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Healthy Work: An Annotated Bibliography


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November 2004

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

This reference provides an overview of relevant literature to engineers, managers, accountants, occupational health and safety specialists, and industrial hygienists, so that they, and other professionals, can understand what has caused our workplaces to become primary sources of physical and mental illness.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Chapter 1 Preface Chapter 2 Healthy Work Bibliography Chapter 3 Author Index Chapter 4 Keyword Index Chapter 5 About the Authors

Portrait

Namir Khan is a lecturer at the Centre for Technology and Social Development in the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering at the University of Toronto. Nina Nakajima is a postdoctoral fellow at the Centre for Technology and Social Development, and acting Managing Editor of the Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society. Willem H. Vanderburg is the founding director of the Centre for Technology and Social Development in the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering at the University of Toronto. Namir Khan and Willem Vanderburg are co-authors of several annotated bibliographies including Sustainable Production (2001), Sustainable Energy (2001), and Healthy Cities (2001), all published by Scarecrow.

Pressestimmen

This annotated bibliography will be useful for students of human work and the diverse disciplines it touches (e.g., engineering, management, technology design, public policy, sociology). Recommended. Upper-division undergraduates through professionals. CHOICE The annotations are detailed and informative, as is the preface that thoroughly explains the underlying links between human work, communities, and society identified by the authors. This bibliography is a useful research, reference, and collection development tool. American Reference Books Annual Healthy Work is recommended for academic libraries supporting graduate or undergraduate programs in occupational health, industrial technology, industrial psychology, business administration, or industrial design and for special collections or departmental libraries in those areas. Certainly libraries holding the previous bibliographies in this series will want to add this one. Corporate libraries with active or proposed wellness programs would find this title a useful addition in keeping with Vanderburg's stated purpose. Medical Reference Services Quarterly ...the authors examine typical workplace conditions and locate literature that addresses possible causes. The literature is listed alphabetically by author, but listings include key words and phrases which are the basis of the vitally important keyword index. Some of the issues the literature addresses include equality, psychology, management, morale, professional culture, stress, alienation, work design, and unions. Scitech Book News
EAN: 9780810852853
ISBN: 0810852853
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: SCARECROW PRESS INC
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2004
Seitenanzahl: 376 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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