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Using Sweatshop History To Meet Social Justice Requirements Of The Undergraduate Curriculum, Ashley Ratute, Sara B. Marcketti Oct 2010

Using Sweatshop History To Meet Social Justice Requirements Of The Undergraduate Curriculum, Ashley Ratute, Sara B. Marcketti

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Conference Proceedings and Presentations

The purpose of this research was to provide examples of undergraduate textiles and clothing lesson plans that incorporate social justice into the course curriculum.


The Effects Of Graduate-Student Unionization, Tom Schenk Jr. Jan 2007

The Effects Of Graduate-Student Unionization, Tom Schenk Jr.

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

Beginning in the 1970s, graduate assistants have organized labor unions. Presently, 36 universities have a graduate-student union. However, the effect graduate-student unions have on wages, wage variance, health benefits, and organizational structure is unknown. This study uses data from the Chronicle of Higher Education and government data to estimate the economic effects of unionization. By using a multilevel model is used to control for intra-university correlation of wages, this study concludes graduate unions are effective at raising stipends, but ineffective at lowering fees, providing health-care coverage, and lowering intra-university wage variance.


Discussion Results From Future Directions In Iowa Education A Statewide Satellite Teleconference, Mark A. Edelman Dr., James J. Knudsen Feb 1988

Discussion Results From Future Directions In Iowa Education A Statewide Satellite Teleconference, Mark A. Edelman Dr., James J. Knudsen

Economic Staff Paper Series

The Future Directions in Iowa Education program was designed with three purposes in mind. First, the program was designed to provide local participants with the latest perspectives on current statewide trends in Iowa schools, school fiananceand legislative options. Second, the program was designed to provide each participant with data on local school district trends and directions for comparison with neighboring districts„ Finallv™ the program was designed to provide each participant with a sense of direction (or lack thereof) on manv of the major education issues as a result of discussions with other state and local leaders- As a result, the ...


Job Satisfaction And Its Relationship To Gender, Career Orientation, And Childcare Needs Among White Collar And Blue Collar Residence Hall Employees , Virginia C. Arthur Jan 1987

Job Satisfaction And Its Relationship To Gender, Career Orientation, And Childcare Needs Among White Collar And Blue Collar Residence Hall Employees , Virginia C. Arthur

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this investigation was threefold: (1) to discover whether or not selected demographic attitudinal and environmental factors, as well as non-work-related characteristics were related to employee job satisfaction; (2) to assess the job satisfaction among various employee groups; and (3) to identify any interaction between job satisfaction factors and employee groups;Subjects for this study were all (358) full-time budgeted blue collar and white collar employees in the Department of Residence at Iowa State University on January 1, 1987. The long form of the Minnesota Satisfaction Questionnaire (MSQ) the Employee Satisfaction Survey (ESS), were administered for data gathering ...