Ways of Living: Work, Community and Lifestyle Choice by P. BlytonWays of Living: Work, Community and Lifestyle Choice by P. Blyton

Ways of Living: Work, Community and Lifestyle Choice

byP. BlytonEditorB. Blunsdon, K. Reed

Hardcover | November 18, 2009

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This international collection explores aspects of lifestyle and identity, societal influences on ways of living, the relevance of social networks and geographic communities for lifestyle choices, and the significance of organisational policies and practices for lifestyle outcomes.
TANYA CASTLEMAN is Preofessor of Information Systems at Deakin University, Australia and is Head of the Deakin Business School VIVIEN CORWIN is Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior and Service Management at the University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada TIM CRAIG is a Professor at Doshisha University's Institute for Lan...
Title:Ways of Living: Work, Community and Lifestyle ChoiceFormat:HardcoverDimensions:324 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.99 inPublished:November 18, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230202284

ISBN - 13:9780230202283

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Table of Contents

Social Change and Ways of Living: An Introduction; B.Blunsdon , K.Reed , P.Blyton & A.Dastmalchian PART I: LIFESTYLE AND IDENTITY An Analysis of Time Use to Reveal National Differences in Lifestyle Patterns; K.Reed & G.Cucumel Households, Work, Time Use and Energy Consumption; S.McEachern Longer to Launch: Demographic Changes in Life-Course Transitions; R.A.Venne Fortunate Lives: Professional Careers, Social Position and Life Choices; T.Castleman & R.Reed Live to Work or Work to Live? The Search for Work-life Balance in 21st Century Japan; T.Craig PART II: COMMUNITY Personal Communities and Lifestyle: The Role of Family, Friends and Neighbours; B.Blunsdon & N.McNeil To Downshift or Not to Downshift? Why People Make and Don't Make Decisions to Change Their Lives; C.Goulding & K.Reed Ways of Life after Redundancy: Anatomy of a Community Following Factory Closure; P.Blyton & J.Jenkins PART III: WORK AND ORGANIZATIONS What Do (and Don't) We Know About Part-Time Professional Work?; V.Corwin Work Values, Across Cultures: The Role of Affect and Job Outcomes Among Young Executives in Canada, Iran and Turkey; H.Kabasakal , P.Imer & A.Dastmalchian Designing for Well-Being: The Role of the Physical Work Environment; C.Steinke , R.Kurosawa & A.Dastmalchian Shifting Responsibility for Health and Healthy Lifestyles: Exploring Canadian Trends; Angela Downey , A.Dastmalchian , H.Kelley , D.Sharp & K.D'Agnone