eBook Stars, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1615359737
  • ISBN-13: 9781615359738
  • DDC: 523.8
  • Grade Level Range: Kindergarten - 3rd Grade
  • 24 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released April 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Overview

Stars and their mysteries are revealed in this incredible book.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
1: Stars.
2: The Closest Star.
3: Different Kinds of Stars.
4: The Milky Way.
Glossary.
Index.
Further Reading.
Websites to Visit.
About the Author.
Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Recent Titles in Corporations That Changed the World.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
Acknowledgments.
1: An Introduction to Southwest Airlines.
2: The History of Southwest Airlines: Founders and Leaders.
3: Southwest's Unique Corporate Culture.
4: A Role Model for Other Organizations.
5: Satisfied Customers and Frequent Flyers.
6: Love, Freedom, and Southwest's Corporate Practices.
7: Southwest's People and Planes.
8: Hiring and Training: Southwest's University for People.
9: Customer Service, Blogging, and Security at Southwest.
10: Leadership at Southwest.
Southwest Airlines Timeline.
Notes.
Bibliography.
Index.
About the Author.
Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
1: Weather or Climate?.
2: Forecasting Weather Patterns.
3: Extreme Weather.
4: Show What You Know.
Glossary.
Index.
Websites.
About the Author.
Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: The Life of William Shakespeare.
2: Elizabeth I and Late Tudor England.
3: James I and Early Stuart Times.
4: The English Language and the Theatre in Shakespeare's Time.
Conclusion.
Chronology of the Shakespearean World, 1543-1700.
Glossary.
Bibliography.
Index.
Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Front Matter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Series Foreword.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
1: Swing Dance: Born in the USA.
2: Bred in Minstrelsy, Raised in Rhythm.
3: Ragtime, Jazz, and Swing Dance Gets a Name.
4: It Started at the Savoy.
5: Whitey’s Lindy Hoppers.
6: Swingin’ in Hollywood.
7: A Dance by Any Other Name... (Various Styles of Partnered Swing).
8: The Decline.
9: The Road to Resurgence.
10: The Second Era of Swing, and Beyond.
Conclusion.
Bibliography.
Index.
About the Authors.
Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
List of Articles.
Reader's Guide.
About the Editor.
List of Contributors.
Introduction.
Chronology.
1: Alienation.
2: Alternative Organizations and Cooperatives.
3: Assembly.
4: At-Will Employment.
5: Authority Gap.
6: Bell, Daniel.
7: Bendix, Reinhard.
8: Benefits.
9: “Big Squeeze”.
10: Biotechnology.
11: “Blacks on the Bubble”.
12: Blue-Collar Jobs.
13: Bodies.
14: Boundaries Between Home and Market, Blurred.
15: Boundary Work.
16: Boundaryless Careers.
17: Bourdieu, Pierre.
18: Boycotts, Consumer.
19: Braverman, Harry.
20: Brazil.
21: Brown-Collar Jobs.
22: Burawoy, Michael.
23: Bureaucracy.
24: Call Centers.
25: Canada.
26: Care Work.
27: Career Ladders.
28: Career Mystique.
29: Casual Labor and Informal Economy.
30: Child Care.
31: Child Labor.
32: China.
33: Class and Families.
34: Clerical Work.
35: Cognitive Biases.
36: Collective Bargaining.
37: Command Economies.
38: Comparable Worth.
39: Computer Programmers.
40: Computer Widows and Orphans.
41: Computer-Mediated Work.
42: Consumption.
43: Contingent Work.
44: Contract, Employment (Common Law).
45: Contract Workers.
46: Contracts.
47: Control, Workplace.
48: Cool Industries.
49: Corporate Closet.
50: Craft Work.
51: Creative Class.
52: Crime as Work.
53: Cubicles.
54: Cultural Capital.
55: Culture, Employment.
56: Culture, Workplace.
57: Day Labor.
58: Dead-End Jobs.
59: Deception.
60: Deskilling and Upgrading.
61: Dignity.
62: Direct Sales Work.
63: Dirty Work.
64: Disabled Workers.
65: Disappearing Work.
66: Discouraged Workers.
67: Discrimination, Employment.
68: Discrimination: Institutional, Statistical, and Direct.
69: Displaced Workers.
70: Disposable Workers.
71: Distractions, Online.
72: Diversity Programs.
73: “Doing Gender”.
74: Domestic Work, Paid.
75: Downward Mobility.
76: Dress Codes.
77: Drug Testing.
78: Dual Labor Markets.
79: Dual-Career Couples.
80: Durkheim, Émile.
81: Education and Work.
82: Edwards, Richard.
83: Eight-Hour Day.
84: Elder Care.
85: Electronic Surveillance.
86: E-Mail.
87: Emotion.
88: Emotional Labor.
89: Employability.
90: Employee Participation.
91: Employee Stock Ownership Plans.
92: Employee Voice.
93: Employment Relationship.
94: End of Work.
95: Engineers.
96: Entrepreneurship.
