The Impact of Job and Workplace Conditions on Low-Wage and Low-Income Employees and their Employers
Do conditions on the job affect low-wage and -income employees in different ways than higher-income workers? This report examines this…
Additional Workforce and Workplace Publications
The following publications are available for purchase by contacting FWI’s Publications Coordinator, Marline Griffith, at 212.465.2044. As the Baby Boomers…
Mind in the Making: The Seven Essential Life Skills Every Child Needs
by Ellen Galinsky How can families and teachers give kids the life skills they need to cope in our multi-tasking,…
Mind in the Making: Experiments in children’s learning
This two-volume series of 42 videos take viewers on a series of virtual “field trips” to laboratories in the U.S.…
Ask The Children
by Ellen Galinsky This breakthrough study, widely praised by reviewers and selected by The Wall Street Journal as one of…
The Preschool Years
by Ellen Galinsky A practical guide for parents and educators, this is the first book to deal entirely with the…
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