Quality Of Life And Work In Europe: Theory, Practice and Policy by M. Bäck-wiklundQuality Of Life And Work In Europe: Theory, Practice and Policy by M. Bäck-wiklund

Quality Of Life And Work In Europe: Theory, Practice and Policy

byM. Bäck-wiklundEditorT. Van Der Lippe, L. Den Dulk

Hardcover | March 15, 2011

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Intense globalization, rapidly changing workplaces and family patterns have renewed the international interest in quality of life. This book examines different institutional arrangements, work-place conditions and gendered work and care that affect the conditions for achieving quality of work and life in European countries.
TIMO ANTTILA researcher in the Department of Social Sciences and Philosophy at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland MARGARET BÄCK-WIKLUND Professor of Social Work and Family Policy at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden MARGARIDA BARROSO PhD student at ISCTE-IUL and researcher at the Research Centre for Studies in Sociology (CIES), ...
Title:Quality Of Life And Work In Europe: Theory, Practice and PolicyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:262 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.94 inPublished:March 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230235115

ISBN - 13:9780230235113

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Table of Contents

Quality of Life and Work in a Changing Europe;  T.van der Lippe  & M.Bäck-Wiklund PART I: CONTEXT, THEORY AND METHODS Quality of Life and Work in a Changing Europe: A Theoretical Framework;  L.den Dulk, M.Bäck-Wiklund, S.Lewis  & D.Redai The Institutional Context of the Quality of Life; S.Kovacheva, A.van Doorne-Huiskes  & T.Anttila Data and Methods;  T.van der Lippe, S.Szucs, S.Drobni?  & L.Billquist PART II: EMPIRICAL RESULTS Quality of Work and Quality of Life of Service Sector Workers: Cross-national Variations in Eight European Countries;  P.Präg, M.das Dorres Guerreiro, J.Nätti, M.Brookes  & L.den Dulk Quality of Life and Satisfaction with the Work-life Balance;  S.Szücs, S.Drobni?, L.den Dulk  & R.Verwiebe Variations in Work-Life Balance Satisfaction Among Service Sector Employees;  B.Beham, D.Etherington  & E.Rodrigues   Competing Demands: Work and Child Well-Being;  L.Lane, T.van der Lippe, S.Kabaivanov & M.Bäck-Wiklund   Gender Differences in Quality of Life;  E.Fodor, L.Lane, J. Schippers  & T.van der Lippe PART III: POLICY IMPLICATIONS AND THE FUTURE RESEARCH AGENDA Healthy Organizations;  S.Lewis, A.van Doorne-Huiskes, D.Redai  & M.Barroso Scenarios for the Quality of Life in the Europe of the Future;  M.das Dores Guerreiro, A.Mark, L.Billquist  & P.Manolova The Social Quality Instrument: Measuring the Social Quality of Work in European Workplaces;  S.Taipale, B.Beham  & J.Nätti Quality of ife and Work in a Changing Europe: Future Challenges;  A.van Doorne-Huiskes  & L.den Dulk Bibliography Index