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Work and the quality of life; resource papers for Work in America. Edited by James O'Toole.

; W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
Cambridge, Mass., MIT Press [1974] .
ISBN 0262150158, 9780262150156

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Other Title Work in America.
Other Authors O'Toole, James.
W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research.
Subjects Emploi -- Politique gouvernementale -- États-Unis.
Job satisfaction.
Labor supply -- United States.
Labor supply.
Manpower policy -- United States.
Manpower policy.
Marché du travail -- États-Unis.
Politique de l'emploi -- États-Unis.
Satisfaction au travail.
United States.
Description xv, 414 pages 23 cm
Copyright Date [1974]
Notes "Prepared under the auspices of the W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research."
Consists of 16 of the 39 papers prepared for a study, the results of which were issued in a report to the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare, published in 1973 under title: Work in America.
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Foreword / Elliot L. Richardson -- Introduction / James O'Toole -- "They won't work" : the end of the Protestant ethic and all that / Ivar Berg -- Is there a blue-collar revolt against work? / George Strauss -- Upward mobility, job monotony, and labor market structure / Michael J. Piore -- Perspectives on women and work in America / Isabel V. Sawhill -- Middle management / Emanuel Kay -- Work and the health of man / Bruce L. Margolis and William H. Kroes -- The effects of occupational stress on physical health / James S. House -- Work and mental health / Stanislav V. Kasl -- The work module : a proposal for the humanization of work / Robert L. Kahn -- Alienation and innovation in the workplace / Richard E. Walton -- Improving the quality of work life : sociotechnical case studies / Louis E. Davis and Eric L. Trist -- Occupational bias in formal education and its effect on preparing children for work / David C. MacMichael -- Vocational education for all in high school? / Beatrice G. Reubens -- Work experience and family life / Frank F. Furstenberg -- Work, well-being, and family life / Lee Rainwater -- Work and welfare / Thomas C. Thomas -- Afterword / Edward M. Kennedy.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)801553
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