97: Entry-Level Work.
98: Ethics.
99: Face Time.
100: Facebook as Labor.
101: Factory Work, Globalization of.
102: Family-Responsive Corporations.
103: Family-Supportive State and Federal Policies.
104: Fathers at Home.
105: Feeling Rules.
106: Feminist Theories of Work.
107: Feminization of Work.
108: Film Industry Workers.
109: Firms.
110: Flexible Scheduling.
111: Fordism and Post-Fordism.
112: Foucault, Michel.
113: France.
114: Franchises.
115: Free Agents.
116: Freelancing.
117: “Fun” Workplaces.
118: Game Playing.
119: Gatekeepers.
120: Gender Gap.
121: Gendered Organizations.
122: Gendered Work Identities.
123: Germany.
124: Glass Cage.
125: Glass Ceiling.
126: Glass Escalator.
127: Globalization.
128: Goffman, Erving.
129: “Good” Employment Model, Rise and Erosion of.
130: “Good” Jobs and “Bad” Jobs.
131: Gossip.
132: Government Regulation of Employment, U.S..
133: Granovetter, Mark.
134: Headhunters.
135: Health and Safety.
136: Health Care Professions.
137: High-Tech and Internet Industry, Employment in.
138: Hochschild, Arlie.
139: Home Production.
140: Home Schooling.
141: Homophily.
142: Homosocial Reproduction.
143: Households, Changing Demographic Composition Of.
144: Housework.
145: Human Capital.
146: Human Relations Theory.
147: Human Resources.
148: Human Rights Campaigns.
149: Human Trafficking.
150: Ideal Worker.
151: Identity at Work.
152: Illness.
153: Immigrant Workers.
154: Immigrants, Organizing.
155: Importing Labor.
156: Impression Management.
157: Income Inequality.
158: India.
159: Indonesia.
160: Inequality, Policies to Correct.
161: Information Technology Workers.
162: Innovation.
163: Internal Labor Markets.
164: International Division of Labor.
165: Internships.
166: Invisible Work.
167: Japan.
168: Japanese Transplants.
169: Job Creation.
170: Job Quality.
171: Job Queues Theory.
172: Job Satisfaction.
173: Job Searching and Preparation.
174: Job Security.
175: Job Sharing.
176: Job Tenure.
177: Jobs, Marginal.
178: Jobs and Careers.
179: Kanter, Rosabeth Moss.
180: Knowledge Workers.
181: Labor, Aesthetic.
182: Labor, Devaluation of.
183: Labor Force Participation.
184: Labor Force Participation Rates.
185: Labor Law.
186: Labor Market Intermediaries.
187: Labor Markets.
188: Labor Markets, External.
189: Labor Process.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
1: Male Model of Career.
2: Management, Scientific.
3: Management Information Systems.
4: Managers.
5: Manufacturing.
6: Market Fundamentalism.
7: Markets and Economies.
8: Marx, Karl.
9: “McDonaldization”.
10: Meaning.
11: Media Workers.
12: Meetings.
13: Men in Women's Jobs.
14: Mergers and Acquisitions.
15: Mexico.
16: Military.
17: Minimum-Wage and Low-Wage Jobs.
18: Mobility Mechanisms.
19: Moonlighting.
20: Moral Underground.
21: Motherhood Penalty and Daddy Bonus.
22: Mothering, Ideologies of.
23: Mothering, Transnational.
24: Motivation.
25: Multinational Corporations.
26: Neoliberalism.
27: Networked Organizations.
28: Networks.
29: “New Economy”.
30: Nonmarket Work.
31: Nonprofits.
32: Nonstandard Work.
33: Occupational Segregation by Gender and Race.
34: Occupations, Distribution of.
35: Occupations and Professions.
36: Office Artifacts.
37: Open Source Movement.
38: Opting Out.
39: “Organization Man”.
40: Organizational Structure, New Forms of.
41: Organizational Wage Inequality.
42: Organized Labor.
43: Organized Labor, Cross-National Perspective.
44: Outsourcing and Subcontracting.
45: Overqualified and Overeducated.
46: Overwork.
47: Part-Time Work.
48: Personality.
49: Personnel Professionals.
50: Pink Collar.
51: Polarized Workforce.
52: Postbureaucratic Organizations.
53: Postindustrial Society.
54: Poverty.
55: Power.
56: Precarious Labor.
57: Productivity.
58: Professional Work.
59: Professionalization.
60: Project Management.
61: “Prosumer”.
62: Protestant Ethic and Spirit of Capitalism.
63: Race and Ethnic Groups.
64: Reproductive Labor.
65: Resistance, Gendered and Racialized.
66: Restructuring, Corporate.
67: Retail Employment.
68: Retirement.
69: Revolving Door Theory.
70: Right-to-Work.
71: Risk Shift.
72: Second Shift.
73: Self-Employment.
74: Semiprofessionals.
75: Seniority.
76: Service Work.
77: Sex Typing.
78: Sex Work.
79: Sexual Harassment.
