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A Day S Work

Author : Eve Bunting
ISBN : 0547346166
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Francisco, a young Mexican-American boy, helps his grandfather find work as a gardener, even though the old man cannot speak English and knows nothing about gardening.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

All In The Day S Work An Autobiography

Author : Ida M. Tarbell
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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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This autobiography of the great female journalist and muckraker Ida M. Tarbell includes the following chapters: 1. My Start in Life 2. I Decide to Be a Biologist 3. A Coeducational College of the Eighties 4. A Start and a Retreat 5. A Fresh Start—A Second Retreat 6. I Fall in Love 7. A First Book—On Nothing Certain a Year 8. The Napoleon Movement of the Nineties 9. Good-Bye to France 10. Rediscovering My Country 11. A Captain of Industry Seeks My Acquaintance 12. Muckraker or Historian? 13. Off With the Old—On With the New 14. The Golden Rule in Industry 15. A New Profession 16. Women and War 17. After the Armistice 18. Gambling With Security 19. Looking Over the Country 20. Nothing New Under the Sun
Category: Biography & Autobiography

In A Day S Work

Author : Bernice Yeung
ISBN : 9781620973165
Genre : Political Science
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2019 Pulitzer Prize Finalist in General Nonfiction Winner of the PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award Winner of the 2018 Goddard Riverside Stephan Russo Book Prize for Social Justice “In a Day’s Work is a . . . much-needed addition to the literature on sexual harassment in the U.S.” —The New York Review of Books A searing exposé about the hidden stories of immigrant workers overlooked by #MeToo—at turns heartrending and hopeful—by acclaimed journalist and Pulitzer Prize finalist Bernice Yeung Apple orchards in bucolic Washington state. Office parks in Southern California under cover of night. The home of an elderly man in Miami. These are some of the workplaces where female workers have suffered brutal sexual assault and shocking harassment at the hands of their employers, often with little or no official recourse. In this harrowing yet often inspiring tale, investigative journalist Bernice Yeung exposes the epidemic of sexual violence levied against women farmworkers, domestic workers, and janitorial workers and charts their quest for justice in the workplace. Yeung takes readers on a journey across the country, introducing us to women who came to America to escape grinding poverty only to encounter sexual violence in the United States. In a Day’s Work exposes the underbelly of economies filled with employers who take advantage of immigrant women’s need to earn a basic living. When these women find the courage to speak up, Yeung reveals, they are too often met by apathetic bosses and underresourced government agencies. But In a Day’s Work also tells a story of resistance, introducing a group of courageous allies who challenge dangerous and discriminatory workplace conditions alongside aggrieved workers—and win. Moving and inspiring, this book will change our understanding of the lives of immigrant women.
Category: Political Science

The Day S Work

Author : Rudyard Kipling
ISBN : OCLC:221360865
Genre : Industries
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Category: Industries

All In A Day S Work

Author : Megan M. Sullivan
ISBN : 9781933531076
Genre : Business & Economics
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Collects thirty-four brief interviews with professionals who use science in their jobs, including an astronaut, animal nutritionist, oceanographer, and automotive technician.
Category: Business & Economics

A Day S Work

Author : W. H. Bunting
ISBN : WISC:89084921980
Genre : History
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These extraordinary collections of photographs and narrative captions have wide appeal for anyone interested in Maine's past.
Category: History

All In The Day S Work

Author : Abraham Groves
ISBN : OCLC:1145787099
Genre : Physicians
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Category: Physicians

Revival Psychology And The Day S Work 1918

Author : Edgar James Swift
ISBN : 9781351346283
Genre : Psychology
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Psychology considered as the science of human behavior is concerned with man's response to the impressions made upon him by objects, people, and events. They make up the situations that he meets. Behavior--the individual's way of dealing with these situations--if not a complete failure, results finally in some sort of adjustment to the conditions in which one lives; and this adjustment culminates in social and moral habits, in habits of work, in ways of thinking and acting; in short, in habits of life. And through all the adapting process runs the influence of physiological conditions, and the effect of their changes caused by the manner of life and the advance of years. The adjustment may be mechanical and rigid, insensible to misfits, without power to readjust as conditions alter; or, again, it may be flexible and adaptive--capable of new adjustments as circumstances change. This adjustment represents the capacity of man for achievement. It is his efficiency--the strategy and tactics of life. It is well, then, from time to time to take an inventory of stock and try to discover the significance of the facts and principles of human behavior which investigation has revealed. Concerning the more common matters of every-day life, however, psychologists have offered relatively little of interpretative value. Yet these experiences make up the day's work. They determine its quantity and quality. Much has been written about making others efficient, but comparatively little about one's own method of thinking, working, and acting. Yet knowing oneself reaches far into success and failure; and there is no other way of understanding the behavior of others. It is, therefore, in the hope of interpreting a few of these personal experiences of daily life that this book is written. The topics that could be discussed extend far beyond the limits of a single volume. The choice, of course, is largely personal, but the writer has tried to select types of conduct, as well as phases and causes of behavior, that are fundamental to thinking and acting, whether in the life of social intercourse or in the business and professional world. And, after all, thinking and acting determine achievement.
Category: Psychology

The Day S Work

Author : Rudyard Kipling
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Francisco, a young Mexican-American boy, helps his grandfather find work as a gardener, even though the old man cannot speak English and knows nothing about gardening.
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Eight Hours A Day S Work

Author : Edward Henry Rogers
ISBN : IND:32000003320001
Genre : Eight-hour movement
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Category: Eight-hour movement

She Walks In Battledress

Author : Anthony Cotterell
ISBN : OCLC:487717701
Genre : World War, 1939-1945
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Category: World War, 1939-1945

All In A Day S Work

Author : Isabella Traveler
ISBN : 032503835X
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Three fables based on real people from the countries of Sierra Leone, India, and Colombia.
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Annual Report

Author : Randolph (Mass.)
ISBN : HARVARD:LI1D21
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48 Days To The Work You Love

Author : Dan Miller
ISBN : 9781433669330
Genre : Business & Economics
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Guides people working in jobs they hate on how to make successful career decisions by creating a compass from their natural skills and abilities, personality traits, values, dreams, and passions, directing them to a more fulfilling vocation.
Category: Business & Economics