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Aging Workers, Demographic Subgroups, and Differential Work and Retirement Opportunities  

Lauren Eyster, Demetra Smith Nightingale, and Jaclyn Nidoh

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Mar 2012
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Sep 2012
With the increasing numbers of older Americans and the need for employment at older ages, the aim of this chapter is to explore recent trends in older workers’ employment and retirement ... More

Aging, Personality, and Work Attitudes  

Eric D. Heggestad and Ashley M. Andrew

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Mar 2012
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Sep 2012
Personality traits and job attitudes are related to a number of important work-related outcomes. In this chapter we explore age-related changes in both the Big Five personality traits and ... More

Approaches to Aging and Working  

Harvey L. Sterns and Anthony A. Sterns

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Jun 2013
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Sep 2013
The demarcation of work-nonwork that has been characterized by sharp retirement (e.g., ending a long-term job) is now more often characterized by individuals seeking either to continue ... More

Career Planning for Mid- and Late-Career Workers  

Sven Voelpel, Anne Sauer, and Torsten Biemann

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Mar 2012
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Sep 2012
From an organizational viewpoint, strategic career-development and succession-planning programs can help organizations keep valued employees, especially older ones, and reduce HR costs by ... More

Couple Dynamics: Division of Labor  

Kristen M. Shockley and Winny Shen

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Jul 2016
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Feb 2015
Drawing from disciplines as varied as sociology, economics, psychology, family studies, political science, demography, and women’s studies, research on the division of labor comes from a ... More

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

From Work and Family to a Dual Model of Working  

Mary Sue Richardson and Charles Schaeffer

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Jun 2013
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Sep 2013
This chapter is informed by the counseling for work and relationship perspective that posits two major contexts of work, market work and unpaid care work. Examination of the work and ... 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

Goal Setting and Control Theory: Implications for Job Search  

Gary P. Latham, Mary B. Mawritz, and Edwin A. Locke

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Jun 2018
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Dec 2014
The benefit of using theories in the behavioral sciences for job search is that they facilitate predicting, explaining, and influencing behavior. This chapter compares and contrasts two ... More

A More Inclusive Industrial-Organizational Psychology  

Michael J. Zickar

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Jun 2013
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Sep 2013
This chapter discusses the need for industrial-organizational (IO) psychology to be more inclusive. Historically, IO psychologists have focused on research topics that are of prime ... More

Older Workers and Work–Family Issues  

Tammy D. Allen and Kristen M. Shockley

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Mar 2012
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Sep 2012
This chapter discusses older workers and work–family issues. The chapter includes a review of research concerning both the negative and positive aspects of multiple roles and differences ... More

Poverty, Social Class, and Working  

Saba Rasheed Ali

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Jun 2013
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Sep 2013
The psychology-of-working perspective (Blustein, 2006) outlines an agenda that promotes social and economic justice. As part of this agenda, Blustein argues for an integrative approach to ... More

Public Policy and the Psychology of Working  

Spencer G. Niles and Edwin L. Herr

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Jun 2013
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Sep 2013
This chapter provides an overview of the link between public policy and the psychology of working. Specifically, it emphasizes reasons for engaging in public policy, the changing ... 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

Redefining Work, Work Identity, and Career Success  

Douglas T. Hall and Philip H. Mirvis

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Jun 2013
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Sep 2013
This chapter explores changing definitions of careers in terms of work, work identity, and career success. It enlarges the concept of career space by considering how nonwork activities-in ... More

Reemployment Quality, Underemployment, and Career Outcomes  

Meghna Virick and Frances McKee-Ryan

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Jun 2018
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Dec 2014
This chapter provides an overview of research on underemployment among laid-off workers, with a particular focus on workers who are more vulnerable to underemployment based on age, gender, ... More

A Retrospective Timeline of the Evolution of Work–Family Research  

Kimberly A. French and Ryan C. Johnson

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Jul 2016
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Feb 2015
This chapter provides a historic overview of the work–family field from the 1970s through today. Several reviews and timelines are compiled to identify themes throughout each time period. ... 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

Toward an Inclusive LGBT Psychology of Working  

Mary Z. Anderson and James M. Croteau

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Jun 2013
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Sep 2013
This chapter examines LGBT issues in explicit relationship to the psychology of working. It presents an overview of the two most developed areas of LGBT vocational psychology: LGBT ... More

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