80: Sexuality.
81: Singapore.
82: Skilled Work.
83: Slavery.
84: Small Business.
85: Smith, Adam.
86: Social Capital.
87: Social Interactions at Work.
88: Social Media.
89: Social Responsibility, Corporate.
90: Social Support Programs.
91: Soft Skills.
92: South Africa.
93: South Korea.
94: Starbucks Employment Model.
95: Stay-at-Home Mothers.
96: Sticky Floor.
97: Strategies, New Organizing.
98: Stress.
99: Strikes and Protests.
100: Students against Sweatshops.
101: Subcultures.
102: Substance Abuse.
103: Supervisors.
104: Sweatshops.
105: Sweden.
106: Symbolic Analysts.
107: Systems Analysts.
108: Tacit Skills.
109: Teamwork.
110: Technology.
111: Teen Employment.
112: Telecommunications Workers.
113: Telework.
114: Temporary Placement Agencies.
115: Temporary Work.
116: Terkel, Studs.
117: Tipping.
118: Tokenism.
119: Training and Skill Acquisition.
120: Turnover.
121: 24/7 Economy.
122: Underemployed Workers.
123: Undocumented Workers.
124: Unemployment.
125: “Unfinished Revolution”.
126: Union and Community Partnerships.
127: Union Membership, Benefits of.
128: Unionism, Public Sector.
129: Unionism, Social Movement.
130: Unionized Professionals.
131: Unions.
132: Unions, Craft.
133: Unions, Gender and Race in.
134: United Students for Fair Trade.
135: Unskilled Work.
136: Values.
137: Violence, Workplace.
138: Volunteer Work.
139: Wall Street Jobs.
140: Walmart Employment Template.
141: Weber, Max.
142: Weekend.
143: Welfare-to-Work.
144: Whistleblowing.
145: White Collar.
146: White-Collar Crime.
147: White-Collar Sweatshop.
148: Women in Men's Jobs.
149: Women's and Men's Employment, Temporal Dimensions of.
150: Work, Definitional.
151: Work Ethic.
152: Work Overload.
153: Work Redesign.
154: Work Spillover.
155: Work Transfer.
156: Worker Centers.
157: Workforce Development.
158: Working Poor.
159: Work/Life Balance.
Glossary.
Resource Guide.
Appendix: Labor Statistics.
Index.
Photo Credits.
Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
Series Foreword.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction.
1: Origins.
2: The Origins of Religion.
3: The Problem of Good (and Evil): Arguing about Axiological Origins in Science and Religion.
4: Sacral Kingship and the Origins of Religious, Social, and Political Orders.
5: Figurines, Religion, and Tradition in Human Evolution.
6: Does the Gaia Hypothesis Bring Myth Back to the World?.
7: Perspectives on Cosmogony.
8: Destinies.
9: Human Insignificance? Cosmology and Creation Stories.
10: Meaning and Purpose in Evolutionary Biology.
11: The Ultimate Meaning of the Human Project.
About the Editors and Contributors.
Volume 1 Index.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
Series Foreword.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction.
1: Human Nature.
2: The Origins and Originators of Religion.
3: Religious Cognition and the Brain.
4: Science, Theology, and the Relational Self.
5: Religious and Spiritual Experiences.
6: Human Problems and Solutions.
7: Empathy, Cruelty, and Religion: A Cognitive-Scientific Perspective.
8: A New Conceptual Approach to Religion, Initiation, and Social Identity: A Comparison of Traditional Jewish and Ndembu Rituals.
9: Sacrifice and Science.
10: Human Life Cycle.
11: Is There Such a Thing as a Christian Child? Evidence of Religious Beliefs in Early Childhood.
12: Adolescence and Religion: An Evolutionary Perspective.
13: Religion and Old Age: Christianity and East Asian Buddhist Reflections.
14: Faith and Finitude: Exhuming the Death-Denying Function of Religious Belief.
About the Editors and Contributors.
Volume 2 Index.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
Series Foreword.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction.
1: Science and Judaism/Christianity Dialogue on the Authority of Sacred Texts and Leaders.
2: Religion and Fanaticism (Is Religion Dangerous?).
3: Dying for an Idea: Voluntary Death, Afterlife Beliefs, and Their Role in the Quest for Immortality.
4: Science and Religious Supremacy: Toward a Naturalist Theology of Religions.
5: Religious Experience, Personal and Impersonal Gods, and Teleology.
6: Religion and Biological Evolution: How Well Do They Fit?.
7: Ennuitheism.
8: Religion and Magical Thinking: Is Religion a Delusion?.
9: Religion and the Ecosphere: Is Religion Eco-Friendly?.
10: The Future of an Illusion: Cognitive Theories.
About the Editors and Contributors.
Volume 3 Index.
Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
1: Where Does Space Begin?.
2: How Do You Get to Space?.
3: What's in Space?.
4: Is There Life in Space?.
Glossary.
Index.
Further Reading.
Websites to Visit.
About the Author.