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Work

1. To perform a task, especially in exchange for compensation or the potential for profit. Working is necessary for any economy to function.

2. See: Job.

work

see JOB, LABOUR, WORK ORGANIZATION, SOCIOLOGY OF WORK, HOMEWORKING, DOMESTIC LABOUR.

work

see JOB.
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For employees like Johns, flexibility, benefits and a steady income are part of the appeal to remaining in the work force.
Drawing from the experience of social work development in China, and employing a sociological theory proposed by the late British sociologist Basil Bernstein, this paper discusses and demonstrates how various social forces influence the social work indigenisation discourses in China.
While social history foregrounded issues of class in relation to housing, the development of women's history from the late 1960s very considerably extended attention to the home in historical work and developed much rich literature.
I'm thinking here neither of the activities of Fred Wilson, Renee Green, and Mark Dion, who tend to work with historical objects outside of art museums, nor of the activities of artists like Jeremy Deller, who organize events as curators might, but rather of projects where the artist is more straightforwardly the curator of artworks.
His attempts to show how work is changing and how organization of work must change from an industrial mode to a modern technological environment are largely successful.
Some 46 percent of respondents to the Families and Work survey said they were sometimes or regularly contacted about work-related matters while away from the office.
Despite the personal and economic toll of this work injury, the empirical research on work-related amputation is relatively sparse.
There are several conditions of culture that make the work and family issue different for men.
2]max was determined, 50% was calculated for the intensity of the work during the study.
These family demands sometimes limit the hours a retiree can work and the willingness of the retiree to accept a job that requires travel or relocation.
This insurance must be in place before the tenant moves in and before the tenant engages in any renovation work.
In some areas it may be difficult to find good advice on benefits and other issues in planning for returning to work.