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Through Thick And Thin

Author : Þorgerður Einarsdóttir
ISBN : 9979603984
Genre : Social Science
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This book contains the results of the project Fathers on Paternity Leave, a social experiment which ran from 1996-1998. It reveals the impact of the paternity leave on the fathers, their relationship with the child, the division of labour within the family and thus on the level of equality in the home. It aims to show how division of domestic work is increasingly based on negotiations between the couple.
Category: Social Science

Through Thick And Thin

Author : Gok Wan
ISBN : 9781409033066
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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With his infectious energy and charisma, Gok Wan has an incredible gift of making women feel more confident within themselves - but it's not until you read his own inspirational story that you find out where he got that gift from. Gok grew up on a Leicester housing estate, with a loving family who ran a Chinese restaurant. For his parents, food meant love - and Gok was so well loved that by the time he was a teenager he weighed 21 stone. Being Asian and gay as well, Gok felt lonely and out of place. He was an easy target for bullies and suffered terribly at their hands. In a moment of inspiration, he decided to reinvent himself with his first style makeover and a larger-than-life personality to go with it. But his next move was to lose a devastating ten stone in nine months. In Through Thick and Thin, for the first time, Gok reveals all about that life changing period. The lessons Gok learnt during this time helped him bounce back to become a stylist to the stars, every woman's best friend and a national treasure. In this intimate memoir Gok tells his full story in his own words. Whether he's recounting the horrors of childhood bullying or riotous anecdotes about his loving family, behind the scenes in the fashion world or TV shows, Gok's voice jumps off the page with all the honesty, wit and warmth we've come to know and love him for.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Through Thick And Thin Vol 3 Of 3 Classic Reprint

Author : Margery Hollis
ISBN : 0332087409
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Excerpt from Through Thick and Thin, Vol. 3 of 3 You are a goose, and you don't know when you are well Off. Luckily, you can't go back to the stage. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

Ethnography Through Thick And Thin

Author : George E. Marcus
ISBN : 0691002533
Genre : Social Science
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In the 1980s, George Marcus spearheaded a major critique of cultural anthropology, expressed most clearly in the landmark book Writing Culture, which he coedited with James Clifford. Ethnography through Thick and Thin updates and advances that critique for the late 1990s. Marcus presents a series of penetrating and provocative essays on the changes that continue to sweep across anthropology. He examines, in particular, how the discipline's central practice of ethnography has been changed by "multi-sited" approaches to anthropology and how new research patterns are transforming anthropologists' careers. Marcus rejects the view, often expressed, that these changes are undermining anthropology. The combination of traditional ethnography with scholarly experimentation, he argues, will only make the discipline more lively and diverse. The book is divided into three main parts. In the first, Marcus shows how ethnographers' tradition of defining fieldwork in terms of peoples and places is now being challenged by the need to study culture by exploring connections, parallels, and contrasts among a variety of often seemingly incommensurate sites. The second part illustrates this emergent multi-sited condition of research by reflecting it in some of Marcus's own past research on Tongan elites and dynastic American fortunes. In the final section, which includes the previously unpublished essay "Sticking with Ethnography through Thick and Thin," Marcus examines the evolving professional culture of anthropology and the predicaments of its new scholars. He shows how students have increasingly been drawn to the field as much by such powerful interdisciplinary movements as feminism, postcolonial studies, and cultural studies as by anthropology's own traditions. He also considers the impact of demographic changes within the discipline--in particular the fact that anthropologists are no longer almost exclusively Euro-Americans studying non-Euro-Americans. These changes raise new issues about the identities of anthropologists in relation to those they study, and indeed, about what is to define standards of ethnographic scholarship. Filled with keen and highly illuminating observations, Ethnography through Thick and Thin will stimulate fresh debate about the past, present, and future of a discipline undergoing profound transformations.
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Through Thick And Thin

Author : Sethos Pakote
ISBN : STANFORD:36105132898797
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Through Thick And Thin

Author : Earl Sewell
ISBN : 1583143580
Genre : Fiction
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In this sequel to Taken for Granted, Richard Vincent, while dealing with his grieving son, who is still mourning the tragic loss of his mother, finds his dental practice, and, his relationship with Nina, in danger when he hires a woman from his past who has a hidden agenda. Original. 15,000 first printing.
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Through Thick And Thin

Author : Ethel Mae Seward Wagner
ISBN : WISC:89066315854
Genre : Reference
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Through Thick Thin

Author : Vanessa Carlson
ISBN : 1089221630
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Not much happens in and out of the small Amish town and that's just the way Sadie likes it. So when her brother is accused of murder, she's terrified.Sadie believes her brother is innocent, but she's going to have a hard time proving it when he can't remember the events of the night himself. What looks to be a tragic accident suddenly turns into an accusation of murder with Sadie questioning both her own brother and life long friends. Will Sadie be able to prove her brother's innocence? Can she expose secrets in her Amish town, even those she never know existed until now?This story and more await for Amish & Mystery readers alike.

Through Thick Thin

Author : Ife Orisha
ISBN : 1502870630
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Lauren is a Black Feminist and works at a local Barbershop as a barber. She has one child by her boyfriend of four years, Shawn. Shawn is a Revolutionary who lost his job as a mechanic. This caused a lot of tension between the already struggling couple. Lauren was getting feed up with Shawn's lack of motivation to do anything but play the video game and shoot hoops with his boys, and was ready to call it quits. When she catches Shawn doing the unthinkable, she, with no hesitation, leaves him. Shawn tries everything to get Lauren back from being the helpless romantic to being a complete ass hole. Because Shawn refuses to babysit their son while she is at work, she loses her job and is facing eviction. Just as he thinks he is winning the battle, Luke, Lauren's best-friend of many years steps in willing and ready to take the stress off of Lauren's shoulder. Feeling like he can't, Shawn disappears only to return to Lauren happily attached to Luke. Shawn strategically plans to get her back attached to him. Shawn puts the plan in motion confident that his plan will be flawless. Now Lauren is forced to choose between her past and her present. Will Shawn's plan work or will it back fire?