9781565844308

One Hundred Jobs : A Panorama of Work in the American City

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  • ISBN13:

    9781565844308

  • ISBN10:

    1565844300

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2000-01-01
  • Publisher: Perseus Distribution Services

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Summary

An extraordinary illustrated portrait of work in contemporary America.

Author Biography

Ron Howell is currently a reporter for Newsday.

Table of Contents

Introduction x
Acknowledgments xiii
The Self-Employed
Magician
2(2)
Massage Therapist
4(2)
Master Shoe Technician (Shoe-Shine Man)
6(2)
Dog Walker and Groomer
8(2)
Funeral Director
10(2)
Embalmer
12(2)
Flower Shop Owner
14(2)
Day-Care Provider
16(2)
Karaoke Host
18(2)
Costume Maker
20(2)
Ice Cream Man
22(2)
Owner of TV Repair Business
24(2)
Christian Supply Store Owner
26(2)
Hair Braider
28(2)
Shop Owner Teaching Youth to Repair Computers
30(2)
Martial Arts Instructor
32(2)
Landlord
34(4)
The Civil Servants
Traffic Enforcement Officer
38(2)
Librarian
40(2)
Sanitatin Worker
42(2)
Postal Worker
44(2)
Data Entry Clerk
46(2)
Air Traffic Controller
48(2)
Firefighter
50(2)
Undercover Narcotics Cop
52(2)
Corrections Officer
54(2)
U.S. Navy Recruiter
56(2)
Zookeeper
58(2)
Lifeguard
60(4)
The Money and Power Professionals
Market Trader
64(2)
Securities and Organized Crime Lawyer
66(2)
Appellate Judge, State of New York
68(2)
Politically Connected Lawyer
70(2)
Assistant Vice President and Branch Manager of a Bank
72(4)
The New-Media Workers
World Wide Web Coordinator
76(2)
Associate Editor with an Internet Magazine
78(4)
The Skilled Laborers
Locksmith
82(2)
Garment Worker
84(2)
Ironworker
86(2)
Woodworker
88(2)
Mechanic
90(2)
Chief Stagehand
92(2)
Broadcast Engineer
94(2)
Grave Digger
96(2)
Steamfitter/Instructor
98(2)
Rodman on Surveying Team
100(4)
The Service Providers
Exterminator
104(2)
Bartender
106(2)
Newsstand Clerk
108(2)
Barber
110(2)
Bookstore Manager
112(2)
Circus Worker
114(2)
Telephone Company Employee
116(2)
Security Guard
118(2)
Doorman
120(2)
Gas Station Attendant
122(2)
Insurance Saleswoman
124(2)
Associate Attorney at a Law Firm
126(2)
Dermatologist
128(4)
The Food Handlers
Clam and Oyster Shucker
132(2)
Baker
134(2)
Fruit Seller
136(2)
Head Chef at Health Food Restaurant
138(2)
Headwaiter
140(2)
Rabbi, Supervising Worldwide Inspections of Kosher Foods
142(2)
Dishwasher
144(2)
Dim Sum Worker
146(4)
The Transporters
Horse-Drawn Carriage Driver
150(2)
Bike Messenger
152(2)
``Spotter'' Who Tows Cars with Outstanding Tickets
154(2)
Circle Line Tour Guide
156(2)
Illegal Passenger Van Driver
158(2)
City Bus Driver
160(2)
Classic Car Salesman
162(2)
Harbor Pilot
164(2)
Limousine Chauffeur
166(2)
Ferry Boat Deckhand
168(4)
The Artists
Piano Man
172(2)
Street Photographer
174(2)
Tattoo Artist
176(2)
Visual Artist
178(4)
The Fringe-Dwellers
Squeegee Man
182(2)
Homeless Bottle Collector
184(2)
Welfare-to-Work Worker
186(2)
Street Cleaner
188(2)
Car Washer
190(2)
Former Prostitute
192(2)
Former Drug Dealer
194(4)
The Educators
``Special Ed'' Teacher
198(2)
Adjunct Professor
200(2)
Upper School Director
202(4)
The Caregivers
Director of Battered Women's Program
206(2)
Episcopal Priest
208(2)
Home Care Attendant
210(2)
Caseworker
212(2)
Santera
214(2)
HIV Clinic Director
216(2)
Emergency Room Nurse
218(2)
Acupuncturist
220(2)
Emergency Medical Technician Trainee
222

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