Work and Leisure Products

  • Philosophy of Leisure

    Foundations of the good life

    By Johan Bouwer, Marco van Leeuwen

    What is leisure? How does leisure relate to leading a good life? This critical and intelligent study interrogates the basic principles of leisure and demonstrates the continuing relevance of these questions for our society today. It not only explores the traditional philosophical concepts at the…

    Hardback – 2017-02-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Leisure Studies

  • Work–Family Dynamics

    Competing Logics of Regulation, Economy and Morals

    Edited by Berit Brandth, Sigtona Halrynjo, Elin Kvande

    Work-life integration is an increasingly hot topic in the media, social research, governments and in people’s everyday lives. This volume offers a new type of lens for understanding work-family reconciliation by studying how work-family dynamics are shaped, squeezed and developed between consistent…

    Hardback – 2017-02-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Vygotsky at Work and Play

    2nd Edition

    By Lois Holzman

    Vygotsky at Work and Play is an intimate portrayal of the Vygotskian-inspired approach to human development known as ‘social therapeutics’ and ‘the psychology of becoming’. Holzman provides an accessible, practical-philosophical portrayal of a unique performance-based methodology of development and…

    Paperback – 2016-12-06
    Routledge

  • Aging and Caring at the Intersection of Work and Home Life

    Blurring the Boundaries

    Edited by Anne Martin-Matthews, Judith E. Phillips

    There are not many books that address the boundaries of care of older people from a work-life perspective. This book, authored by contributors from various countries, looks at the boundaries of care by looking at private and public help, professional and personal help and paid and unpaid caregivers…

    Paperback – 2015-12-07
    Psychology Press

  • Facing the Challenges of a Multi-Age Workforce

    A Use-Inspired Approach

    Edited by Lisa Finkelstein, Donald Truxillo, Franco Fraccaroli, Ruth Kanfer

    Facing the Challenges of a Multi-Age Workforce examines the shifting economic, cultural, and technological trends in the modern workplace that are taking place as a result of the aging global workforce. Taking an international perspective, contributors address workforce aging issues around the…

    Paperback – 2015-04-09
    Routledge
    SIOP Organizational Frontiers Series

  • Gambling, Work and Leisure (Routledge Revivals)

    A Study Across Three Areas

    By David Downes, D. M. Davies, M. E. David, P. Stone

    Since the legalisation of off-course cash betting in 1960, and the rise of varying forms of gambling, the British have come to be known as a nation of gamblers. Until this study was published in 1976, barely any evidence existed against which to assess the claim that gambling has become a major…

    Paperback – 2015-01-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Heavy Work Investment

    Its Nature, Sources, Outcomes, and Future Directions

    Edited by Itzhak Harpaz, Raphael Snir

    The book deals with the concept of Heavy Work Investment (HWI) recently initiated by Snir and Harpaz. Since its introduction the interest in the general HWI model has increased considerably. The book illustrates the development of HWI conceptualization, theory, and research. It deals with the…

    Paperback – 2014-08-01
    Routledge
    Applied Psychology Series

  • Understanding Employee Engagement

    Theory, Research, and Practice

    By Zinta S. Byrne

    Employee engagement is a novel concept that has been building momentum in recent years. Understanding Employee Engagement: Theory, Research, and Practice exposes the science and practice of employee engagement. Grounded in theory and empirical research, this book debates the definitions of…

    Paperback – 2014-07-15
    Routledge
    Applied Psychology Series

  • Happiness and Wellbeing

    The Singaporean Experience

    By Siok Kuan Tambyah, Soo Jiuan Tan

    This book is part of the continuing research on quality of life issues conducted by its authors, and builds on past research on the values and lifestyles of Singaporeans (published in 1999 and 2004) and the wellbeing of Singaporeans (published in 2009). It focuses on the happiness and wellbeing of…

    Paperback – 2014-05-14
    Routledge

  • The New Psychology of Money

    By Adrian Furnham

    The New Psychology of Money is an accessible and engrossing analysis of our psychological relationship to money in all its forms. Comprehensive and insightful, Adrian Furnham explores the role that money plays in a range of contexts, from the family to the high street, and asks whether the…

    Paperback – 2014-05-01
    Routledge

  • New Frontiers in Work and Family Research

    Edited by Joseph G. Grzywacz, Evangelia Demerouti

    The purpose of this volume is to showcase alternative theoretical and methodological approaches to work and family research, and present methodological alternatives to the widely known shortcomings of current research on work and the family. In the first part of the book contributors…

    Paperback – 2013-02-21
    Psychology Press
    Current Issues in Work and Organizational Psychology

  • Work-Life Balance

    A Psychological Perspective

    Edited by Fiona Jones, Ronald J Burke, Mina Westman

    What are the effects of conflict between home and work?Does work stress affect those who live with you? In the rapidly changing modern work environment, time pressures seem ever increasing and new technology allows work to be conducted any time and anywhere. These are just two of the factors that…

    Paperback – 2012-11-30
    Psychology Press

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