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Body Of Work

Author : Christine Montross
ISBN : 9781101202333
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A "gleaming, humane" (The New York Times Book Review) memoir of the relationship between a cadaver named Eve and a first-year medical student Medical student Christine Montross felt nervous standing outside the anatomy lab on her first day of class. Entering a room with stainless-steel tables topped by corpses in body bags was initially unnerving. But once Montross met her cadaver, she found herself intrigued by the person the woman once was and fascinated by the strange, unsettling beauty of the human form. They called her Eve. The story of Montross and Eve is a tender and surprising examination of the mysteries of the human body, and a remarkable look at our relationship with both the living and the dead.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Body Of Work

Author : Pamela Slim
ISBN : 9781101615836
Genre : Business & Economics
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These days it's increasingly rare to have a stable career in any field. More and more of us are blending big company jobs, startup gigs, freelance work, and volunteer side projects. We take chances to expand our knowledge, capabilities, and experience. But how do we make sense of that kind of career - and explain it? Pamela Slim, the acclaimed author of Escape from Cubicle Nation, gives us the tools to have meaningful careers in this new world of work. She shows how to find the connections among diverse accomplishments, sell your story, and continually reinvent and relaunch your brand.
Category: Business & Economics

Body Of Work

Author : Strawn Dan Strawn
ISBN : 9781426915437
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Heroes, a man and his dog, the American landscape, remembered passion, conflict a dying father and a prodigal son, pioneer journals, reflections of a young boy's Eden, a hooker on a corner in West Oakland, love in all its myriad forms these are just a few of the stories revealed within the covers of Body of Work, Dan Strawn's personal collection of six decades of Twentieth Century Americana. Strawn tells his stories through the mediums of poems, family history, serious and humorous nonfiction, and short fiction. Take your pick: civil rights, family history, everyday life, or bits of irony served up on a plate of no-holds-barred satire by a self-professed American contradiction: both cynic and patriot. Open the book and read. You will be entertained and informed; you may even come away with a changed perspective about yourself or your world.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Body Of Work

Author : Amy Spector
ISBN : 9781786450937
Genre : Fiction
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Life with Vic isn't exactly what Christopher Minnick was expecting. His boyfriend has given him a new lease on life - literally - but he doesn't have a job, Jessie thinks he's a ghost, and there are only so many closets on hand for shoving Jonathan into. Now, with Lee back in the limelight, things just might become more than Christopher can handle. Lee Hellstrom is hitting the big screen after more than three decades and, with the much younger Grant Cooper at his side on the red carpet, he plans to make a lasting impression. The only problem is that not all the attention Lee has drawn is good. When Lee goes missing, it's up to Christopher, Vic, and Grant to save the old man from a most horrible of fates. Christopher's life may not have been perfect, but his death is a pain in the ass. *** Includes special link for BONUS Hidden Chapter short story Dalton Sikes Finds a Body (Grant Cooper Book 2/Cold Fingers Book 2.5) *** NOTE: story contains sex acts between male adults.
Category: Fiction

The Body At Work

Author : W. T. Singleton
ISBN : 9780521240871
Genre : Medical
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An application of the principles of anatomy, physiology and psychology to ergonomics.
Category: Medical

Bodies Of Work

Author : Kathy Acker
ISBN : 1852424850
Genre : Education
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Comprehensive collection of essays by one of the important underground writers of the 20th century.
Category: Education

Bodies At Work

Author : Carol Wolkowitz
ISBN : 9781847877055
Genre : Social Science
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'After reading this book it will be more difficult to "do" the sociology of work and the sociology of the body in the absence of the other. In some quite exquisite ways it throws down a challenge which practitioners in both fields will find difficult to ignore' - Paul Stewart, former editor of Work, Employment and Society, University of the West of England Bodies at Work provides the first full-length, accessible account of the body/work relation in contemporary western societies. Bringing together fields of sociology that have hitherto developed mainly along separate lines, the book demonstrates the relevance of concepts developed in the sociology of the body for enriching our understanding of changing patterns of work and employment. Bodies at Work begins by establishing key concerns in both the sociology of the body and the sociology of work. Drawing on existing research, the author proceeds to examine a wide range of employment sectors: industrial employment; customer relations; health practice; care work; the beauty industry; and sex work. The contribution of feminist theory and research is highlighted throughout, and analyses of photographs help the reader conceptualise the changing nature of the body/work relationship over time. Bodies at Work helps readers think more clearly and creatively about how work relations shape bodily experience.
Category: Social Science

Body Of Work

Author : Elena Gomez
ISBN : 0648056872
Genre : Poetry
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Poetry. Women's Studies. "I once wrote to a poetry advice column because I was afraid of my emotions and the havoc they wreaked on me. I called them 'a huge problem' but Diana Hamilton comforted me and wrote: 'Feeling pleasure is a legitimate way of developing as a person-writer!' We got a kitten and I tried to write poems for her. Or some other (many) times I had a thought and realised I shouldn't say it out loud only to find myself speaking it. When these turned to poems. Could there be a poet in the sense of a hare or another graceful creature or perhaps bitter and less warm-blooded..."--Elena Gomez
Category: Poetry

Your Body At Work

Author : David Givens
ISBN : 1429965541
Genre : Business & Economics
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HOW DO YOU MAKE IT IN BUSINESS? STOP LISTENING AND START WATCHING Your Body at Work is a guide to seeing past the words that fill the hallways, conference rooms, and e-mails of your workplace, and to deciphering the hidden meanings that lie behind them. Through real-life examples from the world of business, and with background from the science of communication, you'll learn to sight-read colleagues and use your own body language to your best advantage. You'll find out: • How a co-worker's hands, much more than her words, tell you how she felt about your presentation • Why gestures at a meeting are more memorable than words • When a shrug of the shoulders can mean the difference between "job well done" and "job could be better" • How to train a nosy boss to back off—without uttering a single word • What your shoes and your hair may be saying about your commitment to the job • Why you'll find more smiley-face stickers in cubicles than in corner offices David Givens has been a consultant to some of the biggest companies in the United States. With his expertise, he'll help you look past the words so you can really read your workplace.
Category: Business & Economics

How To Sit Your Body At Work

Author : Ann Rodiger
ISBN : 9781608447886
Genre : Medical
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It is not necessary to experience pain while sitting at your office workstation. Office injuries, including pains and strains caused by cumulative stresses, pose a serious threat to your overall health and to the quality of your work. Use this book to break free from harmful habits and improve your ergonomic setup, including the most important factor in the ergonomics equation: YOU! If you: Use a computer Write at a desk Talk on the phone This book will increase your productivity and efficiency at work, improve safety and breathing and help to reduce: Injury Stress Wrist pain Back pain Neck pain Eye strain Headaches The Alexander Technique Through studying the Alexander Technique, you will learn a process of awareness in action that can be applied to any situation or activity. You will learn to think consciously about what you are doing and how to respond to activities in your workplace with ease and spontaneity. Through building an awareness of your core movement patterns and how to fundamentally change them for the better, you will experience improvements in your physical and mental health and well-being. Ann Rodiger is the founder and director of the Balance Arts Center in New York City. She as been teaching the Alexander Technique for 30 years. She is also a specialist in movement education and analysis, dance, and Labanotation. She has Alexander Technique practices in New York City and Berlin, Germany. She has been on the faculty of several major universities in the United States."
Category: Medical