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The Luna Blanket
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 220. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Follow a special boy as he grows and pursues a yearning to help others with his magical blanket.
Lawyers at Work
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 188,060. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal Profession, Nonfiction » Law » Legal Services
A collection of articles and essays by Herbert Kritzer draws on his extensive research related to lawyers and legal practice conducted over the last 35 years. That research has applied existing theoretical frameworks and developed innovative ways of thinking about how to understand what it is that lawyers do. The chapters reflect the wide range of qualitative and quantitative research methodology.
The Regulation of the Legal Profession in Ireland
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 144,250. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal Profession, Nonfiction » Law » Comparative
'The Regulation of the Legal Profession in Ireland' is a new exploration of history, controversy and reform about the Irish system. During recent legislative debate over a reform bill, Alan Shatter, Minister of Justice in Ireland, publicly called this study, in its earlier form as a dissertation, "marvellous" and stated that it "should be compulsory reading for us all." Foreword by John Flood.
The Great In Between
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
A young man stumbles in between college and having an semblance of knowing what he is doing as an "adult."
The Sociology of the Professions: Lawyers, Doctors and Others
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,510. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal Profession, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Dingwall and Lewis's renowned compilation of theorists and empirical researchers into the sociology of the professions was groundbreaking when first published in 1983 and has influenced scholars and professionals since. The new digital edition features a substantive new Foreword by Professor Sida Liu of the University of Wisconsin. Not limited to one occupation or field, as are many such studies.
Managing the Maze - Your Guide to Position Classification and Position Management
Price: $9.50 USD. Words: 55,520. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013 by Blue Dragon Publishing, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Human resource management, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Government & business
Managing the Maze –Your Guide to Position Classification and Position Management...is the second book in the series by author Susan Custard. Bringing more than 30 years of federal human resources experience to her work, Custard helps managers and Human Resource Directors to execute highly successful programs within the federal government executive service agencies.
The Social Organisation of Health Visitor Training
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 93,760. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Robert Dingwall's classic and original study of health visitors in the UK includes linked notes, tables from the print edition, linked index & active Contents. He studied the origins and rise of the health visitor (like physician assistants in the U.S.) from a sociological perspective, with interviews and pointed examples to show the path to professionalization of this health care service worker.
HR TUNES- Touching Chords of Human Resource
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,070. Language: American English. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Special education / learning disabilities
Human Resources appear to be one such term that creates knock on heads of both employees and employers. Often people step into management careers with no clear idea of what they are heading onto. The bad reality even lies in the fact that management graduates itself feel that taking HR as so called Human Resources is one of the easiest stream in MBA and that can offer them with sitting jobs.
What Do Lawyers Do?: An Ethnography of a Corporate Law Firm
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,470. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal Profession, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Workplace culture
A legal scholar and sociologist, Flood spent years observing a large US law firm from the inside--much like an embedded journalist, but with the perspective of a researcher on the theory & practice of legal organizations. What he analyzed resulted in a study cited by many scholars over the years as the ultimate account of the inner workings of a corporate law firm. Adds a foreword by Lynn Mather.
The Last Komole
Price: Free! Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Komole is the name given to a popular Nigerian dance move, which literally means "bend down low." A group of ambitious college students visit a local nightclub in their small, university town. What starts out as a typical night out quickly takes a turn for the worse. By the end of the night, dancing the komole takes on an unexpected, but very significant meaning.