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The Psychosocial Work Environment
Work Organization, Democratization, and Health : Essays in Memory of Bertil Gardell

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ISBN 9780895030771
Published June 15, 1991 by Routledge
336 Pages

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Book Description

Dedicated to the late Bertil Gardell, a Swedish Social Scientist, this text comprises of 18 essays that shares a common vision - the impact of work on the interconnected processes of stress and disease.

Table of Contents

Introduction—Work Organization, Occupational Health, and Social Change: The Legacy of Bertil Gardell Jeffrey V. Johnson and Gunn Johansson

PART 1: Psychosocial Work Environment and Health Social Epidemiology and the Work Environment S. Leonard Syme

Social Class and Cardiovascular Diseases: The Contribution of Work Michael Marmot and Tores Theorell

A Biopsychosocial Approach to Work Life Issues Marianne Frankenhaeuser

Job Demands and Stress Reactions in Repetitive and Uneventful Monotony at Work Gunn Johansson

Learned Helplessness at Work Lennart Lennerlöf

Gender, Work Control, and Stress: A Theoretical Discussion and an Empirical Test Ellen M. Hall

PART 2: Multilevel Perspectives on Work Organization Dimensions of Control as Related to Work Organization, Stress, and Health Gunnar Aronsson

Collective Control: Strategies for Survival in the Workplace Jeffrey V. Johnson

Organizational Change and Health at Work Gunnela Westlander

Origins of Authority: The Organization of Medical Care in Sweden Rolf & A A;. Gustafsson

The Political Implications of Psychosocial Work Redesign: A Model of the Psychosocial Class Structure Robert Karasek

PART 3: Workplace Democratization: Action Research Worker Participation and Autonomy: A Multilevel Approach to Democracy at the Workplace Bertil Gardell

Democratizing Occupational Health: The Scandinavian Experience of Work Reform Björn Gustavsen

A Democratic Strategy for Organizational Change Lennart Svensson

Action Research on Occupational Stress: Involving Workers as Researchers Barbara A. Israel, Susan J. Schurman, and James S. House

PART 4: Diffusion of the Psychosocial Work Environment Model Workplace Democracy and Worker Health: Strategies for Implementation in the United States Steven Deutsch

Occupational Health, Stress, and Work Organization in Australia Leigh Deves and Robert Spillane

The Implications of Work Organization for Occupational Health Policy: The Case of Canada
Robert Sass

Appendix—Bibliography of International Publications by Bertil Gardell




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Jeffrey V. Johnson (Author) ,  Bertil Gardell (Author) ,  Gunn Johannson (Author)