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Document ID (ISN)55229
CIS number 91-348
ISBN(s) 3-924859-74-4
Year 1989
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Starrin B., Svensson P.G., Wintersberger H.
European Centre for Social Welfare Training and Research
Title Unemployment, poverty and quality of working life - Some European experiences
Bibliographic information Edition Sigma, Rainer Bohn Verlag, Heimstrasse 14, 1000 Berlin 61, Germany, 1989. 366p. Illus. Bibl. Price: DEM 39.00.
Abstract This book is divided into 3 main sections: Part 1 - Unemployment, poverty and ill-health (individual and community adaptation to unemployment; social support, psychological well-being and psychosomatic symptoms; vulnerabilities of the very long-term unemployed; stress reactions); Part 2 - Unemployment and working life (health effects of work and exclusion from work; work, unemployment, poverty and stress; unemployment, overtime and work intensity; adaptational responses to economic stressors); Part 3 - Interventions and mobilisations (improvement of the psychosocial situation of the unemployed; psychological intervention for the prevention of health hazards due to unemployment and poverty; innovative interventions to counteract damaging health effects).
Descriptors (primary) Europe; unemployment; health hazards
Descriptors (secondary) WHO; mental health; social aspects; mental stress; psychological effects; conditions of work
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Psychology and sociology
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Browse category(ies) Unemployment