9780789038371

Faculty Stress

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  • ISBN13:

    9780789038371

  • ISBN10:

    0789038374

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 2009-02-11
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Summary

This unique book explores the wide range of factors associated with work-related stress, the sources and perceptions of stress in differing academic environments, and the importance of gender factors in understanding and dealing with work stress in academia.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Perspectives on Stress and Workp. 1
Faculty Time Stress: Correlates Within and Across Academic Disciplinesp. 19
A Life Beyond Work? Job Demands, Work-Life Balance, and Wellbeing in UK Academicsp. 41
The Relationship Between Academic Life Conditions and Perceived Sources of Faculty Stress Over Timep. 61
New Faculty on the Block: Issues of Stress and Supportp. 89
New Faculty Members' Perceptions of the Academic Work Lifep. 107
Reducing Stress for New Faculty at Church-Related Colleges and Universitiesp. 129
Gender Differences in the Causes of Work and Family Strain Among Academic Facultyp. 157
Are Women Faculty Just "Worrywarts?" Accounting for Gender Differences in Self-Reported Stressp. 174
Gender-Related Work Stressors in Tertiary Educationp. 193
Conclusion: Is Stress Likely to Abate for Faculty?p. 210
Indexp. 227
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