Women, Work, and Coping: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Workplace Stress

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Overview

Written by feminists and other researchers from the disciplines of psychology, sociology, anthropology, and management science, the fourteen essays in this collection are about women's experience of paid work and women's ways of coping with employment stress. The opening essays highlight the tremendous social and cultural changes that have compelled women to develop new coping strategies. Several contributing authors examine specific workplace structures and describe women's experiences in different occupational contexts whether hostile or hospitable. Shifting from a structural to an individual perspective, other contributors deal with psychosocial factors, such as gender differences, that have been found to moderate stress and enhance the coping process. They analyse individual experiences with work-related stressors, focusing on the mediating effects of cognitive appraisals. The concluding chapters provide a critique of research methods commonly used to study work-related stress and coping and a review by the editors of the many factors and relationships which influence women's ways of coping with employment stress. Women, Work, and Coping contains contributions by Nina Colwill, Bruce E. Compas, Esther R. Greenglass, Barbara Gutek, Catherine A. Heaney, Sharon E. Kahn, Ronald C. Kessler, Karen Korabik, Bonita C. Long, Judi Marshall, Diana L. Mawson, Lisa M. McDonald, Pamela G. Orosan, Hazel M. Rosin, Craig A. Smith, Anne Statham, Allison Tom, Elaine Wethington, and Lois M. Verbrugge.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780773511293
  • Publisher: McGill-Queens University Press
  • Publication date: 10/27/1993
  • Series: Critical Perspectives on Public Affairs Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 368
  • Product dimensions: 6.75 (w) x 8.97 (h) x 0.94 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Acknowledgments
About the Contributors
Introduction 3
Pt. 1 Overview of Women and Work
1 Asymmetric Changes in Men's and Women's Roles 11
2 Women's Lives Complete: Methodological Concerns 32
3 Implications for Employment Intervention and Policy 51
Pt. 2 Employed Women in Context
4 Women in Management: Power and Powerlessness 73
5 Patterns of Cultural Awareness: Coping Strategies for Women Managers 90
6 Examining Gender in Organizational Relationships and Technological Change 111
Pt. 3 Coping Resources: Stress Moderators
7 Stress, Coping, and Social Support among Women Managers 133
8 Social Support and Coping of Employed Women 154
9 Marriage Matters: Young Women's Health 170
10 Perceived Control and Employed Men and Women 193
Pt. 4 Appraisals and Coping Strategies: Stress Mediators
11 Cognitive Appraisals and Coping with Stress 219
12 Evaluations of What's at Stake and What I Can Do 238
Pt. 5 Women's Ways of Coping: Research and Theoretical Implications
13 Neglected Methodological Issues in Employment Stress 269
14 A Theoretical Integration of Women, Work, and Coping 296
Author Index 313
Subject Index 321
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