The image of a job captures our imagination from an early age, usually prompted by the question What do you want to be when you grow up? Work - paid, unpaid, voluntary, or obligatory - is woven into the…
Howard David Fineman (born November 17, 1948)  is an American journalist who is global editorial director of the AOL Huffington Post Media Group. Prior to his move to Huffington Post in October 2010, he was Newsweek's Chief Political Correspondent, Senior Editor and Deputy Washington Bureau Chief.
Work: A Very Short Introduction tells the story of work — how we strive for security, reward, and often, meaning. The image of a job captures our imagination from an early age, usually prompted by the question: ‘What do you want to be when you grow up?’.
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Flag as inappropriate I do love the VSI series. I am always amazed at how such broad subjects can be covered in such tiny books. Also (and 'Work' is an excellent example of this), seemingly dry subjects become uniquely fascinating in this distilled format.