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  • Workplace Temporalitiesby Beth Rubin

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 99.95

    The global, 24/7 economy and the organizational changes it has generated have enormous implications for the organization, experience and use of time in (and out of) the workplace. In addition to eroding the boundary between home and work, creating time pressures both within and outside of the workplace, the need for businesses to compete in a 24/7... more...

  • What Work? What Life? What Balance? Critical Reflections on the Work-Life Balance Debateby Doris Ruth Eikhof; Chris Warhurst; Axel Haunschild

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 199.00

    The articulation of work and life, cast as work-life balance, has become a key feature of much current government, practitioner and academic debate. The main message of this debate is the need for “good work-life balance”. However, the debate and subsequent policy are too often based on assumptions about work and life derived from blunt readings... more...

  • Decent Workby Dharam Ghai

    International Labour Office 2005; US$ 5.00

    Provides an analytical introduction to the substance of Decent Work, a concept reflecting both continuity and innovation of the ILO. Discusses its four components as well as interrelationships between them: rights at work, employment, social security, and social dialogue. more...

  • Santé, sécurité et transformation du travailby Denis Harrisson; Camille Legendre

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2002; US$ 22.50

    La subjectivité des travailleurs, les aspects culturels de la santé et de la sécurité du travail, la représentation qu'ils se font des événements à risque dans leur travail, les stratégies défensives qu'ils déploient afin de contrer les effets néfastes du travail, les liens entre le... more...

  • The Pinstriped Prisonby Lisa Pryor

    Pan Macmillan Australia 2008; US$ 22.72

    Why is that so many of the smartest people in Australia get to their 30s and realise that doing everything "right" has made for an existence they never really wanted? How is that so many of our best and brightest get sucked into being corporate lawyers and management consultants and living lives of quiet desperation? The Pinstriped Prison is... more...

  • Das Leben der Armen: Armut im Kontext der Lebensstilforschungby Karim Taibi

    Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 9.37

    Hauptbeschreibung Das vorliegende Buch beschäftigt sich mit der Frage, ob Arme eventuell eigenständige spezifische Lebensstile aufweisen, die sich von anderen Gesellschaftsgruppen unterscheiden. Im theoretischen Teil geht es um die Darstellung des Forschungsstandes in der Lebensstilsoziologie sowie der Armutsforschung. Zuerst wird die gängige Klassen-... more...

  • Ivy, Homeless in San Franciscoby Brian Bowes; Summer Brenner

    PM Press 2011; US$ 12.00

    In this empathetic tale of hope, understanding, and the importance of family, children face the difficult issue of poverty and the many hardships of being homeless through an inspiring young heroine named Ivy. Ivy is a young girl who finds herself homeless on the streets of San Francisco when she and her father, Poppy, are evicted from his artist... more...

  • Älter werden - aktiv bleibenby Bertelsmann Stiftung

    Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2010; US$ 22.75

    Hauptbeschreibung Deutschland befindet sich in einem tiefgreifenden demographischen Wandel. Immer weniger und älter werdende Erwerbspersonen müssen die Anforderungen der zukünftigen Arbeitswelt bewältigen. Es ist an der Zeit, einen Paradigmenwechsel zu forcieren: hin zu längeren und differenzierteren Tätigkeitsbiografien mit einem positiven Leitbild... more...

  • Die Einschränkung des Urheberpersönlichkeitsrechts im Arbeitsverhältnisby Sascha T. Schacht

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2004; US$ 21.76

    Die weit überwiegende Zahl von urheberrechtlichen Werkschöpfungen wird heute von abhängig beschäftigten Urhebern in Arbeitsverhältnissen erbracht. Für dieses Phänomen einer eigenschöpferischen und zugleich abhängigen Tätigkeit erklärt § 43 UrhG lediglich die allgemeinen Regeln der vertraglichen Einräumung von Nutzungsrechten für anwendbar. Für den... more...

  • Getting Ahead at Workby Carol Staudacher

    Saddleback Publishing 2011; US$ 24.95

    Topics include: Off to a Good Start, Learning the Job, Succeeding on the Job, Workplace Problems and Solutions. 32 Compact two-page lessons are each tightly focused on a particular subtopic to guarantee comprehension and build a foundation for further practice and skill development. Back-of-the-book list of key words in each. Preview & Review exercises... more...