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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Exploring Positive Relationships at Work

    Building a Theoretical and Research Foundation

    Edited by Jane E. Dutton, Belle Rose Ragins

    Series: Series in Organization and Management

    This edited volume brings together a select group of leading organizational scholars for the purpose of developing a foundation-setting book on positive relationships at work. Positive Relationships at Work (PRW) is a rich new interdisciplinary domain of inquiry that focuses on the generative...

    Published November 14th 2006 by Psychology Press

  4. Working Couples Caring for Children and Aging Parents

    Effects on Work and Well-Being

    By Margaret B. Neal, Leslie B. Hammer

    Series: Applied Psychology Series

    As the baby boomer generation approaches midlife, many dual-earner couples are struggling with issues of simultaneously caring for children while tending to aging parents. This timely book uncovers the circumstances faced by these workers, known as the “sandwiched generation”, and identifies what...

    Published October 25th 2006 by Psychology Press

  5. Work, Family, and Community

    Exploring Interconnections

    By Patricia Voydanoff

    Series: Applied Psychology Series

    Research in recent decades has proven that the seemingly disparate worlds of family life and the workplace are in fact closely intertwined. Moreover, scholars have begun to recognize the extent to which community life influences the work-family interface, for instance, the lack of fit between...

    Published September 5th 2006 by Psychology Press

  6. The Work and Family Handbook

    Multi-Disciplinary Perspectives and Approaches

    Edited by Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes, Ellen Ernst Kossek, Stephen Sweet

    The Work and Family Handbook is a comprehensive edited volume, which reviews a wide range of disciplinary perspectives across the social sciences on the study of work-family relationships, theory, and methods. The changing demographics of the labor force has resulted in an expanded awareness and...

    Published December 15th 2005 by Routledge

  7. Work and Family

    An International Research Perspective

    Edited by Steven A.Y. Poelmans

    Series: Applied Psychology Series

    The entrance of women into managerial positions in significant numbers brings work and family issues to center stage, shifting the spotlight from issues of entry and equality of access to the consideration of the work-family conflicts and the difficulties posed on female managers. Looking at new...

    Published February 23rd 2005 by Psychology Press

  8. Work and Leisure

    Edited by John T. Haworth, Anthony J. Veal

    Globalization, economic development and changes in social environments have put the relationships between work, leisure, social structure and quality of life under the spotlight. Profound transformations in the nature and organization of work are occurring, with potentially far-reaching social and...

    Published January 12th 2005 by Routledge

  9. Work and Life Integration

    Organizational, Cultural, and Individual Perspectives

    Edited by Ellen Ernst Kossek, Susan J. Lambert

    Series: Applied Psychology Series

    Work-family researchers have had much success in encouraging both organizations and individuals to recognize the importance of achieving greater balance in life. Work and Life Integration addresses the intersect between work, life, and family in new and interesting ways. It discusses current...

    Published November 4th 2004 by Psychology Press