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Seasonal Associate

Author : Heike Geissler
ISBN : 9781635900361
Genre : Fiction
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How the brutalities of working life are transformed into exhaustion, shame, and self-doubt: a writer's account of her experience working in an Amazon fulfillment center. No longer able to live on the proceeds of her freelance writing and translating income, German novelist Heike Geissler takes a seasonal job at Amazon Order Fulfillment in Leipzig. But the job, intended as a stopgap measure, quickly becomes a descent into humiliation, and Geissler soon begins to internalize the dynamics and nature of the post-capitalist labor market and precarious work. Driven to work at Amazon by financial necessity rather than journalistic ambition, Heike Geissler has nonetheless written the first and only literary account of corporate flex-time employment that offers “freedom” to workers who have become an expendable resource. Shifting between the first and the second person, Seasonal Associate is a nuanced expose of the psychic damage that is an essential working condition with mega-corporations. Geissler has written a twenty-first-century account of how the brutalities of working life are transformed into exhaustion, shame, and self-doubt.

Forest Service Wilderness Management

Author : United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on National Parks and Public Lands
ISBN : UOM:39015022228442
Genre : Forest management
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Migrant And Seasonal Farmworker Powerlessness A B Farmworker Legal Problems 2 V

Author : United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Labor and Public Welfare. Subcommittee on Migratory Labor
ISBN : UIUC:30112011682348
Genre : Migrant agricultural laborers
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A Centennial History Of The First Prehistoric Reserve 1892 1992

Author : A. Berle Clemensen
ISBN : UCR:31210024860791
Genre : Casa Grande National Monument (Ariz.)
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The Feathered Tribes Of The British Islands

Author : Robert Mudie
ISBN : IOWA:31858044353658
Genre : Birds
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Collected Papers Of The Associate Committee On Grain Research

Author : National Research Council of Canada. Associate Committee on Grain Research
ISBN : UCAL:B3338618
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Estimates

Author : Canada. Dept. of Finance
ISBN : UOM:39015073155502
Genre : Canada
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Knowledge Action Systems For Seasonal To Interannual Climate Forecasting

Author : National Research Council
ISBN : 0309165342
Genre : Science
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The National Academies' Roundtable on Science and Technology for Sustainability hosted a workshop "Knowledge-Action Systems for Seasonal to Interannual Climate Forecasting" in 2004 to discover and distill general lessons about the design of effective systems for linking knowledge with action from the last decade's experience with the production and application of seasonal to interannual climate forecasts. Workshop participants described lessons they had learned based on their experiences developing, applying, and using decision support systems in the United States, Columbia, Brazil, and Australia. Some of the key lessons discussed, as characterized by David Cash and James Buizer, were that effective knowledge-action systems: define and frame the problem to be addressed via collaboration between knowledge users and knowledge producers; tend to be end-to-end systems that link user needs to basic scientific findings and observations; are often anchored in "boundary organizations" that act as intermediaries between nodes in the system - most notably between scientists and decision makers; feature flexible processes and institutions to be responsive to what is learned; use funding strategies tailored to the dual public/private character of such systems; and require people who can work across disciplines, issue areas, and the knowledgeâ€"action interface.

Official Compilation Of The Codes Rules And Regulations Of The State Of New York

Author : New York (State)
ISBN : CORNELL:31924032464434
Genre : Delegated legislation
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Annual Report Of The Fisheries Research Board Of Canada

Author : Fisheries Research Board of Canada
ISBN : CORNELL:31924065374906
Genre : Fisheries
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