Pain and Prejudice

Pain and Prejudice

by Karen Messing

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ISBN-13: 9781771131483
Publisher: Between the Lines
Publication date: 09/02/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 168
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Karen Messing is an award-winning and internationally recognized expert on occupational health. She is the author of more than 130 peer-reviewed scientific articles and the book One-eyed Science: Occupational Health and Working Women. She is also the editor of Integrating Gender in Ergonomic Analysis, which has been translated into six languages.


Karen Messing is an award-winning (including a Governor General of Canada award and YWCA (Montreal) Women of Distinction) and internationally recognized expert on occupational health. She is the author of more than 130 peer-reviewed scientific articles and the book One-eyed Science: Occupational Health and Working Women. She is also the editor of Integrating Gender in Ergonomic Analysis, which has been translated into six languages.

Table of Contents


  • Preface

  • Chapter 1: Factory workers

  • Chapter 2: The invisible world of cleaning

  • Chapter 3: Standing still

  • Chapter 4: The brains of low-paid workers

  • Chapter 5: Invisible teamwork

  • Chapter 6: Home invasion: When workers lose control over their schedules

  • Chapter 7: Teachers and numbers

  • Chapter 8: Becoming a scientist

  • Chapter 9: Crabs, pain and skeptical scientists

  • Chapter 10: A statistician’s toes and the empathy gap in scientific articles

  • Chapter 11: Can scientists care?

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