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Nice Work If You Can Get It

Author : Andrew Ross
ISBN : 9780814776919
Genre : Business & Economics
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2009 Choice Outstanding Academic Title Is job insecurity the new norm? With fewer and fewer people working in steady, long-term positions for one employer, has the dream of a secure job with full benefits and a decent salary become just that—a dream? In Nice Work If You Can Get It, Andrew Ross surveys the new topography of the global workplace and finds an emerging pattern of labor instability and uneven development on a massive scale. Combining detailed case studies with lucid analysis and graphic prose, he looks at what the new landscape of contingent employment means for workers across national, class, and racial lines—from the emerging “creative class” of high-wage professionals to the multitudes of temporary, migrant, or low-wage workers. Developing the idea of “precarious livelihoods” to describe this new world of work and life, Ross explores what it means in developed nations—comparing the creative industry policies of the United States, United Kingdom, and European Union, as well as developing countries—by examining the quickfire transformation of China’s labor market. He also responds to the challenge of sustainability, assessing the promise of “green jobs” through restorative alliances between labor advocates and environmentalists. Ross argues that regardless of one’s views on labor rights, globalization, and quality of life, this new precarious and “indefinite life,” and the pitfalls and opportunities that accompany it is likely here to stay and must be addressed in a systematic way. A more equitable kind of knowledge society emerges in these pages—less skewed toward flexploitation and the speculative beneficiaries of intellectual property, and more in tune with ideals and practices that are fair, just, and renewable.

Nice Work If You Can Get It

Author : Celia Imrie
ISBN : 9781408876923
Genre : Fiction
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Somewhere on the French Riviera, tucked between glitzy Monte Carlo and Cannes' red carpets, lies the pretty town of Bellevue-Sur-Mer. Sheltered from the glittering melee, it is home to many an expat – including an enterprising team who plan to open a new restaurant. Snapping up a local property and throwing themselves into preparations, Theresa, Carol, William and Benjamin's plans are proceeding unnervingly well. But when Theresa encounters a mysterious intruder, she begins to wonder what secrets the building is concealing. Meanwhile Sally, an actress who gave up the stage to live in quiet anonymity, has decided not to be involved. The famous Cannes Film Festival is on and she is far too busy entertaining unexpected visitors from her past, and an intriguingly handsome Russian. As the razzmatazz of the festival begins to spill over into Bellevue-Sur-Mer, its inhabitants become entangled in complex love triangles and conflicting business interests. With the race on to get the restaurant open in time, the gang find themselves knee-deep in skulduggery, and realise they can no longer tell who's nasty ... and who's nice.

Nice Work If You Can Get It

Author : Michael Feinstein
ISBN : 0786882204
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In a tribute to the great musical loves of his life, the popular musician and performer tells the story of his legendary career as America's favorite interpreter of classical popular music and his love affair with Tin Pan Alley and friendship with Ira Gershwin. Reprint.

Nice Work If You Can Get It

Author : Dean Saunders
ISBN : 1844545091
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Nice Work If You Can Get It

Author : Joe Dipietro
ISBN : 1476816778
Genre : Music
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This 2012 musical is built around the songs of George and Ira Gershwin.

Nice Work If You Can Get It Vocal Songbook

Author : Joe DiPietro
ISBN : 9781480383265
Genre : Music
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(Vocal Selections). This musical featuring the music of George and Ira Gershwin opened on Broadway in 2012 starring Matthew Broderick and Kelli O'Hara. Our vocal selections to "Broadway's funniest love story" include 21 songs: Blah, Blah, Blah * But Not for Me * Delishious * Fascinating Rhythm * I've Got a Crush on You * Let's Call the Whole Thing Off * Nice Work If You Can Get It * 'S Wonderful * Someone to Watch over Me * Sweet and Low-Down * They All Laughed * Treat Me Rough * Will You Remember Me? * and more.

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Author : John N. Kolesar
ISBN : STANFORD:36105043997043
Genre : Business & Economics
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Oxford Dictionary Of Modern Quotations

Author : Elizabeth Knowles
ISBN : 9780199208951
Genre : Reference
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More than five thousand quotations, that range in time from Scott's Antarctic expedition in 1912 to the attack on the World Trade Center in 2001, are gathered in a comprehensive, updated resource that evokes a fascinating picture of the social, political, cultural, and scientific highlights of modern times.

Hollywood Musicals Year By Year

Author : Stanley Green
ISBN : 0634007653
Genre : Music
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A chronologically arranged reference book on the Hollywood musical, with each entry including pertinent facts about a film and a brief essay about the plot and production. Includes hundreds of black & white stills.

Kinds Of Blue

Author : Jürgen E. Grandt
ISBN : 9780814209806
Genre : Literary Criticism
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