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We are pleased to note the revival of IJED under the editorship of Dr. Ed Martin. See the attached for the journal's mission statement and guidelines for submissions.
Call for papers - JHHSA
Community- and home-based healthcare is a growing phenomenon. While service delivery programs are expanding, our knowledge of the impacts is incomplete. See the attached call for paper for more information.
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Developing Labor Force Preparedness as a Response to Major Job Loss: Government, Business and Education as Partners
Author: CHRISTINE THURLOW BRENNER
Published in IJED, Vol. 4 No. 1
While extensive research has documented the individual characteristics of displaced workers and the subsequent impact of job displacement on earnings and quality of re-employment, virtually no research focuses on the responses within communities when major job losses occur. This research, a case study of four southwestern cities, documents the efforts of communities to address the challenge of dislocated workers. The combined efforts of the business, government and educational sectors to link workforce training and labor force needs of the community emerge as a strong, viable local initiatives.