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Document ID (ISN)102882
CIS number 03-1986
Year 2003
Convention or series no. ILO Sectoral Activities Working Paper No.WP.201
Author(s) Giga S.I., Hoel H., Cooper C.L.
Title Violence at work in the performing arts and in journalism
Bibliographic information ILO Publications, International Labour Office, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 2003. vii, 20p. 55 ref.
Internet access [in English]
Abstract This working paper aims to identify issues relating to violence and stress affecting employees working in the media and the performing arts, covering a variety of jobs including acting, dancing, musical performance, media work and front-line journalism. Contents: sector-specific environment as originator of violence and stress at work; scope of violence and stress in media and entertainment; causes of violence and stress; information collection and reporting on violence and stress in media and entertainment; examples of cases of violence and stress in these sectors.
Descriptors (primary) entertainment services; bullying; violence; ILO; journalism; sexual harassment
Descriptors (secondary) report; noise; part-time employment; anorexia; conditions of work; new technologies; menstrual disorders; unsafe acts; stress factors; women; foreign workers; work time schedules
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom; ILO
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Browse category(ies) Precarious employment
Sexual harassment
Violence and terrorism
Communications industry
Entertainment services and sports
Bullying and mobbing