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

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

by Bonita C. Long, Sharon E. Kahn
     
 


Until recently, theories and research about job stress and ways of coping have been based primarily on men's experience. Women's experience of stress and coping has remained unexplored, despite studies which show that women are confronted with more and different work-related stressors than men.See more details below

Overview


Until recently, theories and research about job stress and ways of coping have been based primarily on men's experience. Women's experience of stress and coping has remained unexplored, despite studies which show that women are confronted with more and different work-related stressors than men.

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
Introduction3
Pt. 1Overview of Women and Work
1Asymmetric Changes in Men's and Women's Roles11
2Women's Lives Complete: Methodological Concerns32
3Implications for Employment Intervention and Policy51
Pt. 2Employed Women in Context
4Women in Management: Power and Powerlessness73
5Patterns of Cultural Awareness: Coping Strategies for Women Managers90
6Examining Gender in Organizational Relationships and Technological Change111
Pt. 3Coping Resources: Stress Moderators
7Stress, Coping, and Social Support among Women Managers133
8Social Support and Coping of Employed Women154
9Marriage Matters: Young Women's Health170
10Perceived Control and Employed Men and Women193
Pt. 4Appraisals and Coping Strategies: Stress Mediators
11Cognitive Appraisals and Coping with Stress219
12Evaluations of What's at Stake and What I Can Do238
Pt. 5Women's Ways of Coping: Research and Theoretical Implications
13Neglected Methodological Issues in Employment Stress269
14A Theoretical Integration of Women, Work, and Coping296
Author Index313
Subject Index321

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