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Harris, Michael

Works: 346 works in 462 publications in 2 languages and 1,691 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  Juvenile works  Documentary films  Hymns  Biography  Encyclopedias  Nonfiction films  Short films  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Performer, Narrator, Contributor, Editor, Actor, Conductor, Interviewee, Collector, Other
Classifications: M1630.18.C624, 781.66
Publication Timeline
Publications about Michael Harris
Publications by Michael Harris
Most widely held works by Michael Harris
Music for Christmas : Christmas music from the 12th to the 20th century by Taverner Consort( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 1993 in English and Latin and held by 176 libraries worldwide
The way things work : a fact-filled encyclopedia and project book with over 1,600 photographs, illustrations, cutaways and diagrams ( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 121 libraries worldwide
Describes technological breakthroughs and inventions that have shaped the modern world, charting their history and development. Includes projects demonstrating how things work
A heart set free : the life, ministry and lyrics of Charles Wesley ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
From a tenuous birth to blazing field preacher, this film explores the facets of the man known as 'The Sweet Bard of Methodism.' Discover the poet, husband, and hymn writer who penned 'Hark, The Herald Angels Sing' and more
How big business performs : private performance and public policy : analysing the profits of Australia's largest enterprises drawing on the unique data of Ibis business information ( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 104 libraries worldwide
This text provides a systematic set of analyses of how big business performs, using data collated by IBIS Business Information Systems. The contributors analyze the key determinants of big business success, from aggregate economic and industry conditions to management practice
Administrative law ( Book )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
Transport : the amazing story of ships, trains, aircraft and cars, and how they work ( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
The Green technology house & garden book ( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
New opportunities : education for life by Michael Harris( Book )
36 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
What poor child is this? : sadly, it's American-- ( visu )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
"If poverty is a serpent, child poverty is its venom. And with an estimated 12 million American children suffering from economic hardship, even the wealthiest society on earth cannot escape the poisonous effects of poverty. This program examines child poverty in the U.S.-- its causes, its agents, and its human impact. Citing facts and findings that contradict the American ethos of upward mobility, the film lays bare the sad reality of what financial deprivation is doing to the nation's youngest people-- eroding family bonds, decreasing literacy, increasing health and addiction risks, raising the specter of mental illness, and putting children disturbingly close to criminal influences. Lack of school readiness (preparation for kindergarten) and poor academic achievement are also examined as factors in the perpetuation of the poverty cycle"--Container
Build upgrade repair your computer : get exactly the computer you need, and save money! by Michael Harris( Book )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Obvious poverty: America's homeless ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Stereotypes tell us it's easy to spot the homeless -- after all, life on the street tends to leave a mark on people. But is a "homeless profile" really meaningful? In today's economy a man in a business suit might well be living in his car; and besides, to those in society's upper echelons, homelessness is often invisible. This program offers a profound exploration of homelessness, focusing on factors like addiction, financial hardship, mental illness, domestic abuse, and the inability to transcend a criminal background. It also outlines methods for combating homelessness in communities and in American society. Interviews with homeless people bring a real-world understanding to the issues, shedding light on the job search frustrations, bureaucratic challenges, and lack of personal safety that go hand-in-hand with a shelterless existence. A part of the series Poverty in America
The nouveau poor : a look at immigrant poverty ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
The "golden door" exalted at the Statue of Liberty still beckons the world's poor. Once inside the U.S., however, most immigrants accept a lifestyle that is anything but glittering. This program reveals the conditions in which an American newcomer, legal or not, struggles to earn a living, save money, and meet basic needs. Featuring interviews with numerous immigrants from Latin America and Africa, the film illustrates their experiences with entrenched racism, unfairly low wages, the lack of a social safety net, few if any economic resources, and crowded, substandard housing. These individuals also describe the goals that drive them-education and a better future for their loved ones-and the equally important work ethic with which the majority of immigrants approach their jobs. Several scholars contribute their expertise as we. A part of the series Poverty in America
Born with a wooden spoon : a look at generational poverty ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
"Combining scholarly analysis with a human-centered approach, this two-part series looks at the causes and effects of economic hardship in the United States while suggesting ways for society to combat the cycle of poverty. Situational, multigenerational, elder, and child poverty are all addressed through conversations with those who know hunger or homelessness firsthand. Leading socioeconomic experts and frontline activists are also interviewed, including David Broder of the Washington Post, Alan Berube of the Brookings Institute, and Jessica Bartholow, a community food bank administrator. The United States continue to be the wealthiest country in the world, yet one in eight Americans--approximately 37 million people--live below the poverty line. This program analytically and sympathetically discusses the effects and implications of poverty, examining factors such as illiteracy, insufficient job skills, substance abuse, and crime. The phenomenon of multigenerational poverty is also addrressed underscoring the disturbing pattern of poverty begetting poverty. Interviews with impoverished people and those who reach out to them put a human face on a demographic group that lives below the radar of wealthy and middle-class Americans"--Container
Australian agricultural research : some policy issues by A. G Lloyd( Book )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
The income of nations : measurement with (what?) theory by Michael Harris( Book )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
In my father's eyes ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Growing up the son of a pastor, Jeremy always felt a special relationship with the church and his direction in life. But his faith is tested by the murder of his cousin, and Jeremy is drawn to the streets. When he reconnects with a childhood sweetheart, a romance begins anew, and Jeremy begins to feel called back to the Lord
Face value by Phil Collins( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in Undetermined and English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Phil Collins makes his debut as a solo star with an album that features such classic hits as In the Air Tonight and I Missed Again
250 ways to reuse packaging by Michael Harris( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Pilot test of a novel method for assessing community response to low-amplitude sonic booms by S. A Fidell( Computer File )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Monday to Friday pasta by Michele Urvater( file )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Second in the Monday-to-Friday series, here's a pasta book with a difference. For two-worker families, single parents, and other busy people, Ms. Urvater marries the innovative Monday-to-Friday pantry-based approach with everyone's favorite food, pasta. Take one properly stocked pantry, two pots, and thirty minutes' cooking time, and you'll feed your family delicious, nutritious, imaginative meals any night of the week. - Publisher
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