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Work and health in India
Published by Policy Press
This interdisciplinary work connects the transformation of India's labour market with changes in health and health problems to offer an analysis that is unprecedented in scope and depth.
This interdisciplinary work connects the transformation of India's labour market with changes in health and health problems to offer an analysis of the impact of working conditions on the health of Indian workers that is unprecedented in scope and depth.
Introduction: Work, stress and health in India ~ Martin Hyde, Holendro Singh Chungkham, Laishram Ladusingh Work, stress and health: Theories and models ~ Linda Magnusson-Hansson, Martin Hyde, Holendro Singh Chungkham & Hugo Westerlund Work environment, health and the international development agenda ~ Martin Hyde and Tores Theorell Employment trends in India: Some issues for investigation ~ A.V.Jose Rural-urban and gender differences in time spent in unpaid household work in India ~ Laishram Ladusingh Activity status, morbidity patterns and hospitalisation in India ~ Harihar Sahoo Occupational class and chronic diseases in India ~ Sanjay K. Mohanty and Anshul Kastor Stress and health among the Indian police ~ Vaijayanthee Kumar and T.J. Kamalanabhan Health status and lifestyle of the Oraon tea garden labourers of Jalpaiguri district, West Bengal ~ Subrata K. Roy and Tanaya Kundu Chowdhury The role of work-family support factors in helping individuals achieve work-family balance in India ~ Sarlaksha Ganesh and M.P.Ganesh Working conditions, health and well-being among the scavenger community ~ Vimal Kumar Lessons and future research directions from work environment research in India ~ Martin Hyde, Holendro Singh Chungkham, Laishram Ladusingh
Martin Hyde is Associate Professor in Gerontology at the Centre for Innovative Ageing, Swansea University. His research looks at global ageing, and work, health and retirement in later life. Holendro Singh Chungkham is an Assistant Professor at the Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), North-East Centre, Tezpur, India His research focuses on the application of advanced statistical techniques look at psychosocial work characteristics and health outcomes. Laishram Ladusingh is Professor in and Head of the Department of Mathematical Demography and Statistics at the International Institute for Population Sciences in Mumbai. He has written extensively on demographic issues.
Reviewer: Lei Ping
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