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Critical Psychology, Well-Being, and Work  

Isaac Prilleltensky and Graham B. Stead

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Jun 2013
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Sep 2013
Critical psychology emerged as a reaction to (a) the oppressive turn in individualism, (b) the negative repercussions of the status quo on large sectors of the population, and (c) ... More

Finding Meaning During the Retirement Process: Identity Development in Later Career Years  

Lan Wang, Douglas T. Hall, and Lea Waters

This chapter discusses “identity-based retirement,” a psychosocial process of identity transition and search for meaning. We see the career as a series of short learning cycles, mini ... More

Gender and the Psychology of Working  

Neeta Kantamneni

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Jun 2013
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Sep 2013
Gender and work are intimately interwoven concepts. The gendered context of work, including sexism and discrimination, has historically excluded access to work for women; similarly, gender ... More

Race and Working  

Lisa Y. Flores

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Jun 2013
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Sep 2013
The world of work has been one of the key contexts for the manifestation of the pernicious impact of racism. Using a multicultural and psychology of working perspective, this chapter ... More

Social Constructionist Thought and Working  

Graham B. Stead

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Jun 2013
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Sep 2013
The psychology of working is examined in relation to social constructionism. Social constructionism focuses on discourse, language, relationships, and culture; in this chapter, social ... More

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