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  1. Gambling, Work and Leisure (Routledge Revivals)

    A Study Across Three Areas

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

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    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 had become a major...

    Published July 25th 2013 by Routledge

  2. New Frontiers in Work and Family Research

    Edited by Joseph G. Grzywacz, Evangelia Demerouti

    Series: Current Issues in Work and Organizational Psychology

    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...

    Published February 20th 2013 by Psychology Press

  3. 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...

    Published November 29th 2012 by Psychology Press

  4. 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...

    Published October 28th 2012 by Routledge

  5. The Psychology of Entrepreneurship

    Edited by J. Robert Baum, Michael Frese, Robert A. Baron

    Series: SIOP Organizational Frontiers Series

    Entrepreneurship is essential for international social and economic well-being, as new ventures are the dominant source of job creation, market innovation, and economic growth in many societies. In this book, a noted group of researchers use findings, methods, and theories of modern psychology as...

    Published August 15th 2012 by Psychology Press

  6. Work and Family Policy

    International Comparative Perspectives

    Edited by Stephen Sweet

    Numerous challenges exist in respect to integrating work and family institutions and there is remarkable cross-national variation in the ways that societies respond to these concerns with policy. This volume examines these concerns by focusing on cross-national variation in structural/cultural...

    Published June 21st 2012 by Routledge

  7. Work Stress and Coping in the Era of Globalization

    By Rabi S. Bhagat, James Segovis, Terry Nelson

    This book examines the phenomena of how individuals experience work stress and coping in both developed and developing countries in the world. Rabi Bhagat, known for his cross-cultural scholarship in this area, and his co authors, help us recognize the causes and consequences of work stress....

    Published April 25th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Personal Relationships

    The Effect on Employee Attitudes, Behavior, and Well-being

    Edited by Lillian Turner de Tormes Eby, Tammy D. Allen

    Series: SIOP Organizational Frontiers Series

    We know that positive, fulfilling and satisfying relationships are strong predictors of life satisfaction, psychological health, and physical well-being. This edited volume uses research and theory on the need to belong as a foundation to explore various types of relationships, with an emphasis on...

    Published April 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  9. 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...

    Published January 28th 2008 by Psychology Press

  10. Work, Happiness, and Unhappiness

    By Peter Warr

    Award-winning psychologist Peter Warr explores why some people at work are happier or unhappier than others. He evaluates different approaches to the definition and assessment of happiness, and combines environmental and person-based themes to explain differences in people’s experience.&...

    Published February 1st 2007 by Psychology Press