politika zaměstnanosti USA v kontextu rozvoje sociálního státu v době New Frontier a Great Society cs
dc.type article cs
dc.description.abstract-en The paper deals with changes in labor market policies during one of the stages of welfare state expansion in the U.S.A. The federal New Deal policy on the labor market in the course of the Great Depression is briefly discussed; specifically, its emphasis on direct state involvement in the form of work creation programs together with unemployment relief. In contrast to this policy, active labor market policies are analysed under the Presidencies of John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson. These policies consisted particularly of extension of availability of job training and retraining for the unemployed, the poor, young people, and members of ethnic and racial minorities. Even the passive role of the state was not left out; the minimum wage and unemployment benefits grew and were more accessible to more people. However, reduction of unemployment cannot be ascribed to government measures, since rapid economic growth could have led to this result as well. The study also addresses the relationship between federal spending on welfare and the Vietnam War. While expenditures on both increased in the first two years of Johnson’s administration, in 1967 and 1968 more money was directed to defense, partially at the expense of growth in welfare spending. cs
dc.identifier.doi 10.7327/cerei.2011.06.03
dc.rights.access openAccess
dc.type.version publishedVersion
dc.type.status Peer-reviewed cs

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