1st Edition

Work Experience And Psychological Development Through The Life Span

ISBN 9780367213985
Published March 5, 2019 by Routledge
316 Pages

USD $155.00

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Book Description

 Throughout the modern era, scholars have shown a continuing concern with the extent to which position in the occupational structure affects psychological development. This book examines whether work experiences and age (often considered as a proxy for stage in the work career) interact such that the effects of occupational conditions on the person

Table of Contents

Introduction -- Work and Psychological Development in Youth -- Working in Teenage America -- The Process of Becoming a Worker1 -- The Influence of Work on the Psychological Development of Men and Women in Adulthood -- Continuity of Learning Generalization: The Effect of Job on Men's Intellective Process in the United States and Poland -- Work Experience and Job Satisfaction: Variation by Age and Gender1 -- Implications of the Dual Roles of Adult Women for Their Health1 -- Midcareer and Older Workers -- Vitality of Midcareer and Older Professionals: Problems and Prospects -- Social Psychological Dimensions of Job-Related Disability -- Policy Endnote

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Jeylan T. Mortimer is Professor of Sociology at the University of Minnesota.