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The Futility of Work - Volume I: Motivators
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,240. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
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The defining characteristic of humanity has long been our work, but the question as to why we labor so has never fully been answered. Today, The Futility of Work takes a long-hard look at this question and more. Volume I delves into the inner psyche as to the universal forces that motivate us all into action.
Employers and the Law: 2013–14 Anthology of Best Articles
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,530. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2014 by Van Rye Publishing, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Labor & Employment, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
This book is a collection of articles covering ongoing and emerging legal responsibilities stemming from the relationship between employers and employees. Authored by leading employment law experts, the articles are relevant to, among others, business owners, managers, and human resource professionals—and to their legal advisors.
The Core Of Life's Business
Price: Free! Words: 11,380. Language: Simple English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Stewardship & Giving
Life as it is presently is somehow ‘muddled’ and ‘juggled’. It’s full of pace with diverse and various experiences - good, bad, exciting, depressing, high and low, hope and ‘hopelessness’. Also, many times it could be frustrating and ‘dissatisfying’. As you grow older, you begin to realize there are a lot of ‘things’ in life assailing you - survival, sustenance (food, clothing, shelter), self-disc
The Negro in Federal Employment: The Quest for Equal Opportunity
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 61,660. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
A classic resource, now with new 2012 Foreword, from Quid Pro Books: a study of civil rights in the U.S. civil service at a time of tumultuous change and reexamination. Praised widely on its initial publication in 1967, Krislov's book remains an important part of the canon on African American history, labor and civil service, and the political science of federal employment and bureaucracies.
Stanford Law Review: Volume 63, Issue 5 - May 2011
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 115,090. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law, Nonfiction » Law » Labor & Employment
Stanford Law Review's May 2011 issue features Articles by recognized legal scholars and several Notes by Stanford students. This issue's articles are: "The Objects of the Constitution," Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz; "The Lost Origins of American Fair Employment Law: Regulatory Choice & the Making of Modern Civil Rights, 1943-1972," David Freeman Engstrom; and Notes on circuit splits and jurisdiction.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 126, Number 4 - February 2013
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 143,930. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal Services, Nonfiction » Law » Legal Profession
Contents of No. 4 are: “The Limits of Unbundled Legal Assistance: A Randomized Study in a Massachusetts District Court and Prospects for the Future,” by James Greiner, Cassandra Wolos Pattanayak & Jonathan Hennessy; Review, “Stochastic Constraint,” by Neal Kumar Katyal; Note, “Counteracting the Bias: The Department of Labor’s Unique Opportunity to Combat Human Trafficking"; and more student work.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 126, Number 6 - April 2013
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 134,670. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Emigration & Immigration, Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law
The Harvard Law Review, April '13, features active Contents and linked notes. Issue 6 includes articles and student case notes, as well as as an extensive annual Developments in the Law survey. This year's subject is immigration law & policy. Further articles include analysis of transaction costs under the Coase Theorem (Lee Anne Fennell) and an essay on the unwritten constitution (David Strauss).
Yale Law Journal: Volume 123, Number 1 - October 2013
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 113,960. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law, Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
Yale Law Journal (No. 1 of Vol. 123, academic year 2013-14) includes articles and essays by internationally recognized scholars. Contents include “Mandatory Sentencing and Racial Disparity: Assessing the Role of Prosecutors and the Effects of Booker,” by Sonja Starr & M. Marit Rehavi and “Firearm Localism,” by Joseph Blocher, plus Benjamin Sachs on labor law, and a student Note and Comment.
99 Jobs: Blood, Sweat, and Houses
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,790. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Home repair
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A carpenter can fix the house. But how do you fix a broken home? In this award-winning memoir, Joe Cottonwood recalls a lifetime making repairs. Everybody needs a little help, a little warmth: the blonde in the hot tub—the dying billionaire—the wounded war vet—the rebel teen— the lonely French teacher—and the author himself. "Expertly crafted!"—Kirkus. "Gritty and entertaining."—Publishers Weekly.
Doulas
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 23,810. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Pregnancy and Child Birth
Featuring articles previously published in Midwifery Today magazine, this e-book focuses on doulas. With recent research showing that a doula's presence at a birth significantly improves outcomes, this e-book is timely and relevant for today's birth workers and expectant parents.