Policy and Program Issues in Rural Manpower Development

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1971-12

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Marshall, Ray

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Ray Marshall Center for the Study of Human Resources

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This paper discusses some of the policy and program issues in rural manpower development. It starts with a brief discussion of the main changes taking place in rural America. It then analyzes the problems of migrant workers; rural industrialization; rural manpower problems and programs; the applicability of workmen's compensation, unemployment insurance,and minimum wages to agricultural workers; and the extent of and prospects for collective bargaining in agriculture. We conclude with a summary of some of the main issues in rural manpower development.

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