Business & Economics - Labor

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A Boy Named Beckoning: The True Story...

Gina Capaldi

This story reveals the remarkable life of a Native American boy named Wassaja, or "Beckoning," who was kidnapped from his Yavapai tribe and sold as a slave. Adopted by an Italian photographer in 1871 and renamed Carlos Montezuma, the ...

Published: Aug 2019

Shop Class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry I...

Matthew B. Crawford

A philosopher/mechanic's wise (and sometimes funny) look at the challenges and pleasures of working with one's hands Called "the sleeper hit of the publishing season" (The Boston Globe), Shop Class as Soulcraft became an i...

Published: Apr 2010

Bullshit Jobs: A Theory

David Graeber

From bestselling writer David Graeber—"a master of opening up thought and stimulating debate" (Slate)—a powerful argument against the rise of meaningless, unfulfilling jobs…and their consequences.Does your job make a m...

Published: May 2019

The New Geography of Jobs

Enrico Moretti

"A persuasive look at why some U.S. cities have prospered in recent decades while others have declined."—Bloomberg Businessweek We're used to thinking of the United States in opposing terms: red versus blue, haves versus h...

Published: Mar 2013

My Job: Real People at Work Around th...

Suzanne Skees

MY JOB: Real People at Work Around the World is a compilation of vivid first-person accounts of people in unique jobs from a diverse range of cultures and sectors. Never before has such a collection of stories been gathered. Building ...

Published: Nov 2016
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