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Technical education, work force training, and U.S. competitiveness hearing before the Subcommittee on Technology and Competitiveness of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, first session, September 17, 1991. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. Subcommittee on Technology and Competitiveness.

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  • Technical education -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Occupational training -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Labor supply -- United States -- Effect of education on.,
  • Manpower policy -- United States.,
  • Competition, International.

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LC ClassificationsKF27 .S39955 1991z
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 332 p. ;
Number of Pages332
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1305213M
ISBN 10016037443X
LC Control Number92172492

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