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Work Stress Studies of the Context, Content and Outcomes of Stress: A Book of Readings

By Chris Peterson Copyright 2003
    ISBN 9780415784818
    285 Pages
    Published January 30, 2019 by Routledge

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    Sociologists and health experts from the U.K., Scandinavia, Australia, and the U.S. discuss issues surrounding stress in the workplace, including its causes and ways in which jobs can be designed to minimize it. The book is intended for professionals and students in occupational health and safety.

    Foreword Evan Willis

    Chapter 1. Introduction Chris L. Peterson  Click To Read It Now!

    Section I: International Perspectives on Stress 

    Chapter 2. Workplace Changes in Australia and Their Effects on Stress Chris L. Peterson 

    Chapter 3. Workplace Stress in the United Kingdom: Contextualizing Difference John Chandler, Elisabeth Berg, and Jim Barry 

    Chapter 4. Effects of Organizational Downsizing on Worker Stress and Health in the United States Lawrence R. Murphy and Lewis D. Pepper 

    Chapter 5. Privatization and Downsizing in the U.K. Public Sector: Labor Market Change, Job Insecurity, and Health Jane Ferrie 

    Section II: Work Demands 

    Chapter 6. Workload and Workplace Stress Wendy A. Macdonald 

    Chapter 7. Work Demands and Stress in Repetitive Blue-Collar Work Wendy A. Macdonald 

    Section III: Case Studies 

    Chapter 8. Professional Workers and Stress John McCormick 

    Chapter 9. Stress among Blue-Collar Workers Chris L. Peterson 

    Chapter 10. Exploration of the Links between Workplace Stress and Precarious Employment Claire Mayhew 

    Section IV: Stress, Older Workers, and Outside Work Experiences 

    Chapter 11. Work Stress and Caregiver Stress Yvonne Wells and David de Vaus 

    Chapter 12. Stress among Older Workers and Retirees David de Vaus and Yvonne Wells 



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