Unlike more advanced welfare states, the U.S. has not committed itself to a full employment policy: the full dimensions of unemployment are not revealed and the "manpower" programs reflect a welfare philosophy. While constraints to such a commitment remain formidable, the developments around Humphrey-Hawkins may be a start.
Kogut, Alvin and Aron, Sylvia
"Toward a Full Employment Policy: An Overview,"
The Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare: Vol. 7:
1, Article 5.
Available at: https://scholarworks.wmich.edu/jssw/vol7/iss1/5
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