Strategic and Political Challenges to Large-Scale Federal Job Creation
This article identifies and explores means of meeting political and strategic challenges to the enactment of a federal job creation program sufficiently large and well-targeted to cope with mass unemployment. The challenges include: anti-government ideology; perceived failure of the Obama stimulus; exaggerated concern over federal deficits; shortcomings of the New Deal model for job creation; limited scope and/or sponsorship of legislative initiatives; and organizing a movement on behalf of the unemployed and large-scale job creation. Copyright Springer Science + Business Media, LLC 2012
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Volume (Year): 39 (2012)
Issue (Month): 1 (March)
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