Chapter 7. Gender and Work Stress: Unique Stressors, Unique Responses

  1. Cary L. Cooper Professor Editor-in-Chief President Chair Fellow3,
  2. Dr. James Campbell Quick Professor Fellow4 and
  3. Marc J. Schabracq health psychologist consultant5
  1. Faye K. Cocchiara1 and
  2. Myrtle P. Bell2

Published Online: 17 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470682357.ch7

International Handbook of Work and Health Psychology, Third Edition

International Handbook of Work and Health Psychology, Third Edition

How to Cite

Cocchiara, F. K. and Bell, M. P. (2009) Gender and Work Stress: Unique Stressors, Unique Responses, in International Handbook of Work and Health Psychology, Third Edition (eds C. L. Cooper, J. C. Quick and M. J. Schabracq), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470682357.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Lancaster University Management School, Lancaster University, Lancaster, LA1 4YW, UK

  2. 4

    Goolsby Leadership Academy, The University of Texas at Arlington, PO Box 19377, Arlington, TX 76019-0377, USA

  3. 5

    Human Factor Development, The Netherlands

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Management and Marketing, Arkansas State University Jonesboro, PO Box 59, State University, AR 72467, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Management, The University of Texas at Arlington, Box 19467, Arlington, TX 76019-0467, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 11 DEC 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470998069

Online ISBN: 9780470682357

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Keywords:

  • gender and work stress - unique stressors, responses;
  • unique stressors for working women;
  • multiple conflicting roles;
  • level of balance between work and family, work and leisure time;
  • stressors for working women and lack of career progress;
  • human stress response - physiological (medical), psychological and behavioural;
  • type of occupation - understanding job stress in working women;
  • behavioural responses to workplace stress and job strain - individual and organizational;
  • within-group gender stressors

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Unique Stressors for Working Women

  • Responses to Workplace Stressors

  • Within-Group Gender Stressors?

  • Summary

  • References