Gervais, Roxane L

Exploring Resources, Life-Balance and Well-Being of Women Who Work in a Global Context

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Table of contents

Part I. Introduction: Women and Work

1. Introduction: Key Issues on Women Who Work
Roxane L. Gervais, Prudence M. Millear

2. Women’s Contribution to the Workplace
Roxane L. Gervais

Part II. Women in Developing Economies: Exploring Work Choices and Resourcefulness

3. Women’s Resourcefulness in the Informal Economy: Evidence from Jordan
Haya Al-Dajani, Sara Carter, Colin Williams

4. Work-Family Interface: Studying Dhaka City Executives
Syed S. M. Sadrul Huda

Part III. Challenges, Choices and Constraints

5. Making the Best of a Bad Job? Women and Part-Time Work in the United Kingdom
Clare Lyonette, Beate Baldauf, Heike Behle

6. Understanding the Precariousness of the Glass Cliff: An Examination of Social Resources and Global Context
Floor Rink, Michelle K. Ryan, Janka I. Stoker

7. Support for Female Physicians at a University Hospital: What Do Differences Between Female and Male Physicians Tell Us?
Heidi Siller, Angelika Bader, Margarethe Hochleitner

Part IV. Balancing Work: Women’s Choices and Their Lives Outside Work

8. Managing the Work-Home Interface: The Experience of Women Academics
Gail Kinman

9. Working It Out: Balancing Work and Care After the Birth of a First Child
Wendy Boyd, Prudence M. Millear, Karen L. Thorpe, Sue Walker

10. Building Capacity for Positive Communication: A Web-Based Mother-Daughter Communication Resource to Support Work-Family Balance
Mary Katsikitis, Christian Jones, Melody Muscat, Kate Crawford

11. Age and Experience: A Comparison of Work and Family Demands Across the Lifespan
Prudence M. Millear

Part V. Women’s Life Changes and Well-Being at Work

12. Menstruation as a Work Stressor: Evidence and Interventions
Roxane L. Gervais

13. The Relevance of Menopause to the Occupational Safety and Health of Employed Women
Prudence M. Millear, Roxane L. Gervais

14. Workplace Adjustments and Accommodations – Practical Suggestions for Managing the Menopause: An Overview and Case Study Approach
Jennifer Webster

Part VI. Exploring the Future for Women at Work

15. Women at Work: Challenges for the Future
Roxane L. Gervais

Keywords: Social Sciences, Gender Studies, Industrial, Organisational and Economic Psychology, Quality of Life Research, Quality of Life Research, Human Resource Management

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